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International News

Hundreds protest killing of students as Bashir trial set
Thailand seeks deeper cooperation as ASEAN ministers meet
U.S. puts sanctions on Iranian foreign minister Zarif
North Korea's test firing verified combat effectiveness of new rocket
Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants them greater c
Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data
China, ASEAN countries agree to forge closer ties
Al Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden killed — US media
Tigers find safe habitat in India
Asian countries turning back wealthy world's waste
In Greece's Aegean Sea, divers find 'gulf of plastic corals'
Colossal dinosaur bone find in France thrills scientists
Disabled lawmakers in Japan shine light on accessibility issue
Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings
Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement
Hong Kong protesters seek to shut down city with general strike
Latinos express fear, point finger at Trump after mass shooting
US designates China a 'currency manipulator' as trade war rages
Hong Kong protests pushing city to 'very dangerous situation' — leader
North Korea conducts new launches, threatens to take ‘new road’
Puerto Rico’s new governor faces legal challenge
China warns Hong Kong protesters central govt has 'immense strength'
Thousands protest against Honduran president after drug link surfaces
North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S.
5.9-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan
UK food industry looks to avoid shortages in no-deal Brexit
Clashes erupt in Yemen's Aden, three dead
Largest US immigration raids in a decade net 680 arrests
Norway in contact with Venezuelan parties on talks
Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero'
Italy's Salvini pulls plug on government, calls for elections
No phone calls, no groceries: Kashmir on edge under lockdown
Japan urged to sign UN nuke ban on Hiroshima anniversary
Quarter of world's population facing extreme water stress
Thailand produces 1st batch of cannabis oil
Move over Chanel: North Korea's 'raccoon eye makers' get state push
Drug cases in Cambodia increase by 9 percent
Beaches choked with stinky seaweed could be the new normal
Trump admin weakens enforcement of Endangered Species Act
Next Guatemala leader seeks better U.S. migrant deal
New rules to deny green cards to many legal immigrants
HK leader warns of economic downturn
Indian-controlled Kashmir under strict lockdown for 9th day
‘When will you die?’ Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference
Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears
Hong Kong airport reopens after overnight clashes, mass protests
Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead: Kyodo
UK planning post-Brexit freight service for vital medicines
Man accused of New Zealand mosque attack seeks to move trial
Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics
Thousands protest in Britain for Kashmir outside Indian High Commissio
Cuban government imposes price controls
China warns it could quell Hong Kong protesters
North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's dialogue pledge
Facebook listened to users’ conversations – report
Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill
Dreadful heat, humidity invade southern US as misery continues
Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads
Trump confirms interest in buying Greenland
Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead
More mass protests planned in Hong Kong after peaceful weekend
China warns Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong
Britain preps for no-deal Brexit despite dire impact warnings
Thousands riot in Indonesia’s Papua, parliament building torched
US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty
From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species
Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier
Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans
US slams ‘bullying’ in South China Sea
North Korea says U.S. cruise missile test, military moves 'dangerous'
Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates