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OPEC agrees modest oil output curbs in first deal since 2008

ALGIERS OPEC agreed on Wednesday modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with the group's leader Saudi Arabia softening its stance on arch-rival Iran amid mounting pressure from low oil prices. | Video

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Clinton enlists former foe Sanders in appeal for youth votes in U.S. presidential race

DURHAM, N.H. U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shared a stage with former rival Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to appeal for youth votes in the Nov. 8 election as opinion polls show a close race with Republican Donald Trump. | Video

Election 2016, Politics Sep 28 2016

Warplanes knock out Aleppo hospitals as Russian-backed assault intensifies

BEIRUT Russian or Syrian warplanes knocked two hospitals out of service in the besieged rebel sector of Aleppo on Wednesday and ground forces intensified an assault in a battle which the United Nations said had made the city worse than a slaughterhouse. | Video

As Philippines' Duterte visits Vietnam, U.S. jibes hang over new partnership

HANOI Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte met Vietnam's top leadership on Thursday, aiming to advance a burgeoning alliance that could become increasingly uncertain amid his defiance of the United States and overtures towards China.

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Protests grow tense after police slaying of black man in California

EL CAJON, Calif. A second night of mostly peaceful protests over the fatal police shooting in Southern California of an unarmed black man said to be mentally ill climaxed on Wednesday as protesters confronted officers in riot gear who retreated as tensions rose. | Video

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The underground pipeline shaping North Korea's new capitalists

SEOUL As the United States and other nations grasp for new ways to sanction Pyongyang in response to its latest nuclear test, some North Korean defectors see investment in its rudimentary market economy as a way to foment gradual change from within.

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In escalation, India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD India said on Thursday it had conducted "surgical strikes" on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, making its first direct military response to an attack on an army base it blames on Pakistan.