In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong on Monday took an unprecedented step to quash separatist voices by banning ...
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Iran's politicians under pressure, 40 years after revolution

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Hard-liners batter President Hassan Rouhani over his faltering nuclear deal, sending his popularity plummeting. Women in ...
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Maldives' provisional elections results show opposition win

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Provisional results Monday showed Maldives opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won Sunday's presidential election in an ...
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Hong Kong bans pro-independence party over 'national security' fears

Hong Kong banned a political party which promotes independence on Monday, saying it was a threat to national security as ...
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After Idlib deal, Turkey faces tough task to oust jihadists

A Russia-Turkey deal may have stopped a regime assault on Syria's Idlib for now, but analysts are sceptical that rebel ...
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Hong Kong pro-independence party formally outlawed in first such move since handover

Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China - the first outlawing of a political ...
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