Cyril Ramaphosa on 'damaging' South African xenophobic attacks

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 20:04
President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent xenophobic attacks were "damaging" to South Africa.
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Head of Vatican police resigns over 'highly damaging' memo leak

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 19:12
Domenico Giani had "no responsibility" for the leak but resigned out of "love", the Holy See said.
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US treasury chief Mnuchin in China tariff warning

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 19:07
Tariffs on $156bn of Chinese goods will be imposed if a trade deal is not finalised by December, Steve Mnuchin says.
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Trump's pullback of US troops reshapes Syrian war

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 16:25
The Americans' departure is a victory for Syria, Russia and Iran, writes the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.
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China's Study the Great Nation app 'enables spying via back door'

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 13:51
Study the Great Nation could be used to monitor phone-users' activity, a security firm warns.
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Australia town scales up search for stray boa constrictor

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:21
"This thing would take a full-sized kangaroo mate, no problem," a local snake catcher says.
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Hong Kong protests: President Xi warns of 'bodies smashed'

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 06:13
China's president didn't mention any particular region but it was seen as a warning to Hong Kong.
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Ecuador repeals law ending fuel subsidies in deal to stop protests

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 06:06
An agreement is struck after talks in Quito between the government and indigenous leaders.
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Poland's ruling party seen to keep power in parliamentary vote

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:56
Early official results show Populist Law and Justice party set to win with 49.3 percent of vote.
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Ecuador's Moreno, indigenous groups reach deal to end protests

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:47
Two sides agree on new package to cut government spending, increase revenues, reduce budget deficits and public debt.
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Cooking gas cylinder blast kills 10 in India

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:45
The blast took place in a two-storey home in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:38
The typhoon - the worst to hit the country in decades - has left at least 37 dead, with 20 missing.
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Turkey's relationship with NATO tested over Syria operation

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:36
Schisms between Turkey and NATO members surface as Secretary General Stoltenberg warns Ankara of potential ISIL risk.
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Duterte's top police chief resigns amid drug allegations

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:30
General Oscar Albayalde allegedly intervened in the prosecution of officers accused of selling seized drugs.
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Xi warns China's adversaries of 'crushed bodies, shattered bones'

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 04:55
China's president issues warning amid continuing Hong Kong protests, and Xinjiang criticism.
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Canadian PM Trudeau shrugs off security threat

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 04:17
The prime minister appeared at a rally in a bulletproof vest and surrounded by uniformed officers.
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Japan begins clean up after Typhoon Hagibis leaves dozens dead

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 03:16
Rescue efforts under way after powerful typhoon paralyses Tokyo, leaving nearly half a million homes without power.
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Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 02:23
SDF announces deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border to counter Ankara's offensive.
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Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Syrian army

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 02:10
Syrian government forces will be deployed along Syria's northern border to halt Turkey's assault.
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Syrian army to deploy along Turkey border as US orders pullback

Al Jazeera - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 01:11
In a major shift in alliance, Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus on Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border.
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