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Philippines tells world not to interfere in Duterte drugs war

Residents involved with illegal drugs wait for fellow surrenderees before taking a pledge that they will not use or sell ”Shabu” (Meth) again after surrendering to police and government officials in Makati, metro Manila, Philippines, August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Erik De … Continue reading

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Finns protest against racism after man assaulted at neo-Nazi rally dies

More than 15,000 people gathered in Helsinki on Saturday to protest against racism and violence, after the death of a man assaulted during a neo-Nazi rally in the city earlier this month. Following an influx of asylum seekers last year, … Continue reading

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Ecuador hopes hearing marks 'beginning of the end' of Assange saga

By Hugh Bronstein | UNITED NATIONS Ecuador hopes that the October questioning of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the country’s London Embassy since 2012, will mark the “beginning of the end” of the legal deadlock over case, Ecuador’s … Continue reading

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Balkan route nations say to focus on achievable ways to prevent new migrant influx

European countries on the route used by more than a million migrants to reach the continent last year agreed on Saturday to focus on the more easily achievable ways to prevent another influx than the big issues the EU is … Continue reading

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N.Y. Times endorses Clinton for U.S. president

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at the Frontline Outreach and Youth Center in Orlando, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rights

By Padraic Halpin | DUBLIN Thousands of protestors marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in … Continue reading

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Re-elected head of Britain's Labour Party, Corbyn calls for unity

By Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan | LONDON Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Saturday, ending a “coup” attempt by more moderate lawmakers who say his left-wing agenda can never deliver victory at the polls. … Continue reading

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Syrian government seizes area in Aleppo attack, death toll climbs

By Tom Perry | BEIRUT Syrian government forces seized ground from rebels north of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on the city’s opposition-held east as it came under fierce air strikes in a major offensive by the Russian-backed army. … Continue reading

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Black teen fatally shot by Columbus, Ohio, police to be mourned Saturday

The funeral for a 13-year-old African-American boy fatally shot by a white police officer in Columbus, Ohio, is set for Saturday. Friends and family of Tyre King will mourn him at a funeral service at the First Church of God … Continue reading

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Four al Qaeda members killed in suspected U.S. drone strike: officials

Four members of al Qaeda’s Yemen branch, including a local commander, were killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike on a vehicle traveling east of the capital Sanaa, two local officials said on Saturday. They said the attack in Marib … Continue reading

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