Thousands of protesters, most clad in black, gathered under a downpour for an anti-government rally at a Hong Kong park, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.
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No more spending excuses for Merkel as investment bottlenecks ease
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fended off growing calls for more fiscal stimulus by citing the slow outflow of existing federal funds - but data suggests the money is indeed being used up as local authority bottlenecks gradually clear.
UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document
Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times, but whose interpretation was contested by ministers.
India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir
Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said.
Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal
Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir.
SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ
Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
'People who love life and music' - dance parties return to Baghdad
Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks.
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