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    Bangladeshi women to receive fund

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:07am on March 06, 2018

    Thousands of women in Bangladesh will receive financing to develop livelihoods that can withstand the effects of climate change in one of the world’s hardest-hit...

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    China says to 'take necessary measures' if US harms trade

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:08am on March 04, 2018

    China will ‘take necessary measures’ if the United States harms the country's economic interests, a Chinese official said Sunday, as president Donald Trump plans to...

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    24 dead in Azerbaijan drug rehab centre fire

    Agence France-Presse . Baku | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    Twenty four people died as a result of a fire which tore through a drug rehabilitation clinic in the Azerbaijani capital Baku early Friday, officials...

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    Prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted South Korea president

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:45pm on February 27, 2018

    South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year-jail sentence for former president Park Geun-hye for corruption and abuse...

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    Xi poised to extend power as China set to lift term limits

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:02am on February 26, 2018

    Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader for decades, could stay in office indefinitely after the Communist Party called for the removal of presidential term limits...

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    High-level North Korean delegates arrive in the South

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:18am on February 25, 2018

    A blacklisted North Korean general arrived in the South on Sunday for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, which will also be attended by US president...

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    Trump announces ‘heaviest ever’ sanctions on North Korea

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:04pm on February 24, 2018

    US president Donald Trump has rolled out fresh sanctions against North Korea-linked shipping assets, hailing the package as the ‘heaviest sanctions ever’ levied on the...

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    Tillerson to North Korea on talks: ‘I'm listening’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:14am on February 18, 2018

    US secretary of state Rex Tillerson said in an interview to air Sunday that he is ‘listening’ for signs that North Korea is ready to...

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    Sacred Tibetan monastery hit by fire

    BBC | Updated at 09:35am on February 18, 2018

    A fire broke out at the most important shrine in Tibetan Buddhism - the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa...

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    Abe, Trump agree to keep up pressure on North Korea

    Reuters | Updated at 10:26am on February 15, 2018

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and US president Donald Trump agreed to keep up pressure on North Korea until Pyongyang abandons its nuclear and missile...

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