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    Xi warns no one can dictate China’s path

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:12am on December 18, 2018

    President Xi Jinping warned Tuesday that no one can ‘dictate’ China’s economic development path as the Communist Party marked 40 years of its historic ‘reform...

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    Facebook removes Myanmar military-linked pages

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 11:38am on December 19, 2018

    Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts in Myanmar with hidden links to the military, the platform said Wednesday, as the company scrambles to...

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    Leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:01pm on December 18, 2018

    Hatred whipped up by ‘unscrupulous politicians’ has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday.Eighty...

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    May reschedules Brexit vote for January

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Prime minister Theresa May said on Monday she would bring her Brexit deal back to parliament for a mid-January vote, pledging to get assurances from...

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    Asean must take tough measures against Myanmar: Mahathir

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:48am on December 19, 2018

    Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said that Asean must take tough measures to put pressure on Myanmar and its de facto leader Aung San Suu...

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    UNSC mulls Myanmar action

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 01:19am on December 19, 2018

    The UN Security Council is considering action to push Myanmar to work with the United Nations to address the Rohingya refugee crisis, although China and...

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    Don’t blame migrants for everything

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Pope Francis on Tuesday condemned nationalist leaders who blame migrants for their countries’ problems and themselves fostered mistrust in society by pursuing dishonest gain and...

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    US accepts Assad staying in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    The United States said Monday it was no longer seeking to topple Syrian president Bashar al-Assad but renewed warnings it would not fund reconstruction unless...