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Cyprus Police Tow to Shore More than 130 Migrants

Cyprus police said Monday they towed to shore 131 migrants, almost all from Syria, after they were sighted on an overcrowded boat off the Mediterranean island’s northwest tip.

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Grenade Kills One, Wounds 17 in India Kashmir

At least one person was killed and 17 wounded Monday in a grenade blast at a crowded market in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city Srinagar, police and doctors said.

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Iran Says It Now Produces 5 kg of Enriched Uranium Per Day

Iran said Monday its enriched uranium production has reached five kilogrammes per day, more than 10 times the level two months ago when it abandoned a number of commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran has also developed two new advanced centrifuges, one of which is undergoing testing, Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, announced at the Natanz facility in central Iran.

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British MPs Vote on New Speaker after Bercow's Departure

The UK parliament selects a new speaker Monday, a once unremarkable event that is now charged with significance following the previous occupant's role in Brexit.

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Chinese State Media Urge 'Tougher Line' on Hong Kong

Chinese state-run media on Monday called for a "tougher line" on democracy protesters in Hong Kong, after a weekend of violence following Beijing's plans to tighten control over the semi-autonomous city.

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Trump Threatens to Withhold Emergency Aid from Fire-Hit California

US President Donald Trump threatened once again Sunday to withhold federal aid from California after its Democratic governor criticized his environmental policies.

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Six Wounded as Bloody Brawl Caps Day of Hong Kong Mall Chaos

A bloody knife fight in Hong Kong left six people wounded on Sunday evening, including a local pro-democracy politician who had his ear bitten off, capping another chaotic day of political unrest in the city.

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On Ukraine's Frontline, Fears and Hopes after Troops Pull Back

The chickens pecking around the rural Ukrainian village of Katerynivka paint a tranquil atmosphere. But a closer look reveals bullet holes on the houses of residents hopeful that peace can finally return following a long-awaited troop withdrawal.

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33 Hurt as Bus Overturns in Northern France

Thirty-three people were injured on Sunday, four seriously, when a bus travelling between Paris and London overturned in northern France while turning off a busy motorway, police said.

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Bolivia Opposition Figure Calls on Military in Election Crisis

Tension rose in Bolivia's election crisis on Sunday after an opposition figure called on the military to take "the side of the people" and vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales.

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