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14 Dead as Cyclone Bulbul Smashes into India, Bangladesh Coasts

Fourteen people died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rains, officials said Sunday.

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Bolivian President Says Will Call New Elections

Bolivian President Evo Morales called fresh elections Sunday as the Organization for American States said the previous poll — which the opposition had claimed was fraudulent — must be re-run.

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Roman Polanski Weighing Legal Riposte after Latest Rape Claim

Roman Polanski may sue the French newspaper that published accusations he raped a former actress in the 1970s, his lawyer said Sunday, as he comes under renewed fire over the latest claim of sexual assault to emerge against the Oscar-winning director in recent years.

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Iraqis Struggle to Maintain Sit-ins after Deadly Crackdown

Iraqi protesters clashed with security forces in Baghdad on Sunday, following a deadly crackdown that Amnesty International warned could turn into a "bloodbath".

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Spain Votes in Repeat General Election amid Catalonia Tensions

Spain voted Sunday in its fourth general election in as many years amid heightened tensions over Catalonia's separatist push, an issue that has fueled a surge in support for upstart far-right party Vox.

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Saudi Aramco to Launch Giant Stock Offering November 17

Saudi Aramco said it would start taking bids from investors on November 17 in a highly anticipated stock offering, as it released a prospectus that did not disclose the size of the sale or the pricing range.

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Iran Says Oil Field Found with 53 Billion Barrels of Crude

Iran has discovered a new oil field containing 53 billion barrels of crude, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday, a find that would increase Iran's proven reserves by over a third.

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Statement of Baabda Financial Meeting Says Bank Deposits Safe, Urges People Not to Panic

A rationing of dollars by banks in protest-hit Lebanon has sparked growing alarm as some petrol pumps ran dry and grocery stores hiked prices.

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Iran Says Enriching Uranium to Five Percent

Iran said Saturday it is now enriching uranium to five percent, after a series of steps back from its commitments under a troubled 2015 accord with major powers.

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Report: Heavy Fighting between Syrian and Turkish Troops

Syria's state news agency is reporting intense clashes between government forces and Turkish troops in the country's north.

SANA said Saturday's clashes included heavy machine gun fire and occurred in the village of Um Shaifa near the town of Ras al-Ayn.

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