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Lebanon government in 11-hour reform...

Lebanon government in 11-hour reform...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered in central Beirut and other cities Sunday to demand better...

Pro-separatists stage new Barcelona...

Pro-separatists stage new Barcelona...

Europe

Mon, Oct 21 2019

One large crowd blocked a road close to the Spanish government headquarters in Catalonia, throwing dozens...

Chile extends state of emergency as...

Chile extends state of emergency as...

Latin America

Mon, Oct 21 2019

The clashes, which have seen some 9,500 police and military fire tear gas and water cannon against protesters...

Australian newspapers redact front pages...

Australian newspapers redact front pages...

Oceania

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Australia has no constitutional safeguards for free speech, although the government added a provision...

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives...

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives...

Oceania

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Just 49 people travelled on the Boeing 787-9 to minimize the weight on board and give the plane sufficient...

Dhaka ranks third worst in Air Quality...

Dhaka ranks third worst in Air Quality...

World

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Vietnam's Hanoi and India's Delhi were at the top of the list with scores of 245 and 199...

EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant...

EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant...

Europe

Mon, Oct 21 2019

The EU 27 have already agreed twice to postpone Brexit from the original deadline of March 29 this...

Hong Kong firms, lacking riot insurance,...

Hong Kong firms, lacking riot insurance,...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Coverage for civil unrest, particularly for small and mid-sized firms, is uncommon

October 21: What happened this day in...

October 21: What happened this day in...

World

Mon, Oct 21 2019

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts...

Coppola backs Scorsese in row over Marvel...

Coppola thinks Marvel films are...

Showtime

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Coppola, director of the Godfather films, backed his fellow Italian-American film-maker Scorsese...

World's oldest pearl found in Abu...

World's oldest pearl found in Abu...

World

Sun, Oct 20 2019

The "Abu Dhabi Pearl" will be shown for the first time in the exhibition "10,000 years...

What happens next after UK PM Johnson...

What happens next after UK PM Johnson...

Europe

Sun, Oct 20 2019

After a short meeting on Sunday, diplomats with the bloc said the EU would play for time rather than...

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of...

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Turkey paused its military offensive into north-eastern Syria after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed...

Brazil building collapse death toll...

Brazil building collapse death toll...

Latin America

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Building collapses in Brazil tend to happen in poorer neighbourhoods, known as favelas, where illegal...

Fresh Lebanon protests expected after...

Fresh Lebanon protests expected after...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Demonstrations had flared on Thursday in response to a proposed $0.20-tax on calls via WhatsApp and other...

Pentagon: All US troops withdrawing...

Pentagon: All US troops withdrawing...

North America

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Any decision to send additional US troops to Iraq is likely to be heavily scrutinized in a country where...

Petrol bombs, tear gas scar Hong Kong...

Petrol bombs, tear gas scar Hong Kong...

East Asia

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Police used several water canon trucks to disperse protesters, spraying jets of blue-dye into the crowds...

Trump, Lopez Obrador agree to take action...

Trump, Lopez Obrador agree to take action...

North America

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Increasing the number of Mexican intelligence agents in the United States is another proposal that is...

Protests around the world: Violent clashes...

Protests around the world: Violent clashes...

World

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Protests blazed in several countries across the world, with citizens unhappy for different reasons, as...

Pompeo: US committed to Afghan peace...

Pompeo: US committed to Afghan peace...

North America

Sun, Oct 20 2019

The explosives that went off during Friday prayers were placed inside the mosque in the Jawdara area...

Spanish PM under pressure over Catalan...

Spanish PM under pressure over Catalan...

Europe

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Nearly 600 people have been injured in clashes with police since the protests started