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    51 states pledge support for global cybersecurity rules

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:42am on November 13, 2018

    Fifty-one states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the internet, the French government said Monday....

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    Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 01:24am on November 13, 2018

    Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country — Southeast Asia’s ‘final frontier’ — but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people....

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    100,000 police deployed as volatile Indian state votes

    Agence France-Presse . Raipur | Updated at 01:18am on November 13, 2018

    Tens of thousands of armed police were on duty Monday as a restive Indian state wracked by violence went to the polls....

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    Suspension of Sri Lanka parliament challenged in court

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 03:07pm on November 12, 2018

    Supporters of Sri Lanka's fired prime minister and a top election official on Monday challenged in court the president's sacking of parliament, upping the ante...

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    Deadly clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza | Updated at 11:36am on November 12, 2018

    An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza strip on Sunday, killing six Palestinians and an Israeli soldier, officials said,...

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    61 killed in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 01:14pm on November 11, 2018

    At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida, medics and a military source said Sunday, and dozens of wounded taken...

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    41 killed in Mogadishu bombings

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu | Updated at 12:27am on November 11, 2018

    The death toll from a string of car bombings near a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu has jumped to at least 41, police said on Saturday....

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    Russia slams Austria for unfounded accusations in spy row

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Russia said on Saturday that Austria’s ‘unfounded accusations’ in a spy scandal were unacceptable while Vienna expressed hope the affair would not hurt bilateral ties....

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    Trump launches crackdown on CenAm asylum seekers

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    The United States embarked Friday on a policy of automatically rejecting asylum claims of people who cross the Mexican border illegally in a bid to deter Central American migrants and force Mexico to handle them....

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    Yemen loyalists push deeper into Hodeida

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Yemeni government forces pushed further into the strategic port city of Hodeida seizing its main hospital in heavy fighting on Saturday as their Saudi-led coalition backers put a brave face on an end to US refuelling support....