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Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes

DUBAI Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route.

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Bangladesh bomb blasts kill three, scores injured

DHAKA At least three people, including a policeman, were killed and scores wounded in two separate bomb blasts on Saturday near a militant hideout that was raided by commandos in northeastern Bangladesh, police said.

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Turkey summons Swiss envoy over rally it says supported terrorism

ISTANBUL Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Switzerland's charge d'affairs in Ankara on Saturday to complain about a protest in Bern that it said supported terrorism and included a poster calling for the assassination of President Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey 3:48pm EDT

Thousands demonstrate in London against leaving the EU

LONDON Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it joined 44 years ago. | Video

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China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil

BRASILIA/BEIJING China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the probe.

China, Brazil 2:21pm EDT

Pro-Houthi court sentences Yemen president to death for treason

DUBAI A Yemeni court in territory controlled by the armed Houthi movement sentenced the group's enemy in a two-year-old civil war President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and six other top officials in his government to death for "high treason" on Saturday.

Yemen, United Nations 4:10pm EDT

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