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Oil Holds Most Huge Gains after Saudi Attack, Fed Moves into View

Oil prices dipped Tuesday but held most of the previous day's record gains following an attack on Saudi facilities that wiped out half the country's output, with traders nervously awaiting the US response after it said Iran was likely to blame.

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Paris Promises: Where the World's Biggest Polluters Stand

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has convened a major new climate summit on September 23 because the world's main polluters remain well behind their goals as laid out in the 2015 Paris Agreement.

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Train Derails in Hong Kong during Rush Hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.

Images from the scene showed three carriages had left the tracks and were zigzagged across the rails near Hung Hom station in Kowloon -- a busy interchange that provides services to mainland China.

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Netanyahu: Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Fights for His Future

Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel's longest-serving prime minister with his right-wing leadership and by repeatedly besting rivals with deft political moves, but he will have to pull another rabbit out of the hat in Tuesday's elections.

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Collapse of Syrian Pound Deals Blow to Struggling Shops

Mohammad Zarqawi ambled around his narrow shop in central Damascus, filling plastic bags with colourful spices and herbs, their aroma spilling out into a dim market once bustling with customers.

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Kremlin Warns against 'Hasty' Conclusions on Saudi Attacks

The Kremlin on Monday warned against a hasty reaction to the drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Washington has blamed on Iran.

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Spain's King Opens Talks to Break Political Impasse

Spain's King Felipe VI began meeting parliamentary leaders Monday in an eleventh-hour bid to form a government and head off what would be the country's fourth elections in as many years. 

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600,000 Rohingya Still in Myanmar at 'Serious Risk of Genocide', Says UN

Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a "serious risk of genocide", UN investigators said Monday, warning the repatriation of a million already driven from the country by the army remains "impossible".

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Kuwait Probes Drone that 'Intruded' on Day of Saudi Strike

Kuwait is investigating accounts that a drone intruded its airspace and flew over the royal palace Saturday, the same day a devastating strike was launched on Saudi oil infrastructure.

Yemen's Huthi rebels -- who are aligned with Tehran -- claimed the attack on two oil facilities which cut Saudi production by half, but the United States has blamed Iran and there is also speculation the assault may have been launched from Iraq.

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Italy Arrests Leaders of Juventus Hardline Ultra Fans

Italian police on Monday arrested 12 leading Juventus hardline fans as part of a major investigation into violence and extortion linked to match ticket sales.

The suspects are accused of criminal association, aggravated extortion, money laundering and violence, police said.

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