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    N Korea fires another missile over Japan

    Reuters . Seoul/ Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 16, 2017

    North Korea fired a second missile over Japan far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after...

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    India calls Rohingya refugees ‘threat to national security’

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:21am on September 15, 2017

    The Indian government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees were ‘a threat to national security’, pushing back against condemnation of its plans...

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    Myanmar says China endorses crackdown on Rohingya

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:12am on September 15, 2017

    China endorses Myanmar’s offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, Myanmar state media said on Thursday. The Myanmar military offensive in the western state of Rakhine was...

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    Malaysia school fire kills 23

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2017

    Twenty-three people, mostly children, were killed Thursday by a blaze that tore through a Malaysian religious school, trapping them in a dormitory with metal grilles...

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    Five crew missing after dredger collides with tanker off Singapore

    Reuters | Updated at 09:45am on September 13, 2017

    Five crew members of a Dominican-registered dredger were missing after a collision with an Indonesian-registered tanker in...

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    Halimah Yacob formally elected Singapore’s first female president

    Reuters | Updated at 10:50am on September 13, 2017

    Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared elected as Singapore’s first woman president on Wednesday, after the...

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    North Korea slapped with UN sanctions after nuclear test

    BBC | Updated at 04:06pm on September 12, 2017

      The United Nations has imposed a fresh round of sanctions on North Korea after its sixth and largest nuclear test. The measures restrict oil...

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    Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi for peaceful end to Rohingya crisis

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on September 12, 2017

    The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in Myanmar and expressed concerns about violence that...

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    North Korea warns US of ‘greatest pain’ over fresh sanctions

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:35am on September 11, 2017

    North Korea warned on Monday it would inflict ‘the greatest pain and suffering’ on the United States if Washington persists in pushing for harsher UN...

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    Help resolve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Astana | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Sunday urged the OIC member states and the international community to come forward to resolve the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar...

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