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    Air strikes kill dozen Afghans

    Reuters . Kunduz | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    Air strikes in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz killed about a dozen civilians on Saturday, local officials said, as battle intensified there and in...

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    6.3 magnitude earthquake jolts Moluccas Islands

    Reuters | Updated at 11:42am on March 24, 2019

    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off Indonesia’s Moluccas Islands on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck in the sea, 147km northwest of...

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    Thais go to polls in first general election since 2014 coup

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:51am on March 24, 2019

    Polls opened on Sunday for the first Thai election since a 2014 coup, with a high turnout expected among a public who received a cryptic...

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    Undocumented 7 lakh Bangladeshi workers await deportation from Malaysia

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:43am on March 24, 2019

    About seven lakh Bangladeshi workers who became undocumented in Malaysia await deportation, Jatiya Sangsad’s parliamentarians’ caucus on migration and development chairman Israfil Alam, MP, said...

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    26 dead in central China tour bus fire

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:25am on March 23, 2019

    Twenty six people were killed and 30 injured after a tourist bus caught fire in central China, local officials said. The vehicle burst into flames...

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    Death toll in China chemical plant blast jumps to 47

    Agence France-Presse . Yancheng, China | Updated at 10:32am on March 22, 2019

    The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 47 on Friday, making it one of the country's...

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    Further terror attack on India will be extremely problematic

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:28am on March 22, 2019

    The US has warned Pakistan that another terror attack on India will prove to be ‘extremely problematic’ as it asked Islamabad to take more ‘concrete...

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    China says played role in reducing Indo-Pak tension

    Reuters . Beijing/ Nairobi | Updated at 12:30am on March 20, 2019

    China played a ‘constructive role’ in reducing tension between Pakistan and India, the foreign ministry said, after the nuclear-armed rivals almost came to blows last...

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    Dalai Lama contemplates Chinese gambit after his death

    Reuters . Dharamshala | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said on Monday it was possible that once he dies his incarnation could be found in...

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    Indonesia flood death toll hits 80

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Authorities in Indonesia raised the death toll from floods and landslides in the easternmost province of Papua to nearly 80 on Monday as president Joko...

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