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Modi in America: India's Prime minister on triumphant US tour

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Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy movement gets global support

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China censors Hong Kong protests on social media

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Diane von Fürstenberg, Fashion designer

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Islamic State group crackdown

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Encore's Music Show: Prince goes funk, rock and sci-fi

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Egypt's push against atheism and 'non-believers'

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TALKING EUROPE

Dealing with jihadism: Does Europe have a plan?

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Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

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FRANCE 24

HONG KONG

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong stand firm

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong’s streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades in defiance of a call by the city’s leader for an immediate end to demonstrations.

FRANCE 24

TURKEY

Is Turkey on the verge of joining IS battle?

Turkey’s government could seek parliament’s approval for military action against the Islamic State (IS) organisation within the next 24 hours, officials said Monday, in the latest sign of the country’s changing stance on combating the jihadist group.

FRANCE 24

SPAIN

Spanish court blocks Catalonia independence vote

An independence vote set for November in Spain’s powerful Catalonia region was halted Monday by the nation’s constitutional court after the central government mounted a legal case saying the planned referendum would be illegal.