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    Modi to attend Maldives president’s inauguration

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will attend the inauguration of Maldives president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih as the neighbours look to reset ties following the exit...

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    Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Moscow on Friday hosted international talks on Afghanistan aimed at kickstarting direct negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban militant group, both of whom sent delegations.Russia...

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    N Korea delayed talks with US

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    North Korea postponed a planned meeting with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo this week ‘because they weren’t ready,’ US Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday.Pompeo...

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    Sri Lanka has suffered a coup without guns: speaker

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:04am on November 08, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s parliamentary speaker has called the president’s sacking of the prime minister to bring a former leader back to power a non-violent coup d’etat....

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    Indonesia extends search for bodies from Lion Air crash

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    Indonesia will extend by three days its search for the bodies of passengers from the ill-fated Lion Air plane, an official said Wednesday, as authorities...

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    Kim meets Cuban president

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with visiting Cuban president in Pyongyang and discussed ‘crucial issues of common concern’ on the current international situation,...

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    Diver dies in search for Indonesia jet crash dead

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane which crashed into the sea killing 189 people, an official said...

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    With eye on aid, Imran meets Li in Beijing

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:36pm on November 03, 2018

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan met with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in Beijing Saturday, as he seeks aid and investment from the world's second...

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    Fist fight caused China bus crash

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:59am on November 03, 2018

    A scuffle between a driver and a passenger caused their bus to plunge from a bridge into a river in southwest China, killing at least...

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    Japan approves bill to accept foreign workers

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:55am on November 03, 2018

    Japan’s cabinet on Friday approved a draft bill to bring more blue-collar foreign workers into the country, in a controversial move to address chronic labour...

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