Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry

Turkish police walk in front of the Metropolitan Municipality headquarters in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Murad SezerISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in...

Turkey removes 3 pro-Kurdish mayors from office

In a new government crackdown on a pro-Kurdish party, Turkey on Monday removed from office the elected mayors of three cities in the mostly Kurdish-populated southeast region over their alleged...

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after weeks of violence

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Hong Kong protesters throng streets peacefully in pouring rain

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Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul's strain of...

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia’s ‘doomsday weapon’

It's claimed by its owner, Russian President Vladimir Putin, to have unlimited range and be able to outflank all US air defenses. But this month, it proved, for a Kremlin...

Blast at wedding in Afghan capital wounds at least 20: hospital

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Italy’s Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship

Italy's hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant rescue ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff...

London Stock Exchange hit by trading delay

The opening of the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indexes was delayed by what the exchange described as a "trading services issue." While other parts of the market opened as...

Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests, despite fears that police could adopt tougher...

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