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Palestinians formally request UN ticket
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked the UN today to recognise a state for his people, even though Israel still occupies its territory and the US has vowed to veto the move. ...  | Read.. 
 
Land grab sparks China riot
Rioters in southern Guangdong province have besieged government buildings, attacked police officers and overturned SWAT team vehicles during protests this week against th ...  | Read.. 
 
Man killed in West Bank
Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian in the West Bank today during a confrontation in his village with Jewish settlers, Palestinian officials said. ...  | Read.. 
 
Mahmoud Abbas holds a copy of the letter requesting Palestinian statehood as he speaks at the UN General Assembly on Friday. (AFP)
Palestinians formally request UN ticket
US govt shutdown a step closer as bill blocked
An impasse between the House and Senate over a bill to keep the government open after September..  | Read.. 
Pak threat to cut US ties over ISI charge
Pakistan has warned the US it risks losing an ally if it continues to accuse Islamabad of playing a..  | Read..