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India election results 2019: BJP takes early lead in epic poll

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many see the election as a referendum on Mr Modi who won a landslide in 2014 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governing party has taken an early lead as votes are counted after the country's marathon general election.Mr Modi, whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept to power in 2014, looks…
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US border: Sixth death of migrant child in custody

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive numbers that explain US border crisisA 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in US custody last year, a previously unreported case that brings to six the number of migrant children known to have died after being detained by border authorities in eight months.The girl had a…
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US firms in China fear 'retaliation' against Huawei curbs: AmCham

Image copyright Getty Images A top business lobby group representing American firms in China said they have "real concerns" over how Beijing may respond to US action taken against Huawei. Speaking to the BBC, AmCham China chairman Tim Stratford said its members were worried about Beijing's response. The US recently added Huawei to its "entity…
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Philippine mid-terms: Duterte consolidates grip on power

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Duterte was not on the ballot but many see the vote as a verdict on him Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last week's mid-term elections.Wednesday's official results show his allies now control the senate which so far has served as a check on some of…
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Indonesia arrests dozens after violent post-election clashes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Indonesian police were pictured shooting tear gas to disperse protesters Dozens of protesters have been arrested in Indonesia following mass rallies against the re-election of the country's president Joko Widodo.Protests in the capital Jakarta started peacefully on Tuesday but soon turned violent, with cars set on fire and people throwing…
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In pictures: Protests across US against abortion bans

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Large crowds gathered in New York City Thousands of people have taken part in co-ordinated rallies across the United States to protest against several states passing tough laws to restrict abortions. The anti-abortion bills, approved by Republican state legislatures amid a nationwide push for new restrictions by opponents of abortions,…