News Headlines - 10 June 2019

Hong Kong protesters demonstrate against extradition bill - BBC News

Hundreds of thousands of people have marched in Hong Kong against a law critics fear could let China target political opponents in the territory.
The controversial extradition bill would allow suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China for trial.
Organisers say there were one million people, which would make it the biggest march in more than 20 years. Police say there were 240,000 at its peak.

Tokayev set to win Kazakhstan’s presidential election with 70 percent, exit poll predicts - The Astana Times

Incumbent President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is expected to win the June 9 presidential election receiving the support of 70.13 per cent of the voters who cast their ballots, results of a nation-wide exit poll suggested.
The results, released immediately after midnight of June 10, suggest that Tokayev won a clear victory over six other contenders.

At least 95 killed in attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali

At least 95 people were killed when gunmen raided their village in central Mali late on Sunday, FRANCE 24 has confirmed, marking the latest attack in a region that has witnessed a resurgence of ethnic and jihadist violence.

North Korean Leader’s Slain Half Brother Was a CIA Source - WSJ

Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, was a Central Intelligence Agency source who met on several occasions with agency operatives, a person knowledgeable about the matter said.
“There was a nexus” between the U.S. spy agency and Mr. Kim, the person said.

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources - Reuters

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker’s alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies... It is still far from clear whether any concerted effort to revive the complex and politically fraught deal can succeed.







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