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    South Korea court removes president Park from office over scandal

    Reuters | Updated at 09:40am on March 10, 2017

    South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye on Friday, removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that...

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    More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees enter China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:01am on March 10, 2017

    More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees have entered China, fleeing areas along the border after violent clashes broke out between the south east Asian country’s army...

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    Malaysian PM says no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea

    Reuters | Updated at 09:21am on March 08, 2017

    Malaysia has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea after a rise in tensions that led to reciprocal travel bans after the half-brother...

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    PM seeks enhanced maritime co-op among IORA nations

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jakarta, Indonesia | Updated at 12:05am on March 08, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday has urged Indian Ocean Rim Association leaders to dedicate themselves to strengthen maritime cooperation for a peaceful and prosperous...

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    PM seeks Jakarta help

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jakarta, Indonesia | Updated at 12:10am on March 08, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday requested the Indonesian government to play a role in sending back the Myanmar refugees from Bangladesh...

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    US moves parts of controversial missile defense to South Korea 

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:29am on March 07, 2017

    US missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the US and South Korean...

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    North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving the country

    Reuters | Updated at 09:23am on March 07, 2017

    North Korea said on Tuesday it has temporarily banned Malaysians from leaving the country to ensure the safety of its diplomats and citizens in Malaysia...

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    FBI asks Justice Department to refute Trump wiretapping claim

    Agence France-presse . Palm Beach | Updated at 12:39am on March 07, 2017

    FBI director James Comey has asked the Justice Department to publicly refute president Donald Trump’s explosive, unsubstantiated accusation that Barack Obama tapped his phone during...

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    30 dead as intense fighting breaks out

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:37am on March 07, 2017

    At least 30 people were killed Monday in a day of intense fighting in a town on Myanmar’s border with China, authorities said, after rebels...

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    North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan

    Reuters | Updated at 09:23am on March 06, 2017

    North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest coast early on Monday, South Korean...

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