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Macri appeals to ‘angry’ voters at massive rally

Macri appeals to ‘angry’ voters at massive rally

Argentine President Mauricio Macri called on “angry” voters to get behind him ahead of presidential elections this week, as he looks to defy the odds and rein in Peronist challenger Alberto Fernandez, who beat him heavily in a primary vote in August.

Cabin crew strike hits air travellers across Germany

Cabin crew strike hits air travellers across Germany

Strike action by German flight attendants yesterday led to around 100 cancellations at various airlines in the Lufthansa Group.

Govt stands firm on Brexit date despite delay request

Govt stands firm on Brexit date despite delay request

A defiant government doubled down yesterday, insisting it would leave the European Union in 11 days’ time despite parliament forcing a reluctant prime minister to request another delay.

Tens of thousands defy police in illegal Hong Kong protest

Tens of thousands defy police in illegal Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong riot police and protesters exchanged tear gas and petrol bombs yesterday as an illegal anti-government march that attracted tens of thousands descended into chaos, with hundreds of shops trashed and Chinese banks and metro stations targeted.

Widodo kicks off new term at heavily guarded ceremony

Widodo kicks off new term at heavily guarded ceremony

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo was sworn in for a second term yesterday, as helicopters flew overhead and troops kept watch in the capital Jakarta – days after militants tried to assassinate his top security minister.

Boeing wants it to fly, but travellers fear the 737 MAX

Boeing wants it to fly, but travellers fear the 737 MAX

On September 12, Boeing started putting out 30-second videos in which employees tout its planes’ safety, hoping to reassure travellers about the 737 MAX that’s been grounded worldwide since two crashes that killed 346 people.

Botswana president says Khama exit is ‘good’ for the ruling party

Botswana president says Khama exit is ‘good’ for the ruling party

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi said yesterday that the defection of his predecessor and former mentor Ian Khama would boost the ruling party’s performance in the upcoming general election.

30 killed in DR Congo bus accident

30 killed in DR Congo bus accident

At least 30 died early Sunday when a packed bus came off the road and burst into flames near Kinshasa, the DR Congo capital, a local official said.

Visitor numbers buoyant as Frankfurt Book Fair winds down

Visitor numbers buoyant as Frankfurt Book Fair winds down

The world's largest trade fair for books, the Frankfurt Book Fair, reported an increase in visitor numbers, both public and trade, as it came to an end on Sunday.

One dead, one seriously hurt in French e-scooter collision

One dead, one seriously hurt in French e-scooter collision

A 25-year-old man was killed and a young woman was seriously injured Sunday in the western French city of Bordeaux after a car hit their electric scooter before fleeing the scene, the police said.

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

The European Union needs looser budgetary policies and an overhaul of its fiscal rulebook, the bloc's designated economics commissioner said in an article published on Sunday.

Thousands evacuated in Italy's South Tyrol for WWII-era bomb disposal

Thousands evacuated in Italy's South Tyrol for WWII-era bomb disposal

Nearly 4,000 people were evacuated and one of Europe's busiest motorways was closed for a few hours as a World War II-era bomb was defused Sunday in Italy's South Tyrol province.

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