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Pakistani protesters push closer to PM house, force TV off the air

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani protesters pushed closer to the prime minister's house in central Islamabad on Monday in their bid to force his removal and closed down national television after clashes turned violent over the weekend. | Video

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Foreign Minister Timmermans is Dutch EU commissioner candidate: Dutch paper

AMSTERDAM - Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans has been put forward by the Netherlands as the Dutch candidate for a European Commission post, a newspaper reported on Monday.

3:40am EDT

North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by tourists

SEOUL - In a move that makes it harder for North Koreans to gain illicit access to the global Internet, North Korea now only allows mobile phone SIM cards used by tourists to be active for the duration of their visit, tourism sources told Reuters.

Tech, Media, North Korea 3:33am EDT

Jubilant Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amerli: officials

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. | Video

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Three stabbed to death at central China school

BEIJING - A man armed with a knife forced his way into a primary school in central China on the first day back from the summer vacation on Monday and stabbed nine people, killing three, state media said.

1:05am EDT

China's AgBank chairman to assume provincial party post: government website

SHANGHAI - The chairman of Agricultural Bank of China Ltd (AgBank), the country's third-largest listed lender, plans to take on the role of deputy party secretary in the country's northern province of Jilin.

31 Aug 2014

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