Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies.
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Hong Kong activists renew protest against extradition bill
More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China that they want scrapped.
News Corp, Australian national broadcaster to challenge legality of raids
Australia's state broadcaster and the media company News Corp said on Monday they will challenge the legality of recent police raids on their staff saying the action was unconstitutional and a threat to media freedom.
China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks
Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan.
Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 billion cash and stock deal for Caesars: sources
U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump
Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.
Vietnam jails American for 12 years for attempting to overthrow state
A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a U.S. citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state" in a trial that lasted just half a day, his lawyer said.
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The British parliament was briefly evacuated on Monday due to a fire alert, a Reuters witness said.
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