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Posted: 2019-11-17 10:46:00
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who led the government's takedown of the Tamil Tigers a decade ago, has been declared the winner of the presidential election. Despite outbursts of violence, election turnout was at a record high.
Posted: 2019-11-17 09:29:00
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A top-secret military document shows that the Bundeswehr plans to train Chinese soldiers in 2020. Human rights group Amnesty International says Berlin should take a stand over Beijing's human rights record.
Posted: 2019-11-17 05:16:00
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Fresh clashes have broken out at a besieged Hong Kong university where anti-government protesters have been camping out for the past several days. The site has turned into a key battleground.
Posted: 2019-11-16 20:17:00
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Protesters in Iran clashed with police on Saturday, angry at the government over an increase in the price of gas. Traffic blocked roads after a night of demonstrations during which at least one person was killed.
Posted: 2019-11-16 01:53:00
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Sri Lankans will elect a new president on Saturday, months after the April attacks jilted confidence in the government. Despite 35 contenders running, the vote will likely be dominated by two prominent candidates.