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    Rohingya man killed after argument in Sittwe

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:52am on July 05, 2017

    One Rohingya Muslim man was killed and six wounded when they were attacked by a mob of Rakhine Buddhists in the capital of Myanmar’s troubled...

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    ‘China will have to take military way if India doesn’t listen’

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:24am on July 05, 2017

    China would be forced to use a ‘military way’ to end the standoff in the Sikkim sector if India ‘refuses to listen’ to it, a...

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    N Korea fires ballistic missile

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:44am on July 04, 2017

    North Korea launched a ballistic missile Tuesday, the South’s military said, just days after Seoul’s new leader Moon Jae-In and US President Donald Trump focused...

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    EU urges Myanmar to protect free speech after arrests of journalists

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:30am on July 04, 2017

    The European Union on Monday urged Myanmar to protect journalists from ‘intimidation, arrest or prosecution’ after several cases of reporters running into trouble with the...

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    India violates 1890 deal: China

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 01:03am on July 04, 2017

    China said on Monday that India was violating an 1890 border agreement between Britain and China that previous Indian governments have pledged to uphold, and...

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    US warship sails near disputed island in South China Sea

    Reuters | Updated at 01:04pm on July 03, 2017

    A US warship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam on Sunday in an operation meant...

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    328 Bangladeshis held

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:23am on July 02, 2017

    At least 328 undocumented Bangladeshi workers were detained in Malaysia on Saturday when the immigration department began an indefinite crackdown to flush out foreign workers...

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    Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong over sovereignty ‘red line’

    BBC | Updated at 09:40am on July 01, 2017

    Chinese president Xi Jinping has warned against ‘impermissible’ challenges to Beijing's authority over Hong Kong...

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    Pakistani journalist held over Facebook posts

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 01:17am on July 01, 2017

    A Pakistani reporter has been detained and charged under cybercrime laws for criticising security forces on social media, officials and his family said Friday, the...

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    India warns China that border road threatens security

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:53am on July 01, 2017

    India condemned a new road that China is building on the rivals’ Himalayan border on Friday, saying it raises ‘serious security’ concerns....

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