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    North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles as South Korea delays THAAD

    Reuters | Updated at 11:10am on June 08, 2017

    North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said, a day after the South postponed full deployment of a controversial US anti-missile system designed to deter a North Korean attack...

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    Former FBI chief Comey tells US senators Trump pressured him on Russia probe

    Reuters | Updated at 09:25am on June 08, 2017

    Former FBI director James Comey said on Wednesday that US president Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of a probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election...

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    Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar aircraft

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on June 08, 2017

    Bodies and aircraft debris were found in the sea off the southern coast of Myanmar on Thursday by a navy ship searching for a military plane which went missing with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board...

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    Britain votes in shadow of terror

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2017

    Britons streamed to the polls for the third time in two years on Thursday after a campaign overshadowed by terror attacks and the uncertainty of Brexit..

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    UK PM May’s lead over Labour holds at 8 points

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:37am on June 08, 2017

    he lead of British prime minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party over the opposition Labour Party has remained stable at eight percentage points, according to a Panelbase poll published on Wednesday, a day before Britain’s national election...

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    Anti-Muslim crimes spike in London after attack: Sadiq Khan

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:51am on June 08, 2017

    Anti-Muslim crimes in the British capital have increased fivefold since the London Bridge terror attack, London mayor Sadiq Khan said Wednesday, warning that police would take a ‘zero-tolerance approach’...

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    Maldives under UN scrutiny for blogger’s death, quashing dissent

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:49am on June 08, 2017

    More than 30 Western countries called on the Maldives at the UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday to investigate thoroughly the death of a prominent blogger and to guarantee space for activists and political opposition...

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    Myanmar military plane carrying over 100 missing

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:45am on June 08, 2017

    A Myanmar military plane went missing with more than 100 soldiers and their families on board on Wednesday, a local official and air force source said...

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    No Bangladeshis in Qatar in trouble: officials

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:43am on June 08, 2017

    Bangladeshi workers in Qatar, which is currently facing diplomatic crisis with neighbouring countries, are not in trouble, according to officials in Dhaka and Doha...

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    UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:31am on June 08, 2017

    The United Arab Emirates tightened the squeeze on fellow Gulf state Qatar on Wednesday, threatening anyone publishing expressions of sympathy towards Doha with up to 15 years in prison and barring entry to Qataris...