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BEIRUIT, Lebanon -- The leader of Hezbollah has vowed to shoot down any Israeli drones that enter into Lebanese airspace, after two drones reportedly crashed in Beirut, Sunday. Hassan Nasrallah, the head of the Iran-backed Lebanese militant group, said that two Israeli drones...
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HONG KONG -- The family of a Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for more than two weeks, have described reports that he was detained in China for soliciting prostitutes as a "joke." Simon Cheng, 28, is being held for 15 days under...
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PARIS, France -- Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level. The French President made it clear he won't be persuaded to change his position when he meets...
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HONG KONG -- An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday. Simon Cheng, a 28-year-old who works as a trade and investment officer for the...
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LONDON -- Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The Duke of York released a statement Monday after footage emerged over the weekend which claimed to show the royal inside the convicted pedophile's...
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KABUL, Afghanistan. -- A suicide bomb attack at a wedding in Kabul on Saturday killed 63 people and wounded 182, an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. Among the victims were women and children, spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said. About 20 people were taken to a Kabul hospital...
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HONG KONG -- Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support. Protesters defied torrential rain, a police ban and menacing...
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TONGCHON, North Korea -- North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy." In a...
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HONG KONG -- United States President Donald Trump has suggested that China should deal with protests in Hong Kong "humanely" before making a trade deal with the US. In a series of tweets late Wednesday, Trump praised Chinese President Xi Jinping as a "good man" and suggested the...