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Iraqi protesters set fire to Iran consulate in southern city

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Baghdad, Sep 08 (AP) - Angry protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in the southern city of Basra Friday, setting a fire inside as part of ongoing demonstrations that have turned deadly in the past few days, a security official and eyewitnesses said.
At least 10 protesters have died in clashes...
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US’s Pompeo arrives in Pakistan hoping to ‘reset’ relations

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Islamabad, Sep 5 (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday at a time when relations between the two countries have sunk to a new low.
The United States last weekend canceled a $300 million Coalition Support Fund payment to Pakistan and on board the plane to...
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Philippine senator defies Duterte’s arrest order in standoff

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Manila, Sep 5 (AP) - A Philippine senator who is President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic in Congress re-mained holed up in the Senate on Wednesday to avoid what he considers an illegal arrest after Duterte voided his amnesty for his role as a rebel military officer.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV...
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Pence calls on Myanmar to free 2 Reuters reporters

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Yangon, Sep 5 (AP) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on Myanmar to immediately release two journal-ists who were sentenced to seven years' imprisonment on charges of possessing state secrets in connection with their reporting on massacres against Rohingya Muslims.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo...
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Argentine seeks early release of funds from IMF

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Washington, Sep 5 (AP)- Argentina will have to wait at least until the second half of September to find out whether the International Monetary Fund will agree to the early release of a credit line under a $50 billion backup financing arrangement approved earlier this year, Economy Minister...
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