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Chile's Pinera extends state of emergency, says 'we are at war'

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Chile's government will extend a state of emergency to cities in its north and south, President Sebastian Pinera said late on Sunday, after at least seven people were killed amid violent clashes and arson attacks over the weekend. ...

Chile's deadly weekend of fire as youth anger ignites

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Chile's capital Santiago has been singed by fire. In riots sparked by anger over fare hikes, masked and hooded protesters have torched buses, metro stations, supermarkets, banks and the high-rise headquarters of a major energy firm. ...

Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Monday. ...

China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' is national priority

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

China's defence minister, Wei Fenghe, said on Monday that resolving the "Taiwan question" is his country's "greatest national interest", and that no force could prevent China's "reunification". ...

Asian shares edge higher, pound stumbles on Brexit drama

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

Asian stocks edged higher on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses due to hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade war and expectations for greater investment inflows into Hong Kong. ...

Pentagon chief in Afghanistan as U.S. looks to kickstart Taliban talks

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday in a bid to bring talks with the Taliban back on track after President Donald Trump abruptly broke off negotiations last month seeking to end the United States' longest war. ...

U.S. House speaker Pelosi makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior members of Congress made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday, her office said. ...

Chile army issues new curfew in Chilean capital Santiago as protests continue

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

The Chilean military declared another night-time curfew in the capital on Sunday as the government struggled to contain violent protests, looting and arson in the streets over recent fare hikes in public transportation. ...

Chile´s mining industry operating normally despite violent protests: minister

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

Chile´s mining industry was running as normal despite the violent protests that have rocked the capital, Santiago, and other cities across the world´s top copper producer, Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica said on Sunday. ...

Hong Kong leader to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, leaves for a visit to Japan on Monday as the Chinese-ruled city struggles to recover from a night of violence in which tens of thousands took to the streets, with further protests planned later in the day. ...

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