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    Singapore, Malaysia ban Boeing 737 MAX

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore, Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 04:16pm on March 12, 2019

    Singapore’s aviation regulator Tuesday banned the use of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the country’s airspace following a deadly Ethiopia plane crash at...

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    Mullah Omar lived under US nose, new book says

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on March 12, 2019

    A biography of one-eyed former Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar says he lived near a US base in Afghanistan for years, not in Pakistan as...

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    Mullah Omar lived walking distance to US base

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 02:51pm on March 11, 2019

    Taliban founder Mullah Omar lived within walking distance of US bases in Afghanistan for years, according to a new book that suggests embarrassing...

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    Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder freed

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:29pm on March 11, 2019

    An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday, as a Malaysian court dropped the murder...

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    Boeings grounded after Ethiopia plane crash

    Reuters . Nairobi / Addis Ababa/ Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on March 12, 2019

    China, Indonesia and Ethiopia grounded their Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 fleets on Monday while investigators found the black box from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines...

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    Tibet marks 60yrs since uprising

    Agence France-Presse . Dharamsala | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Huge crowds gathered at the Dalai Lama’s temple in India Sunday to commemorate 60 years since the failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule that drove...

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    North Korea holds polls

    Agence France-Presse . Pyongyang | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    North Koreans went to the polls Sunday for an election in which there could be only one winner.Leader Kim Jong Un’s ruling Workers’ Party has...

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    Taliban deny seeking truce, talks with Kabul

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    The Taliban denied on Friday that they were discussing a ceasefire and dialogue with the Kabul government during ongoing talks with the US in Doha,...

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    If North Korea resumes nuke test, Trump to be disappointed

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said on Friday he would be disappointed if Pyongyang were to resume weapons testing and reiterated his belief in his good...

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    China backs Huawei not to be 'silent lamb' in US legal fight

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 01:03pm on March 08, 2019

    China threw its weight behind Huawei’s legal battle against the United States on Friday, saying that the telecom giant would not be a ‘silent lamb...

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