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Hong Kong protesters throng streets in heat and heavy rain

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.

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India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir‘s biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said.

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UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times, but whose interpretation was contested by ministers.

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Leaked Brexit documents show worst-case scenario: minister

Leaked British government documents warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit are based on a worst-case scenario, said Michael Gove, the minister in charge of coordinating preparations for leaving the European Union without a deal.

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No-Deal Brexit document leaked by former minister: UK government source

Documents detailing the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit were leaked by a former minister in an attempt to try and influence the government‘s negotiations with the European Union, a government source said on Sunday.

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Yemen‘s war cut a father‘s route to work, now his toddler starves

Before Yemen‘s war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region.

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Germany, Hungary to mark end of the Iron Curtain

Thirty years ago on Monday Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hundreds of them rejoiced. The Iron Curtain was passing into history.

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Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underling the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agree a pact with the United States.

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Hong Kong protesters throng streets under heavy rain

At least 100,000 anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.

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No more spending excuses for Merkel as investment bottlenecks ease

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fended off growing calls for more fiscal stimulus by citing the slow outflow of existing federal funds - but data suggests the money is indeed being used up as local authority bottlenecks gradually clear.

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Islamic state claims responsibility for wedding suicide attack in Kabul

Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Kabul on Saturday.

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Gibraltar says leaked Brexit warnings out of date and wrong

Leaked warnings about Gibraltar‘s ability to cope with a no-deal Brexit are wrong and out of date, the British territory said after the Sunday Times reported official planning documents.

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UK minister dismisses ‘scaremongering‘ over leaked Brexit report

British energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Sunday dismissed concerns over potential food, fuel and drug shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit as scaremongering.

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Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers join anti-government rally

Tens of thousands of protesters poured into one of Hong Kong‘s busiest shopping districts on Sunday, braving a downpour to join an anti-government rally in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.

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U.S. and UK presence in Gulf brings insecurity: Iran Revolutionary Guards navy chief

The presence of America and Britain in the Gulf region brings insecurity, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards navy, Alireza Tangsiri, was reported as saying by the ILNA news agency.

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Russia says no plans to install new missiles unless U.S. deploys them

Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington‘s withdrawal from a Soviet-era arms pact.

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UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times, citing official documents

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show.

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Thousands of Hong Kongers brave rain to join anti-government rally

Thousands of protesters, most clad in black, gathered under a downpour for an anti-government rally at a Hong Kong park on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.

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India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir‘s main city after clashes

Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir‘s biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said.

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Afghan president says Taliban can‘t escape blame for deadly bombing

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday the Taliban could not escape blame for a "barbaric" suicide bomb attack on a wedding hall in the capital, Kabul, that killed 63 people.

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Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks

Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in the capital, Kabul.

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Hong Kong braces for mass anti-government rally

Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests in the Asian financial hub.

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Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a U.S. troop withdrawal.

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Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, wounds 182: ministry

A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said.

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