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Hong Kong rally against ban on pro-independence election candidates

About a thousand protesters rallied through Hong Kong on Sunday (August 21) against a ban on six pro-independence candidates from running in upcoming elections.

About a thousand protesters rallied through Hong Kong on Sunday (August 21) against a ban on six pro-independence candidates from running in upcoming elections.

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Tunisia's next prime minister names new cabinet

Tunisia’s prime minister designate has named his new government, appointing an inclusive team with an eye to implementing economic reforms.

Tunisia’s prime minister designate has named his new government, appointing an inclusive team with an eye to implementing economic reforms.

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Asylum hearings for Turkish soldiers in Greece

Asylum hearings have begun in Greece for a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there from Turkey after last month's failed coup.

Asylum hearings have begun in Greece for a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there from Turkey after last month's failed coup.

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Trumps claims Obama "lied" about cash for Iran's US prisoners

The US State Department has admitted for the first time that a 400 million dollar cash payment made to Iran ordered by a tribunal was withheld until four US prisoners were…

The US State Department has admitted for the first time that a 400 million dollar cash payment made to Iran ordered by a tribunal was withheld until four US prisoners were…

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Beach bans on the burkini in France sparks widespread debate

You might think at first sight that the bikini does not respect correctness and morality as stated in a bylaw in the popular Mediterranean resort of Cannes.

You might think at first sight that the bikini does not respect correctness and morality as stated in a bylaw in the popular Mediterranean resort of Cannes.

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Sweden: Minister quits over drink driving

Sweden’s youngest-ever cabinet minister, Aida Hadzialic, has resigned after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol.

Sweden’s youngest-ever cabinet minister, Aida Hadzialic, has resigned after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Venezuela opposition signature drive 'probably' set for October

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

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Venezuela appoints drug-tainted general as interior minister

President Nicolas Maduro has made General Nestor Reverol Venezuela's interior minister despite his being accused in the US of abetting cocaine smuggling.

President Nicolas Maduro has made General Nestor Reverol Venezuela's interior minister despite his being accused in the US of abetting cocaine smuggling.

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Olympic Games tainted by political activity

The Olympic charter states: “No kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, venues or other areas.

The Olympic charter states: “No kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, venues or other areas.