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    Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

    Agence France-Presse . Wamena | Updated at 12:11am on December 06, 2018

    Indonesian soldiers hunted Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as 24 construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by...

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    Major cities can fight climate change, make billions: researchers

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:05am on December 06, 2018

    Implementing green strategies like bike lanes and better building codes could bring 94 world cities a collective $583 billion worth of benefits, while fighting climate...

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    Indonesia says Papua separatists suspected of killing 24 workers

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:06pm on December 05, 2018

    Security forces in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua are hunting for a separatist group suspected of killing at least 24 construction workers building a bridge...

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    Soldier killed as Indonesia probes mass shooting reports in Papua

    Agence France-Presse . Wamena, Indonesia | Updated at 12:57am on December 05, 2018

    An Indonesian soldier was killed while investigating reports that more than two dozen construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province,...

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    Rohingya migrant boat lands in Indonesia

    Agence France-Presse . Idi Rayeuk, Indonesia | Updated at 12:39am on December 05, 2018

    A boat carrying 20 Rohingya men landed in Indonesia Tuesday, authorities said, the latest group of the vulnerable Myanmar minority to reach the world’s biggest...

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    Trump wants Kim to know he likes him: S Korean leader

    Reuters. Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Donald Trump wants North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to know that he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in...

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    Duterte ‘jokes’ about marijuana use

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, whose controversial war on drugs has killed nearly 5,000 suspected drug dealers and users since taking office in 2016, said on...

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    Trump asks Imran for help with Afghan peace talks

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Pakistan said on Monday US president Donald Trump has sought its help with faltering Afghan peace talks in a letter to prime minister Imran Khan,...

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    US airstrike kills key Taliban leader in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:45am on December 03, 2018

    A senior Taliban military commander was killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. Abdul Manan, who was the Taliban's 'shadow governor'...

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    Conservative Indonesian Muslims hold big rally in Jakarta

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    Tens of thousands of Indonesian Muslims held a rally in Jakarta on Sunday led by hardline groups who had agitated to remove the city’s Christian...

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