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    Bombing at Philippine street festival leaves two dead, wounds 37

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 11:09am on August 29, 2018

    A homemade bomb hidden under a motorcycle killed two people, one a child, and wounded 37 at a local street festival in the southern Philippines...

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    China says pressure unhelpful in resolving Rohingya issue

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:45am on August 29, 2018

    China said on Tuesday that exerting pressure was not helpful in resolving the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar after UN investigators said Myanmar’s military...

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    North Korea still 'serious and imminent threat': Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:59pm on August 28, 2018

    North Korea still poses a ‘serious and imminent threat’, Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on the...

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    Myanmar army had genocidal intent: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2018

    Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with ‘genocidal intent’ and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted for...

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    Myanmar Reuters journalists verdict postponed

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 10:36am on August 27, 2018

    The verdict in Myanmar's prosecution of two Reuters reporters accused of breaching the country's Official Secrets Act was postponed on Monday until September 3 because...

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    Iranian parliament removes finance minister from office

    Reuters . Theran | Updated at 04:24pm on August 26, 2018

    Iran's parliament sacked the minister of economic affairs and finance on Sunday, state media said, amid a sharp fall in the rial currency and a...

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    19 dead in China hotel fire

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:30am on August 26, 2018

    A fire that broke out at a hotel in China on Saturday left at least 19 people dead and 23 injured, state media said, with...

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    Nine-year-old boy dies after beating by Buddhist monk

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:45pm on August 24, 2018

    A nine-year-old Buddhist novice has died after a beating by a Thai monk who allegedly battered him with a stick and slammed his...

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    Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island: USGS

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:38am on August 19, 2018

    A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a quake which...

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    Rohingyas are Myanmar citizens; accept them: Mahathir  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:35pm on August 14, 2018

    Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has said Myanmar must accept Rohingyas because they are their citizens as they have lived in Myanmar for generations. Mahathir...

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