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    Malaysia begins public inquiry into 2015 mass graves discovery

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Malaysia began a public inquiry on Wednesday into the discovery of mass graves and suspected human trafficking camps in the jungles near its border with...

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    North Korea nuclear site revived: US

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 11:50am on April 17, 2019

    Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea’s main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb...

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    Kim gives US to year-end to become more flexible

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the breakdown in talks with the United States has raised the risks of reviving tensions, and he is...

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    Dalai Lama ‘doing much better’

    Agence-France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on April 11, 2019

    The Dalai Lama has been admitted to hospital in New Delhi for treatment but is ‘doing much better’ and should be released soon, his close...

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    200 Rohingyas still at sea after latest arrival: Malaysia

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 09:45pm on April 08, 2019

    Malaysian authorities on Monday were on the lookout for boats believed to be carrying up to 200 Rohingya after dozens of migrants were found near...

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    Pakistan says it has intelligence of new Indian attack this month

    Reuters . Karachi | Updated at 12:57am on April 08, 2019

    Pakistan has ‘reliable intelligence’ that India will attack again this month, foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Sunday, as tension over a February standoff...

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    Nasheed makes comeback with landslide win

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 12:49am on April 08, 2019

    The former Maldives president on Sunday vowed sweeping reforms and an end to government corruption after leading his party to a record landslide victory just...

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    Maldives ex-leader makes comeback in landmark vote

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 02:55am on April 07, 2019

    The Maldives on Saturday held its first parliamentary election since former strongman leader Abdulla Yameen was forced to stand down, with his arch-rival tipped to...

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    Maldives president hoping for election majority to probe China deals

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 01:25am on April 06, 2019

    The Maldives heads for a parliamentary election on Saturday with president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih seeking a majority for his party to investigate debts to China,...

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    UN slams Brunei’s Islamic laws

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:53am on April 06, 2019

    Brunei is violating human rights by implementing Islamic laws that would allow death by stoning for adultery and homosexuality, the United Nations said on Wednesday....

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