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    China slams Indian road project on border

    Agence France-presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:53am on August 25, 2017

    China slammed India Thursday over a report that it plans to build a road in territory disputed between the two countries, after weeks of tension...

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    Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

    Agence France-Press | Updated at 11:05am on August 24, 2017

    The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 Thursday after a storm that left a trail of destruction across southern China...

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    Severe Typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:06pm on August 23, 2017

    Typhoon Hato smashed into Hong Kong Wednesday with hurricane force winds and heavy rains in the worst storm the city has seen for...

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    Kim orders production of more rocket engines, warhead tips: KCNA

    Reuters | Updated at 09:20am on August 23, 2017

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the production of more solid-fuel rocket engines and rocket warhead tips, the North's official media said on Wednesday...

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    US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on August 21, 2017

    South Korea and the United States began annual war games on Monday, US Forces Korea said, amid heated warnings by Pyongyang that the exercises will...

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    Seven hurt in Russia knife attack

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    The Islamic State jihadist group on Saturday claimed responsibility after a man stabbed seven people on the street in a Russian city before being shot...

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    US wants to work with Japan to calm rhetoric over North Korea: envoy

    Reuters | Updated at 01:21pm on August 18, 2017

    The United States wants to work with Japan to ‘calm the rhetoric’ over North Korea, the new US ambassador to Japan said on...

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    80 dead after boost in Philippines war on drugs

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:05am on August 19, 2017

    Police killed at least 13 people in Manila on the third night of an escalation in president Rodrigo Duterte’s ruthless war on drugs and crime,...

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    ARSA vows to resist divide and rule in Rakhine

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:20am on August 18, 2017

    Arakan Rohingya Solidarity Army, former Myanmar-based outfit Harakah al-Yaqin, in a tweet, has called on all concerned to resist Myanmar government’s efforts ‘to divide and...

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    Philippine police kill 32 in ‘shock and awe’ drug raids

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:30pm on August 16, 2017

    Philippine police killed 32 people in ‘shock and awe’ raids aimed at scaring drug traffickers, authorities said Wednesday, after president Rodrigo Duterte admitted to...

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