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Hong Kong government apologises after mass protests

June 16, 2019

Hong Kong citizens marched for hours in a massive protest that drew an apology from the city’s leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in the former British colony.

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Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of tanker attacks

June 16, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the US in accusing Iran of being behind the attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

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UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

June 14, 2019

The World Health Organisation says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda — does not yet merit being declared a global emergency, but is “an extraordinary event” of deep concern.

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