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Tear gas grenades kill four protesters in Baghdad: Medics

Amnesty International found that demonstrators suffered gruesome wounds and death after the grenades embed inside their heads.

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UK government tells EU will not name commissioner before election

A spokesman for von der Leyen's European Commission transition team told AFP she had received the letter from British authorities overnight.

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13 differently-abled students from India learn new 'sign language' in Singapore

The DDS has already won recognition at home with awards from the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Governor in recent years.

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Schools closed as protests out chokehold on Hong Kong

Authorities ordered schools and universities to close until next week, while hospitals deferred non-emergency operations.

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Loaded with anti-India panelists, Congressional Commission to hold hearing on Kashmir

India on August 5 withdrew Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories.

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US initiates new anti-dumping duty, countervailing investigations

In 2018, imports of forged steel fittings from India and South Korea were valued at an estimated USD 92.6 million and USD 67.6 million, respectively.

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Domestic abuse: Indian woman in Sharjah pleads for help on Twitter with bleeding eye, husband held

Sharjah Police immediately responded to the tweet and reached out to the Indian woman and arrested the 47-year-old man on Wednesday night.

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Gunmen attack police vehicle in Pakistan; one killed

Unidentified gunmen attacked a police vehicle in northwest Pakistan, killing a senior counter-terrorism officer and injuring three others.

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Thai clerk charged with murder after shooting gunman in court

The clerk was charged with intentional killing, Khomsorn Mabumrung, commander of Chanthaburi provincial police.

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Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border to US

A Ministry statement said the United States has agreed to take him in and that the procedures to repatriate him are underway.

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Hong Kong Police say protesters out of control, deny curfew

With no end to the protests in sight, the beleaguered police force is appointing a group of prison guards as special constables.

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Powerful hard-liner: Iran should stop honouring nuclear deal

The comments by Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei show an increasing willingness among Iran’s hard-liners to use the country’s atomic program to pressure Western powers.

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Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says he’ll make US presidential bid: Sources

Deval Patrick also campaigned for Doug Jones during Alabama's contentious 2017 special election for US Senate.

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Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead

At least 50 homes were damaged or destroyed in New South Wales on Tuesday by wildfires that had burnt into the suburbs of Sydney.

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Next up in impeachment hearings: A parade of key witnesses

The House intelligence committee, which is conducting the impeachment hearings, has set a packed schedule of open hearings over the next week.

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