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World News Briefing: Canada, Trump – Turkey & Hong Kong make today’s headlines 

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In today’s briefing update, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will form a Canadian minority government. 

Mike Pompeo says Trump is “fully prepared” to take military action against Turkey.

Chinese state-run media says Western countries are paying the price for supporting the Hong Kong riots.

 ALL in today’s WORLD news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

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TRUDEAU’S LIBERALS TO FORM CANADIAN MINORITY GOVERNMENT: TV PROJECTIONS

Arab News says according to TV projections Candian PM Justin Trudeau’s ruling Liberals will form a minority Trudeau’s Liberals to form Canadian minority government: TV projectionsgovernment. The Liberals were leading or elected in 146 out of 304 electoral districts that had reported results by about 10:30 pm EDT on Monday. The PM needed to win 170 seats to secure a second majority government. A minority government leaves Trudeau in a weakened position. It will leave him needing the support of left-leaning opposition parties to push through key legislation. 

Read the full story on Arab News

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TRUMP ‘FULLY PREPARED’ FOR MILITARY ACTION AGAINST TURKEY – POMPEO

RT News reports President Trump is “fully prepared” to use military force against Turkey if “needed,” Mike Pompeo has Trump ‘fully prepared’ for military action against Turkey - Pompeo said. But adding Washington prefers to use its “diplomatic powers.” The Secretary of State stopped short of revealing what action on Turkey’s part would constitute such a “need.” He told CNBC “we prefer peace to war”. Adding: “ but in the event that kinetic action or military action is needed, you should know that President Trump is fully prepared to undertake action.”

Read the full story on RT News

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WEST IS PAYING PRICE FOR SUPPORTING HONG KONG RIOTS, CHINESE STATE MEDIA SAYS

CNN says the Chinese government and state-run media have accused Western countries of hypocrisy in their attitude to West is paying price for supporting Hong Kong riots, Chinese state media saysviolent protests in Spain, Chile and Hong Kong over the past week. Some have suggested that demonstrations in Europe and South America are direct results of Western tolerance of the Hong Kong unrest, now in its 20th week. China’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the response by Western countries to the protests showed “democracy and human rights are only a pretentious cover for Western interference in Hong Kong affairs.”

Read the full story on CNN

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