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'Another cruel step'

Rights groups in the United States have slammed a plan by the Trump administration to deny green cards to immigrants who receive public benefits such as food stamps.


Pro-Turkey rebels accept Idlib deal

Pro-Turkey rebels have cautiously accepted a Moscow-Ankara deal to prevent a Russia-backed regime attack on Syria's last major opposition bastion of Idlib, while a small jihadist group has rejected it.

Indonesia kicks off presidential race

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election in April kicked off yesterday, pitting incumbent Joko Widodo against a former military general in the race to lead the world's third-biggest democracy. Opinion polls show Widodo, whose down-to-earth style has made him popular with Indonesians, well ahead of his main challenger Prabowo Subianto.

Macron's popularity at record low: poll

The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron has hit its lowest level since the start of his term, according to a major survey published yesterday, with just 29 percent of respondents satisfied with his leadership. The poll by research group Ifop showed an overall fall of five points in September compared with August.

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New games: Hot asphalt, augmented-reality zombies

Zombies, car racing, teen superheroes and urban planning all feature in the latest games for smartphones. Here's a selection.

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