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Thousands stage rally for police as HK faces more mass protests

Reuters HONG KONG Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists ..

Iran says it seized tanker 
after collision, Britian 
calls move a ‘hostile act’

Reuters GENEVA/LONDON Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act” on Saturday, rejecting Tehran’s explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an ..

Iraq Kurds arrest two suspects in killing of Turkish vice consul

AFP Arbil, Iraq Iraqi Kurdish authorities announced Saturday they had arrested two suspects involved in the murder of three people, including a Turkish diplomat, in the regional capital Arbil this week. The autonomous region’s ..

Reuters RIYADH Saudi Arabia’s King Salman approved hosting US forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency SPA reported on Friday. The US Defense Department confirmed the move in a ..

dpa Sana’a Powerful explosions on Saturday rocked Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sana’a as a result of a string of airstrikes by the Saudi-led alliance. The bombing followed the start of a military operation by the coalition, which is ..