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At least 3 dead as Philippines faces more hazards in powerful typhoon's wake

A strong typhoon tore through the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) along with torrential rain, killing at least three people, wrecking homes and triggering at least 42 landslides.

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Germany's Seehofer still optimistic about migrant deal with Italy

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer on Saturday said he remained optimistic about completing a deal on migrants with Italy despite pushback from Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini.

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Europe must offset U.S. pullout from nuclear deal: Iran minister

Europe should take action to neutralize the consequences of the U.S. decision to quit a 2015 Iran nuclear accord to ensure its own long-term economic interests, Iran’s Foreign Minister said in an interview published on Saturday.

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Swiss investigate alleged Russian cyber attack on World Anti-Doping Agency

Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether Russian agents tried to hack the World Anti-Doping Agency, the Office of the Attorney General said on Saturday, broadening the scope of alleged espionage against institutions in Switzerland.

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Iran accuses French police of slow reaction to attack on Paris embassy

Iran said on Saturday that Kurdish activists attacked its embassy in Paris, breaking windows, and has accused French police of arriving late on the scene.

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Iraq parliament elects Sunni lawmaker Al-Halbousi as speaker, breaking deadlock

Iraq’s parliament elected Sunni lawmaker Mohammed Al-Halbousi as speaker on Saturday, marking the first step toward establishing the new government four months after an inconclusive national election.

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France charges two men over suspected plot to kill Congo Republic opposition figure

French prosecutors have charged two French men over a suspected plot to assassinate an opposition politician from Congo Republic living in the Paris region, an official from the prosecutor’s office said on Friday.

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Mexico president-elect hails passage of public sector pay cuts

Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday hailed steps by the new Congress to cut the salaries of government officials, part of a raft of measures he promised to battle corruption and inequality.

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Israeli troops kill boy, two men in Gaza protests: medics

Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians, one of them an 11-year-old boy, and wounded at least 248 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medical officials said.

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