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    Pakistan poses three times more terror risk than Syria: report

    New Age Desk | Updated at 02:09am on October 28, 2018

    Pakistan remains to be a breeding ground of terrorism with the country registering the highest number of terrorist bases and safe havens, reveals a report.

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    Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll

    Agence France-Presse . Kandahar | Updated at 01:50am on October 28, 2018

    Afghans risked their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the...

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    Sri Lanka crisis worsens

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:45am on October 28, 2018

    Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena suspended parliament Saturday to forestall a challenge against his surprise ouster of the prime minister, deepening a sudden swell of...

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    Sri Lanka president sacks PM, installs Rajapakse

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:13am on October 27, 2018

    Maithripala Sirisena installed Sri Lanka’s controversial former strongman leader Mahinda Rajapakse as the country’s new prime minister Friday, the president’s office said, in a surprise...

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    Abe makes rare China visit as relations thaw

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:41am on October 26, 2018

    Japan’s Shinzo Abe arrived in China Thursday, the first visit to the Asian giant by a Japanese prime minister since relations between the two countries...

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    Abe makes rare China visit as relations thaw

    | Updated at 01:38am on October 26, 2018

    Agence-France-Presse . BeijingJapan’s Shinzo Abe arrived in China Thursday, the first visit to the Asian giant by a Japanese prime minister since relations between the...

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    North Korea warns US against confidence-destroying measures

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:37am on October 26, 2018

    A North Korean official urged the United States on Thursday to immediately lift sanctions against his country, warning that the country’s ‘confidence-destroying measures’ would undermine...

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    China army to do 'whatever it takes' to retain Taiwan

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 04:11pm on October 25, 2018

    China's defence minister warned Thursday that the military would do ‘whatever it takes’ to stop any attempt to ‘split’ Taiwan from the mainland, days after...

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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...

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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...

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