TUE: NETANYAHU FAILS TO FORM NEW COALITION GOVERNMENT
Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a new coalition government, and it’s all up to ex-military chief Benny Gantz to form his coalition and succeed as Israel’s next Prime Minister.
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Read more about how Netanyahu could still become Israel’s Premier at Times of Israel.
THU: WESTERN SINGAPORE TO BE TESTING GROUND FOR DRIVERLESS VEHICLES
More than 1,000km of public roads in areas like Woodlands, Bukit Merah and Choa Chu Kang will be used to test self-driving vehicles, up from the current 70km in Buona Vista.
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Read more about how it may affect your commute at Channel NewsAsia.
FRI: HIGHEST LEVEL OF MEASLES CASES SINCE 1997 IN SINGAPORE
MOH urges Singaporeans to stay vigilant of measles, as Singapore and various parts of the world see an increased number of measles cases.
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Read more about how Singapore’s ministries have reacted at Channel NewsAsia.
SAT: THE MARCH GOES ON FOR CHILE IN OCTOBER
Over a million Chilean protesters have taken the streets with posters and national flags, calling for the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera, whose government they blame for inequality.
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Read more about the demands of the protesters at BBC News.
SUN: ISIS LEADER KILLED IN US STRIKE
US President Donald Trump has announced the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who killed himself during a US-led raid in northwestern Syria.
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Read more about the raid and the controversy in Trump’s handling of it at CNN.
THIS MON: BREXIT DEADLINE BREX-YEETED TO NEXT YEAR
The EU has granted an extension of the Brexit deadline by three months to 31 January next year. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has said he’d “rather be dead in a ditch” than delay Brexit, is particularly salty.
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Read more about the extension and events leading up to it at ABC News.
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