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Hours after U.S.-Canada border closure extended to October 21, Trump says it 'opening pretty soon'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said border restrictions between Canada and the United States because of the novel coronavirus pandemic would be lifted "pretty soon", just hours after the two countries confirmed they would remain in place until at least Oct. 21.
Iran's Zarif says world should oppose U.S. sanctions or expect same
The world community should oppose the United States' use of sanctions to impose its will as a "bully," or expect to face sanctions itself, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.
Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk
Belarusian police detained hundreds of protesters in central Minsk on Saturday, a witness said, as around 2,000 people marched through the city demanding that President Alexander Lukashenko step down.
Kremlin critic Navalny posts photo of himself walking
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was seen walking down the stairs in a photo posted on his Instagram feed on Saturday, five days after a Berlin hospital said he had been taken off a ventilator and could breathe independently.
Pompeo hails Colombia's stance on Maduro, pledges more help in drugs fight
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday thanked Colombian President Ivan Duque for his stance against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and pledged continued assistance to help fight drug trafficking.
Kegs tapped in Munich pubs for mini-Oktoberfest in shadow of COVID-19
Innkeepers in Munich tapped their barrels on Saturday for revellers determined to make the most of a scaled-down Oktoberfest after the world's biggest beer festival was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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