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    Rally for jailed Reuters reporters in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:43am on September 17, 2018

    Several dozen people rallied in central Yangon on Sunday against the jailing of two Reuters journalists, lamenting the shrinking space for free expression in Myanmar despite the advent of civilian rule....

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    Palestinian teen dies from wounds

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 01:40am on September 17, 2018

    A Palestinian teenager has died after being shot by Israeli forces last month during protests and clashes along the Gaza border, the health ministry in the enclave said....

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    Typhoon makes landfall in China after killing 59 in Philippines

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:17am on September 17, 2018

    Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into mainland China late Sunday after leaving a trail of destruction in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 59 people in the northern Philippines....

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    Dozens of inmates escape in Myanmar jail break

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:31am on September 17, 2018

    Myanmar police are hunting dozens of escaped inmates who hijacked a delivery truck and smashed through the gates of their jail in a daring prison break on Sunday, officials said....

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    Bhutan’s ruling party defeated in first round of polls

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    Bhutan’s prime minister conceded defeat Sunday, after the ruling party was knocked out in the first round of the small Himalayan nation’s third-ever election....

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    Moon seeks to break nuclear deadlock at Pyongyang summit

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:58am on September 16, 2018

    South Korean president Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong Un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear...

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    Flood waters rise, 8 killed as Florence dumps 'epic' rain on Carolinas

    Reuters . Wilson | Updated at 10:52am on September 16, 2018

    Tropical Storm Florence dumped ‘epic’ amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at...

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    At least 25 die in Philippine typhoon havoc, rescue official says

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 10:42am on September 16, 2018

    At least 25 people have been killed in the Philippines in a trail of devastation left by Typhoon Mangkhut, mostly in landslides in mountainous areas,...

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    Lankan ambassador to Vienna recalled for not answering phone

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:39am on September 16, 2018

    Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena recalled his top envoy to Austria and five other embassy staff for failing to answer his long-distance telephone calls, officials said Saturday....

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    Eight dead in Philippines as typhoon heads towards HK

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:34am on September 16, 2018

    A strong typhoon tore across the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday, killing at least eight people, wrecking homes and triggering landslides before heading towards Hong Kong and southern China by evening....