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Hong Kong police briefly turn water cannon on protesters, fire tear gas8/25/2019 11:13:23 AM Hong Kong police fired tear gas and brief spurts of water cannon amid running battles with brick-throwing protesters in driving rain on Sunday after violent clashes a day earlier in which police fired tear gas for the first time in more than a week.
Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit8/25/2019 10:59:32 AM U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing.
At G7 summit, Trump offers Brexit Britain a 'very big' trade deal8/25/2019 10:59:32 AM U.S. President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Sunday and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union.
Trump dampens Macron optimism on Iran talks8/25/2019 10:59:09 AM U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to brush aside French efforts to mediate with Iran on Sunday, saying that while he was happy for President Emmanuel Macron to reach out to Tehran to defuse tensions he would carry on with his own initiatives.
Brazilian states ask for military help as Amazon fires rage8/25/2019 10:48:35 AM Six states in Brazil's Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an international outcry because of the Amazon's central role in combating global warming.
Pope calls for global commitment to put out Amazon fires8/25/2019 10:48:35 AM Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet.
Trump, Abe at odds on North Korea missile launches8/25/2019 10:45:12 AM U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe showed their differences over the seriousness of North Korea's series of short-range missile launches on Sunday, while maintaining that they would remain in synch on the issue.
Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond: BamS8/25/2019 10:40:30 AM Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond to help fund its efforts to reduce emission targets.
Hariri: Israeli drones in Beirut threaten Lebanon's sovereignty8/25/2019 10:34:25 AM Lebanon's prime minister said two Israeli drones which fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut amounted to an open attack on the country's sovereignty and an attempt to foment regional tensions.In the first such incident in more than a decade, one drone fell and second exploded near the ground and caused some damage when it crashed before dawn close to Hezbollah's media center in the capital's Dahiyeh suburbs, a Hezbollah official told Reuters.
Trump says may know if Japan trade deal is on by end of G7 summit8/25/2019 10:29:01 AM U.S. President Donald Trump said he could know by the end of a bilateral meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe whether their two countries will secure a new trade deal.
Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran8/25/2019 10:20:17 AM Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere.
Two Israeli drones fall in Beirut suburbs, one explodes: army, Hezbollah8/25/2019 10:00:38 AM An Israeli drone fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut and a second one exploded near the ground early on Sunday, the Lebanese army and Hezbollah said, in the first such incident in more than a decade.
Macron says G7 agreed on joint action over Iran to defuse tensions8/25/2019 9:59:07 AM French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that G7 leaders had agreed joint action on Iran with the aim of defusing tensions and opening a new negotiation with Tehran.
Lebanese PM calls Israeli drones in Beirut attack on sovereignty8/25/2019 9:47:24 AM Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Sunday the fall of two Israeli drones in Beirut was a threat to regional stability that heightened tensions, describing it as an open attack on the country's sovereignty.
Hong Kong police again use tear gas to try to disperse protesters8/25/2019 9:41:51 AM Hong Kong police again used tear gas on Sunday to try to disperse anti-government protesters.
War monitor says two Hezbollah members, one Iranian killed in Damascus strikes overnight8/25/2019 9:35:31 AM War monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said two members of Lebanon's Hezbollah group and one Iranian were killed in Israeli strikes around the Syrian capital Damascus overnight.
Worker buried alive at open-cut manganese mine in Australia8/25/2019 9:22:09 AM Emergency services are searching for a man buried alive when a wall collapsed in a manganese mine in Australia's Northern Territory, police said on Sunday.
UK government planning fuel duty cut in emergency budget: Sunday Times8/25/2019 9:19:25 AM The British government is planning to cut fuel duty for the first time in eight years in a possible emergency October budget, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.
Revolutionary Guards commander denies Iranian targets hit in Syria air strikes8/25/2019 9:04:24 AM A senior Revolutionary Guards commander denied on Sunday that Iranian targets had been hit in Israeli air strikes in Syria, the semi-official ILNA news agency reported.
Trump, Johnson discuss Huawei on G7 sidelines8/25/2019 9:00:12 AM U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed Huawei and 5G technology at a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a G7 summit in France on Sunday, the White House said.