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Hundreds defy ban on protests against Indian citizenship law
Hundreds of Indians held for defying a ban on demonstrating against a controversial new citizenship law continued their protest in police detention on Thursday.
UK-U.S. treaty bans extradition of Assange, lawyer says
Lawyers for Julian Assange said on Thursday they will argue that the WikiLeaks founder cannot be sent from Britain to the United States to face spying charges because a treaty between the two countries bans extradition for political offences.
Stocks near record highs, Sweden ends negative rates
World stocks drifted down from the week's record highs on Thursday, while the crown gained as Sweden's central bank became the first to raise interest rates from negative territory.
Exclusive: The Brits who won't Brexit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a thumping election victory last week on a campaign to "get Brexit done," but not before some wealthy donors to his Conservative Party quietly took steps to stay inside the European Union.
Lights out for multilateralism? Alarm as U.N. faces cash squeeze
During talks on disarmament at the U.N.'s Geneva headquarters last month, alarm bells went off in the chamber to indicate that delegates had infringed new cost-cutting rules that restrict the length of meetings.
Oil patch woes: Amid downturn, Alberta rages at Canada's Trudeau
In 35 years of working in Alberta's oil patch, home to the world's third-largest crude reserves, Ray Mildenberger endured a volatile industry's ups and downs without being laid off.
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