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Bank of England Chief Pulls Out of Chinese Event

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has withdrawn from a high-profile business event with China's ambassador to London, sources said Monday, as pro-democracy protests continue in Hong Kong.

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U.S. Gives Huawei 90 Day Reprieve on Ban

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been given a 90-day reprieve on the ban from buying U.S. technology, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday.

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Netanyahu Visits Ukraine ahead of September Poll

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked Sunday on an official visit to Ukraine -- from which many Israelis hail -- a month ahead of Israel's elections.

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Libyan Navy Says More than 300 Migrants Rescued

The Libyan navy said Sunday 335 migrants had been rescued and one body recovered in separate operations off the coast, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.

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Young Libyans Chose Danger at Sea over Peril at Home

For three young Libyans plucked from a deflating dingy in the Mediterranean, the perils of trying to cross the sea were still preferable to what they had left behind in their war-torn home. 

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Empty Classrooms as Some Schools Re-Open in Indian Kashmir

Some Kashmir schools re-opened on Monday but were largely empty following weekend clashes in Srinagar, two-weeks after India removed the restive region's autonomy and imposed a lockdown.

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Dozens Wounded as Series of Blasts Rock Eastern Afghan City

Afghanistan's independence day was marred by bloodshed Monday when a series of explosions shook the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding dozens of people including children.

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Afghan Ambassador to Spain Hurt in Barcelona Mugging

Afghanistan's ambassador to Spain was mugged at the weekend in Barcelona, police and diplomatic sources said Monday, the latest in a string of high-profile crimes in the city.

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Britain's Prince Andrew 'Appalled' by Epstein Abuse Claims

Britain's Prince Andrew has said he was "appalled" by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted pedophile in 2010.

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Nearly Four Months of Strikes on Syria's Hold-Out Idlib

The Syrian regime and its ally Russia have for nearly four months ramped up bombardment of the last major jihadist-run bastion in the country after eight years of brutal conflict.

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