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    Meghan takes spotlight amid royal fever in Fiji

    Agence-France-Presse . Fiji | Updated at 03:13am on October 25, 2018

    British royal Meghan Markle sent adoring crowds into a frenzy in Fiji on Wednesday when she took centre stage from husband Prince Harry to passionately promote women’s rights...

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    India ministers seek to tighten rules against sexual harassment

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:06am on October 25, 2018

    Four Indian cabinet ministers will suggest steps to address sexual harassment at work, the government said on Wednesday, after a growing #MeToo movement sparked accusations against more than a dozen men and forced a minister to resign...

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    Maldives opposition moves closer to impeaching speaker

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:59am on October 25, 2018

    The Maldives opposition moved closer Wednesday to impeaching the speaker of parliament, a staunch loyalist of outgoing strongman president Abdulla Yameen who was defeated in last month’s election...

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    India’s CBI hit by infighting, govt orders probe

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:28am on October 25, 2018

    India’s government on Wednesday ordered a probe at the country’s top crime fighting bureau after its two senior officers accused each other of bribery and interference in police investigations.

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    Khashoggi murder unthinkable without US backing: Rouhani

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 08:40pm on October 24, 2018

    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s ‘heinous murder’ would have been unthinkable ‘without US backing,’ Iranian pesident Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday....

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    Saudi prince may be behind Khashoggi death: Trump

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 08:39pm on October 24, 2018

    US president Donald Trump, in his toughest comments yet, said Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince bore ultimate responsibility for the operation that led to Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, piling pressure on his ally amid a global outcry over the journalist’s death....

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    Pakistani stocks jump 3.3 pct on Saudi offer of $6 bln rescue package

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:27pm on October 24, 2018

    Pakistani shares soared 3.3 per cent in early trading on Wednesday after overnight news that staunch ally Saudi Arabia has offered a $6 billion rescue...

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    US revokes visas of some Saudis involved in Khashoggi killing

    Reuters . Washington, Ankara | Updated at 10:58am on October 24, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said on Tuesday Saudi authorities staged the ‘worst cover-up ever’ in the killing of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi this month, as...

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    Erdogan demands punishment of all Khashoggi killers

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 03:05am on October 24, 2018

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said that the ‘savage murder’ of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was meticulously planned, demanding that all those linked to the killing face punishment....

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    China voices concern as US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:02am on October 24, 2018

    China said Tuesday it has expressed concern to the United States over what it considered an affront to its sovereignty after two US warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait....