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Liam Fox says no-deal Brexit now more likely than an agreement

The UK appears set to crash out of the European Union without a Brexit deal due to the “intransigence” of the Brussels machine, Liam Fox has claimed. The International Trade Secretary put the chances of a no-deal Brexit at “60-40” despite both sides saying they want to reach an agreement on the terms of the UK’s departure from the bloc ...

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Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence. For the last week students have brought parts of the capital Dhaka to a standstill with a protest against poor road safety after two teenagers were killed by ...

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South Korean women hold record mass rally against ‘spycam porn’

SEOUL: Tens of thousands of South Korean women staged a mass rally in Seoul on Saturday to protest against spycam porn, urging tougher punishments for peeping Toms as anger over the growing scourge boils over. Since May, the monthly demonstration in Seoul has shattered records to become the biggest-ever women’s protest in South Korea where the global #MeToo movement has ...

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Tajikistan refutes IS claim of ‘terror attack’ that killed 4 tourists

DUSHANBE (TAJIKISTAN): Authoritarian Tajikistan has called for the first time an incident that left four foreign cyclists dead in the Central Asian country a “terror attack” while appearing to refute the Islamic State group’s claim of responsibility. In a statement published late on Friday the ex-Soviet country’s state prosecutor said the attack initially reported as a hit-and-run road accident was ...

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Greek Minister Resigns In Wake Of Wildfires That Killed 88

Greece’s civil protection minister has resigned over the government’s response to the wildfires last month that killed 88 people, according to the office of the prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, Reuters reports. Tsipras was under pressure to sack members of his administration after the fires at the small coastal resort of Mati on 23 July, the deadliest in Greek history. Nikos ...

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