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    No more missile alarm for S Korea, says Kim

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has promised the South’s president Moon Jae-in no more missile-related early morning wake-up calls, Seoul said...

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    Air strikes resume in rebel enclave

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    An emergency aid convoy crossed front lines into the besieged rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta on Friday, Red Cross officials said, but air strikes resumed in the area after an overnight pause...

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    India SC permits passive euthanasia

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Individuals have a right to die with dignity, India’s Supreme Court said on Friday in a landmark verdict that permits the removal of life-support systems for the terminally ill or those in incurable comas...

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    Sri Lanka arrests 10 for anti-Muslim violence

    Reuters . Kandy | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Police in Sri Lanka said on Thursday it had arrested the suspected leader and nine others suspects behind a wave of anti-Muslim attacks by Sinhalese Buddhist hardliners in a central highlands region this week....

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    UN calls for referring Myanmar to ICC

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    The top United Nations human rights official called on Friday for alleged atrocities committed against the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar to be referred to the International Criminal Court for prosecution....

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    International Women’s Day: ‘Millions’ join Spain strike

    BBC | Updated at 12:28pm on March 09, 2018

    Women workers in Spain are marking International Women’s Day with an unprecedented strike targeting gender inequality and sexual...

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    ‘Panic’ as Mugabe appears to back new Zimbabwe opposition

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:09pm on March 09, 2018

    Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who...

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    India’s top court upholds passive euthanasia with guidelines

    Reuters | Updated at 12:02pm on March 09, 2018

    India’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday that individuals had a right to die with dignity, allowing passive euthanasia with guidelines...

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    Trump imposes controversial tariffs

    Reuters | Updated at 10:30am on March 09, 2018

    US president Donald Trump pressed ahead on Thursday with import tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent for aluminium but exempted...

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    Trump, Kim to hold meeting for nuke talks

    Associated Press . Seoul | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks, a whiplash development that would put two leaders who’ve repeatedly insulted, threatened and dismissed each other in the same room, possibly in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang....