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  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 19:03

    Afghan Election Results Delayed

    ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) confirmed Saturday it had delayed the planned release of preliminary results of the Sept. 28 presidential polls.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:36

    Spanish PM visits Barcelona, criticises regional chief

    BARCELONA - Spain’s acting prime minister visited Barcelona on Monday following a week of Catalan separatist unrest, shrugging off calls to meet pro-independence leaders and accusing the regional president of failing in his duty to restore order.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:34

    Hong Kong riot police teargas, chase protesters, residents jeer officers

    HONG KONG - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas late on Monday to disperse pro-democracy demonstrators gathered to commemorate the three-month anniversary of an assault by more than 100 men on protesters, commuters and journalists.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:31

    WikiLeaks founder Assange appears confused at extradition hearing

    LONDON - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday, struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight his extradition to the United States.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:28

    U.S. mulls leaving some troops in Syria to guard oil - Pentagon

    DOHUK, Iraq/KABUL - The Pentagon is considering keeping some U.S. troops near oilfields in northeastern Syria alongside Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to help deny oil to Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:24

    Johnson faces perilous Brexit ratification after Brexit deal vote blocked

    LONDON- Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote on it on Monday.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:21

    Trump says it is foregone conclusion he will be impeached in U.S. House

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Monday it is a foregone conclusion that the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will vote to impeach him over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival as he exhorted his fellow Republicans to rally to his defence.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:19

    Sri Lanka presidential hopeful vows probe into Easter blasts

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A former Sri Lankan defense chief who is a front-runner in next month's presidential election said he'll order a fresh probe into the Easter Sunday blasts that killed 263 people by appointing a presidential commission if he wins.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:19

    Nine killed in fresh firing across Kashmir border

    Srinagar (India) - At least nine people were killed Sunday in firing along the de facto India-Pakistan border in Kashmir, officials said, adding to the spike in deaths in recent days as New Delhi eased a curfew in the disputed region.