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    Buddhists protest at aid agencies in Rakhine state

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:07am on August 14, 2017

    Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organisations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said...

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    Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra

    Reuters | Updated at 09:55am on August 13, 2017

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck west of Indonesia's island of Sumatra on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said...

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    One dead at US far-right rally

    Agence France-Presse . Charlottesville | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2017

    A white nationalist rally erupted into deadly violence Saturday as a car plowed into a crowd while demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed, as president Donald Trump came under sharp criticism for his tepid response...

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    Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in Pakistani city of Quetta

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:25am on August 13, 2017

    A powerful blast targeting a military vehicle on Saturday night killed at least 15 people and wounded 32 others in southwestern Pakistan, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group...

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    ‘Impressive’ Perseid meteor shower seen over UK

    BBC | Updated at 08:35am on August 13, 2017

    The Perseid meteor shower has been seen over parts of the UK, giving stargazers the opportunity to spot scores of shooting stars in the sky...

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    Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property rules: officials

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:08am on August 13, 2017

    US | China | trade | diplomacyAgence France-Presse . WashingtonUS president Donald Trump would sign a memorandum on Monday that could lead to sanctions against...

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    Trump ramps up Guam assurances

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:39am on August 13, 2017

    President Donald Trump on Saturday reassured Guam it was secure amid mounting regional tensions, vowing that American military forces ‘stand ready’ to safeguard the US Pacific island territory against a belligerent North Korea while Pyongyang said that nearly 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or rejoin its army to resist new UN sanctions and to fight against US...

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    64 children die at India hospital without oxygen

    Agence France-Presse . Lucknow | Updated at 12:32am on August 13, 2017

    At least 64 children have died over six days at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages, officials said Saturday...

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    Myanmar ramps up troops

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:14am on August 13, 2017

    Myanmar has moved hundreds of troops into northern Rakhine state as it ramps up counterinsurgency efforts there, officers said Saturday, after the UN voiced alarm over reports of a military build up in the region...

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    Blast kills at least eight in Pakistan: official

    Agence France-Presse. Quetta | Updated at 11:32pm on August 12, 2017

    A powerful blast on Saturday night killed at least eight people and wounded 17 others in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, which borders Iran and Afghanistan, an official said...