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    North Korea calls Biden rabid dog

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:08pm on November 15, 2019

    North Korea has launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a ‘rabid dog’ - while also borrowing...

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    HK protesters defy Xi with pro-democracy rallies

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:58pm on November 15, 2019

    Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defied a warning by China’s president Xi Jinping and again took to the city’s streets on Friday, as the political turmoil...

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    Pentagon presses South Korea pay more for US troops

    Reuters. Seoul | Updated at 01:23pm on November 15, 2019

    United States secretary of defence Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing US troops in the country...

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    Despite Kashmir anger, Xi invites Modi to visit

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 01:03am on November 15, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping has invited Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to visit China again next year after two informal summits between the men in...

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    Schools closed as protests put chokehold on HK

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 03:00pm on November 14, 2019

    Pro-democracy protesters challenging China’s rule of Hong Kong choked the city with barricades and rallies for a fourth straight day Thursday, as the police force...

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    Chaos in HK as protests ‘blossom everywhere’

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:01pm on November 13, 2019

    Pro-democracy protesters Wednesday stepped up a ‘blossom everywhere’ campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled the international financial hub this...

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    12 killed in Kabul car bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:25pm on November 13, 2019

    At least 12 people, including three children, were killed when a minivan packed with explosives rammed into a vehicle carrying foreigners during Kabul’s morning rush...

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    Chaos goes on in Hong Kong on third consecutive day

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:07pm on November 13, 2019

    Hong Kong awoke to a third straight day of chaos on Wednesday following a night of intense battles between pro-democracy protesters and riot police on...

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    Three killed in Thai courtroom shootout

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:04am on November 13, 2019

    Three people were killed in a shootout at a Thai courtroom on Tuesday during a hearing into an inheritance dispute, according to police, who said...

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    Opposition figure says pressure growing on Hun Sen

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:08pm on November 12, 2019

    Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he had not given up on getting home after an initial bid to return was thwarted, and...

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