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Strikes on northwest Syria kill 1 person, cause wide damage
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Strikes on northwest Syria kill 1 person, cause wide damage

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes on several locations in northwest Syria near the border with Turkey have killed at least one…
Tens of thousands strike in India as slowdown hits jobs
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Tens of thousands strike in India as slowdown hits jobs

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of workers affiliated to trade unions led a strike in parts of India…
Strike makes for not-so-merry Christmas travel in France
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Strike makes for not-so-merry Christmas travel in France

Holiday travellers across France scrambled for alternatives Sunday as an 18-day-old transport strike over pension reform saw train services slashed…
Paris police arrest scores amid strike over pension reform
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Paris police arrest scores amid strike over pension reform

PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains…
Mass strike over pensions tangles transport across France
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Mass strike over pensions tangles transport across France

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower shut down on Thursday, France’s vaunted high-speed trains stood still and teachers walked off…
US singles out Iran, readies response to Saudi oil attacks
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US singles out Iran, readies response to Saudi oil attacks

The United States readied its response Monday to the “unprecedented” attack on Saudi oil facilities as President Donald Trump said…
Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites ‘under control’ after drone attacks
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Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites ‘under control’ after drone attacks

RIYADH (Reuters) – Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that…
Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by UN for killing children
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Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by UN for killing children

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition fighting in Yemen killed or injured 729 children during 2018, accounting…
Russia denies its planes bombed rebel-held Syrian city
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Russia denies its planes bombed rebel-held Syrian city

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Ministry of Defence denied on Monday its planes carried out air strikes on the rebel-held Syrian…
Memes, cartoons and caustic Cantonese: the language of Hong Kong’s protests
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Memes, cartoons and caustic Cantonese: the language of Hong Kong’s protests

Viral artwork pummelling city leaders, clever word plays and Cantonese cursing that would make a sailor blush — Hong Kongers…
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