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    Trump praises Danish PM he called ‘nasty’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    President Donald Trump heaped praise on Denmark’s prime minister Friday, two days after he cancelled his state visit to the country and slammed her for dismissing his idea of buying...

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    US, SE Asia to hold first ever joint maritime drill

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    The US and 10 Southeast Asian states will hold their first-ever joint maritime exercises in September, aimed at preventing ‘wrongdoing’ as Washington and Beijing jostle for influence...

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    Iran test fires new missile

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, major general Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the...

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    Arun Jaitley dies

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley, a key ally of prime minister Narendra Modi, died in hospital in New Delhi on Saturday aged 66, the government said...

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    Iranian tanker switches destination, heads to Turkey

    Reuters . Athens | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    An Iranian tanker at the centre of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran has switched destination and is now heading to Turkey instead of southern Greece, data from real-time ship...

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    German activists stage anti-racism protest

    Agence France-Presse . Dresden | Updated at 02:31pm on August 24, 2019

    Thousands of civil society activists are to mount a march against hate and racism on Saturday in Dresden, a week before state elections when far-right party AfD is projected to make...

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    Pakistan SC orders action against judge

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered disciplinary action against a judge who convicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, effectively giving a boost to Sharif’s appeal...

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    Taliban talks resume

    Agence France-Presse . Afghanistan | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    The US and the Taliban met in Doha on Thursday, an American source close to the talks said, for potentially decisive dialogue to allow Washington...

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    US ship passes through Taiwan Strait

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    The United States sent a Navy ship through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, rekindling one of a growing number of flashpoints in Washington’s relationship with...

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    South Korea fails to grasp North Korea threat: Japan

    Reuters . Tokyo/Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Japanese minister of defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea’s decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate...