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    Kim meets Cuban president

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with visiting Cuban president in Pyongyang and discussed ‘crucial issues of common concern’ on the current international situation,...

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    Diver dies in search for Indonesia jet crash dead

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane which crashed into the sea killing 189 people, an official said...

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    With eye on aid, Imran meets Li in Beijing

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:36pm on November 03, 2018

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan met with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in Beijing Saturday, as he seeks aid and investment from the world's second...

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    Fist fight caused China bus crash

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:59am on November 03, 2018

    A scuffle between a driver and a passenger caused their bus to plunge from a bridge into a river in southwest China, killing at least...

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    Japan approves bill to accept foreign workers

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:55am on November 03, 2018

    Japan’s cabinet on Friday approved a draft bill to bring more blue-collar foreign workers into the country, in a controversial move to address chronic labour...

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    Trump, Xi eye G20 talks after very good phone call

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:53am on November 03, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Thursday he had ‘very good’ talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on the trade conflict between the two economic giants,...

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    One black box recovered from crashed Indonesia jet

    Agence-France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 02:06am on November 02, 2018

    One black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, the head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee said Thursday, which could be...

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    N Korean women face sexual abuse by officials: HRW

    Agence-France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:58am on November 02, 2018

    North Korean police and other officials prey on women with near-total impunity, a rights group said Thursday, in a rare report on sex abuse in...

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    Mahathir, 93, feeling his age

    Agence-France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:55am on November 02, 2018

    Leaning back in his chair and admitting he is feeling every one of his 93 years, the world’s oldest leader Mahathir Mohamad says his second...

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    Chinese-style digital authoritarianism grows globally: study

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:05am on November 02, 2018

    Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China’s model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power,...

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