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U.S., South Korea postpone military drills in bid to bolster North Korea peace effort

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:51:15 -0500

The United States and South Korea said on Sunday they will postpone upcoming military drills in an effort to bolster a stalled peace push with North Korea, even as Washington denied the move amounted to another concession to Pyongyang.

Trump tweets at North Korea's Kim, tells him to 'get the deal done'

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:44:07 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to "act quickly" to reach a deal with the United States, in a tweet weighing in on North Korea's criticism of his political rival former Vice President Joe Biden.

Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:39:48 -0500

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests, which he blamed on the Islamic Republic's opponents and foreign foes.

Lebanon sinks deeper in crisis after Safadi withdrawal

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:35:07 -0500

Lebanon slid deeper into political crisis on Sunday after the withdrawal of a top candidate for prime minister narrowed the chances of creating a government needed to enact urgent reforms.

Hong Kong police threaten to use live bullets as standoff with protesters escalates

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:26:51 -0500

Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to use live bullets if "rioters" used lethal weapons and committed other acts of violence, after the latest flare up during five months of anti-government protests in the Chinese ruled city.

Russia says it will return captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:23:14 -0500

Russia will return three captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday and is moving them to a handover location agreed with Kiev, Crimea's border guard service was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday.

Hong Kong campus protesters fire arrows as anti-government unrest spreads

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:22:46 -0500

Hong Kong protesters shot arrows and hurled petrol bombs from a barricaded university on Sunday at police who fired tear gas and water cannon in some of the worst violence in the Chinese-ruled city since anti-government unrest erupted five months ago.

Rocket hits Baghdad Green Zone, no casualties reported: police, diplomats

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:18:55 -0500

A rocket hit Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, which houses embassies and government buildings, on Sunday but caused no casualties or major damage, two police sources said.

Tunisia's PM-designate promises to revive hope for frustrated youth, reform state firms

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:11:12 -0500

Tunisia's next government should focus on reforming the faltering economy and restoring hope among frustrated youth,

U.N.-backed Libyan authorities seize eastern Libyan plane

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:01:45 -0500

Authorities at Libya's Misrata airport on Sunday seized a Libyan Airlines aircraft operating from Benghazi in the east of the country, the airline's Benghazi management said.

Greeks march to mark anniversary of 1973 student revolt

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:57:13 -0500

Thousands of Greeks, including former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, marched through central Athens on Sunday evening to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that helped topple a military junta.

Tens of thousands gather in Tbilisi to demand snap elections in Georgia

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:52:17 -0500

About 20,000 people rallied in the center of the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Sunday to protest against the government and to demand an early parliamentary election.

Hong Kong police threaten to use live bullets if 'rioters' use lethal weapons

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:46:14 -0500

Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to respond with live bullets if "rioters" used lethal weapons and committed other acts of violence, amid a standoff with protesters who have been hurling petrol bombs outside a university campus.

Sri Lanka strongman Rajapaksa wins presidency by big margin

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:32:24 -0500

Sri Lanka's former civil wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was declared the winner in the presidential election on Sunday, after promising to secure the country against militant threats following Easter bombings this year.

Sri Lanka election body declares Rajapaksa winner of presidential poll

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:32:24 -0500

Sri Lanka's election commission declared former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the winner of the presidential election on Sunday.

Sri Lanka finance minister quits after ruling party candidate defeated in presidential poll

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:32:24 -0500

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera resigned from his post on Sunday saying he had lost the mandate after voters rejected the ruling party's candidate in a presidential election.

Sri Lanka president-elect Rajapaksa a war hero to some, a polarizing figure for others

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:31:00 -0500

For Sri Lanka's majority Sinhalese Buddhists, president-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa is best-placed to take on the hard challenge of defeating enemies of the state such as those who carried out deadly Easter Sunday attacks early this year.

Protesters regain control of third bridge in Baghdad

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:23:10 -0500

Iraqi protesters regained control of a third bridge leading to Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday, taking further ground in the biggest wave of anti-government demonstrations in decades.

Czechs celebrate Velvet Revolution anniversary with music and marches

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:44:20 -0500

Czechs celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on Sunday, flocking to central Prague for concerts and speeches to mark the end of communist rule.

Bolivians queue for chicken and fuel as protests cripple highways

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:41:30 -0500

Bolivians suffered long lines on the streets of La Paz on Sunday to secure chicken, eggs and cooking fuel as supporters of ousted President Evo Morales continued to cripple the country's highways, isolating population centers from lowland farms.