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Italy: New government without Salvini in the making

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Former prime ministers Matteo Renzi and Enrico Letta propose to form a new "technical government" without Salvini's League.

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[Ticker] No EU border talks when Johnson goes to Dublin

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The EU border deal will not be up for discussion when Irish leader Leo Varadkar meets British prime minister Boris Johnson in Dublin in early September, the Irish government has said. "The withdrawal agreement and the backstop are not up for negotiation," it said on Sunday, referring to "backstop" plans, hated by Johnson, to keep Britain in the EU customs union in order to maintain an open border with Ireland.

Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

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Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy.

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'Bikini Atoll' beer from Dallas Brewery upsets Pacific Islanders, Marshall Islands government agencies

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The Republic of the Marshall Islands isn’t too thrilled with the latest offering from a Dallas brewery.

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Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

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Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes.

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Chad declares state of emergency in 3 regions due to security problems

Added: 19.08.2019 17:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

Chad's Council of Ministers on Monday declared a state of emergency in three provinces amid fighting between rival ethnic groups, a government spokesman said in a statement.

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TV viewers could be facing more commercial breaks as government considers increasing number of advertising minutes per hour

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Advertising is currently capped during non-primetime screening at seven minutes per hour.

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Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

Added: 19.08.2019 17:05 | 6 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes.

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Thailand Asks Social Media, Tech Firms To Establish Anti-Fake News Centers Across All Ten ASEAN Countries

Added: 19.08.2019 16:48 | 12 views | 0 comments

Thailand proposed technology companies create centers in all 10 Southeast Asian countries in order to stop the spread of "fake news" and the use of fake accounts on Monday, according to The Bangkok Post. The centers would also work for governments to flag misinformation easily to providers of over-the-top (OTT) service - any digital service done through the internet, including social media - so that they could comply by taking it down faster, according to Reuters. “Thailand has proposed that OTT companies set up a center to verify news,” said Takorn Tantasith, secretary-general of Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission. “We asked if it was possible that the...

The desperate pleas of asylum seekers who "Remain in Mexico"

Added: 19.08.2019 16:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. government has forced thousands of asylum-seeking families to wait in dangerous Mexican cities for their court dates. During their hearings in the U.S., most of their pleas are futile

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