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Five banks keep 13 branches shut and hundreds of ATMs offline after vandals attacked China-linked companies in Hong Kong

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Five banks keep 13 branches shut and hundreds of ATMs offline after vandals attacked China-linked companies in Hong Kong

Anti-government protesters vandalised and damaged several locations including a Bank of China branch in Sha Tin on 5 May 2019 after the government issued an anti-mask law. Photo: Felix Wong  BOCHK still closed five branches on Tuesday after it has to close all 200 branches except one on Saturday, while ICBC (Asia) need to close […]

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Turkey can’t be controlled with threats, Vice President Oktay says

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Turkey can’t be controlled with threats, Vice President Oktay says

AA Photo Turkey has the determination and power to execute its own plans when it comes to national security and can’t be controlled with threats, Vice President Fuat Oktay said Tuesday. “Turkey will not accept the creation of a terror corridor or a terror state right next to its borders under no circumstances, whatever the […]

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Stolen truck rams into cars in Limburg, Germany More than a dozen people were injured after a stolen truck slammed into cars in the German city of Limburg. Police have detained the driver and are “not ruling out” any motives.

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Stolen truck rams into cars in Limburg, Germany More than a dozen people were injured after a stolen truck slammed into cars in the German city of Limburg. Police have detained the driver and are “not ruling out” any motives.

A man driving a stolen truck plowed into several cars in the center of the German city of Limburg on Monday, injuring 17 people, according to police. The driver, who was also injured, has been arrested. “Based on what we have learned and several witness accounts, the man seized control of the truck at about 5:20 pm […]

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Stab in the back’: Kurdish forces decry US pullout from Syria Syrian Democratic Forces denounce US move, pledge to defend ‘at all costs’ if Turkey carries out long-threatened attack.

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Stab in the back’: Kurdish forces decry US pullout from Syria Syrian Democratic Forces denounce US move, pledge to defend ‘at all costs’ if Turkey carries out long-threatened attack.

The SDF was Washington’s main ally in Syria in the fight against ISIL [File: Maya Alleruzzo/AP Photo]  The Kurdish-led forces who helped the United States defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) group in Syria have accused Washington of reneging on its commitments by pulling out troops from the country’s northeast and clearing the […]

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Two scientists from U.S. and one from Britain share Nobel medicine prize

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Two scientists from U.S. and one from Britain share Nobel medicine prize

STOCKHOLM – Two scientists from the United States and one from the U.K. won the 2019 Nobel medicine prize on Monday for discovering how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels, paving the way for new strategies to fight diseases such as anaemia and cancer. The Nobel award-giving body said U.S.-born researchers William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza […]

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US troops start pullout in Syria as Turkey prepares operation American troops ‘will no longer be in the immediate area’ casting uncertainty on the fate of their Kurdish allies.

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US troops start pullout in Syria as Turkey prepares operation American troops ‘will no longer be in the immediate area’ casting uncertainty on the fate of their Kurdish allies.

US decision was reached following a call between President Trump and President Erdogan [File: Delil Souleiman/AFP] American troops have begun withdrawing from northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion that Kurdish fighters say will overturn the victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) armed group. US forces “will not support or be […]

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Iraqi premier rejects resignation of seven ministers amid violent protests

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Iraqi premier rejects resignation of seven ministers amid violent protests

Anti-government protesters set fires and close a street during a demonstration in Baghdad CREDIT: AP Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi was said to have rejected the resignation of seven ministers to prevent the collapse of his government as the country witnesses deadly protests over corruption and poor public services. A political […]

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Germany wants closer cooperation with Turkey over refugee crisis: minister

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Germany wants closer cooperation with Turkey over refugee crisis: minister

AP File Photo Germany’s interior minister Sunday called for closer cooperation with Turkey to handle the refugee and migration crisis. Horst Seehofer said in an exclusive interview with the Welt am Sonntag weekly that they were not in a position to address the migration and refugee issues alone through the arrangements of the past. “There […]

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Israel and Gulf states working on ‘historic pact’ to end conflict between them TV says FM Katz met Gulf counterparts at UN to advance ‘non-aggression’ deal as they face Iran, pledging friendly ties, cooperation, no war or incitement; Greenblatt also in loop.

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Israel and Gulf states working on ‘historic pact’ to end conflict between them TV says FM Katz met Gulf counterparts at UN to advance ‘non-aggression’ deal as they face Iran, pledging friendly ties, cooperation, no war or incitement; Greenblatt also in loop.

In this photo released on July 1, 2019, Foreign Minister Israel Katz visits the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Courtesy Katz’s office) Israel is reportedly negotiating with several Gulf states on a “non-aggression pact” between them as they face off against an increasingly emboldened Iran. The deal, which Channel […]

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Somali police undergo counterterrorism training in Turkey

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Somali police undergo counterterrorism training in Turkey

Somalian policemen are being trained for counterterrorism operations. Agroup of Somali police officers underwent training in Turkey as the African country is embattled with terror attacks by the Al-Shabaab terrorist group.In an elite school for the Turkish Army’s commando units in the western town of Foça, police officers learned how to handle terror threats in […]

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