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Hong Kong cleans up after latest violence ahead of October 1 anniversary9/23/2019 4:43:04 AM Hong Kong cleaned up on Monday and resumed train services after a weekend of sometimes violent protests that saw pro-democracy activists vandalize a railway station and shopping mall.
Buildings set ablaze amid fresh unrest in Indonesia's Papua: media9/23/2019 4:20:33 AM Indonesian security forces were battling on Monday to restore order in a town in the easternmost province of Papua, a police spokesman said, following media reports of buildings set ablaze and gunfire amid fresh demonstrations by protesters.
Five civilians killed in air strikes by Saudi-led coalition in Yemen: TV9/23/2019 3:31:03 AM Yemen's Houthi movement said early on Monday that five civilians from one family were killed in air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Omran province in Yemen, according to the Houthi owned Al-Masirah TV.
Pompeo says U.S. mission is to avoid war with Iran but measures in place to deter9/23/2019 3:08:48 AM The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for "deterrence and defense," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.
France says main priority is to de-escalate U.S.-Iran tensions9/23/2019 3:08:48 AM France's foreign minister said on Sunday his country's main aim at this week's U.N. General Assembly meeting is to de-escalate tensions between the United States and Iran and that a meeting between their presidents was not the top priority.
Filipinos give thumbs up to Duterte's 'excellent' drugs war: poll9/23/2019 2:41:18 AM Philippine citizens are overwhelmingly satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs, a survey showed, giving a boost to a government outraged by an international push to investigate allegations of systematic murders by police.
Indonesia finds design flaw, oversight lapses in 737 MAX crash: WSJ9/23/2019 2:35:42 AM Indonesian investigators have found that design and oversight lapses played a key role in the October 2018 crash of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet that killed all 189 people aboard, the Wall Street Journal said on Sunday.
Trump says he discussed Biden in call with Ukrainian president9/23/2019 2:17:17 AM U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he discussed Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son in a call with Ukraine's president.
Nicaragua opposition group takes responsibility for 'military actions' after bridge explosion9/22/2019 11:15:15 PM A Nicaraguan opposition group claimed responsibility on Sunday for "military actions," after a series of small explosions struck the country, including one that damaged a bridge leading to Nicaragua's most important port.
Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call9/22/2019 11:11:09 PM Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Biden and his son.
The party will decide our Brexit position, says UK Labour's Corbyn9/22/2019 10:29:05 PM British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday his party would guide him on how to campaign in a second Brexit referendum, pledging to offer voters a choice between staying in the European Union and a "credible" deal.
UK opposition Labour to vote on Brexit stance9/22/2019 10:28:49 PM Britain's Labour Party will on Monday decide between two possible Brexit policies: to campaign to remain in the European Union at a second referendum or defer a decision on what stance to take until after an election, a Labour source said on Sunday.
Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm9/22/2019 10:18:44 PM Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the country's energy sector, a joint statement said on Sunday.
Billions of euros, millions of jobs: Europe's carmakers warn on no-deal Brexit9/22/2019 10:15:40 PM A month before Britain is due to quit the European Union, the bloc's car-makers have joined forces to warn of billions of euros in losses in the event of a no-deal Brexit with production stoppages costing 50,000 pounds a minute in Britain alone.
Eyeing elections, Britain's Labour plan care spending boost9/22/2019 10:06:11 PM Britain's opposition Labour Party will on Monday set out a 6 billion pound per year plan to help look after elderly people, as it pitches its economic agenda for a socialist-run country at the party's annual conference.
Iranian maritime official says UK tanker Stena Impero to be released soon: Fars news9/22/2019 9:26:47 PM Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Iran on July 19, will be released soon, an Iranian maritime official said on Sunday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.
Canada's Trudeau pledges lower taxes, cellphone costs as blackface scandal hits him in polls9/22/2019 9:19:43 PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went on the offensive on Sunday, promising to cut middle-class taxes and slash cellphone costs if re-elected after polls showed he took a significant hit when photos emerged last week of him in blackface.
Canada's Trudeau vows to cut cellphone bills, says he is ready to force firms to act9/22/2019 9:18:54 PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised on Sunday to reduce cellphone bills by 25% if his Liberals are re-elected next month and warned major providers he could force them to take action.
Climate activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier9/22/2019 8:52:33 PM Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment.
U.S. Senator Graham says he is trying to get Turkey back in F-35 fold9/22/2019 8:10:16 PM U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that he would like to get NATO ally Turkey back in a joint manufacturing program for F-35 fighter jets, from which it was expelled in July.