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Sudan School Students March for 'Civilian Rule'

Hundreds of students from several schools in three Sudanese towns took to the streets Thursday, chanting "civilian rule, civilian rule," witnesses said, the main demand of demonstrators protesting against the ruling generals.

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New EU Chief Seeks 'Smart Advice' on First Trip to Brussels

EU president-elect Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday made her first trip to Brussels since being nominated as senior officials sought to shore up support for her appointment in the European Parliament.

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Arrests in Hong Kong Raise Fears of More Violent Protests

A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week.

Legislative Council member Claudia Mo called on people to understand the frustration and anger of the mostly youthful protesters, even if they have technically broken the law.

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China Says US Tariffs Must Be Lifted for a Trade Deal

US tariffs against China must be lifted for the two sides to reach a deal to end the trade war, the Chinese commerce ministry said Thursday.

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Trump, Producer-President, Makes July 4th His Own Show

Tanks in the heart of Washington, fighter jets screaming overhead, and a speech from the Lincoln Memorial: President Donald Trump has promised the "show of a lifetime" Thursday as he turns the Fourth of July into a personal primetime extravaganza.

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Kosovo Bans Serbian Officials in Latest Diplomatic Row

Kosovo has banned Serbian officials from its territory over their "constant propaganda and false news", a foreign ministry official said Thursday, heating up the latest diplomatic battle between the former war foes. 

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27 Dead as Fishing Boat Sinks off Honduras

At least 27 people died and nine were missing Wednesday when their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast of Honduras, the country's military said.

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Man Detained for Pouring Water over Baidu Chief's Head

A man has been detained for five days by Beijing police after he poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as he delivered a speech at a conference, authorities said Thursday.

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Australian Student Detained in N. Korea 'Released, Safe'

A 29-year-old Australian student detained in North Korea surfaced in Beijing airport on Thursday, saying he was in "very good" spirits after being released.

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Erdogan Says US Refusal to Deliver F-35 Jets Would Be 'Robbery'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it would be "robbery" for the United States to deny Turkey the F-35 fighter jets it has bought, according to comments published on Thursday.

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