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China Warns Hong Kong Protesters of 'Immense Strength' of Government

China warned Hong Kong protesters Tuesday that "those who play with fire will perish by it", adding the immense strength of the central government should not be underestimated.

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Iran 'Favors' Talks despite Trump Snub

President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran favours talks with the US if it lifts sanctions against the Islamic republic, despite his top diplomat turning down a meeting with US President Donald Trump.

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A New Strongman in Sudan? Experts Aren't So Sure

When Sudan's protest leaders signed a preliminary power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council in early July, they had no choice but to shake hands with the man many of them accuse of ordering a massacre just a month earlier.

Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, a paramilitary commander from Darfur who is widely known as Hemedti, has emerged as Sudan's main power broker in the months since the military overthrew President Omar al-Bashir.

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N. Korea Threatens More Launches after Fourth Test in 12 Days

North Korea threatened Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth pair of projectiles in less than two weeks following the start of joint exercises between the US and the South.

The rising temperature on the peninsula threatens to derail putative negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington, with the North saying the combined drills were a "flagrant violation" of the process.

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Trump Orders Freeze on All Venezuelan Govt Assets in US

President Donald Trump on Monday ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its authorities, in Washington's latest move against President Nicolas Maduro.

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Beijing Warns of 'Countermeasures' over US Missile Plans

China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region.

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US Ends Visa-Free Entry for Visitors to North Korea

Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who have visited North Korea in the past eight years, potentially dealing a new blow to the isolated country's nascent tourist industry.

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Colombia to Authorize Nationality for 24,000 Venezuelan Children

Colombia President Ivan Duque signed an order on Monday allowing 24,000 children born in the country to Venezuelan parents and risking statelessness to be given Colombian nationality.

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Trump Condemns Racism, White Supremacy after U.S. Mass Shootings

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told a nation mourning the death of 31 people in two weekend mass shootings that he rejected racism and white supremacist ideology, moving to blunt criticism that his anti-immigrant rhetoric fuels violence.

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Bosnia Leaders Agree to Form Government 10 Months after Poll

The leaders of Bosnia's three main parties reached an agreement Monday to form a central government, ending a 10 months-long impasse since elections in October 2018.

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