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    Mother sues dentist son to repay tuition

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:00am on January 03, 2018

    Taiwan’s top court has ordered a man to pay his mother almost $1 million for raising him and funding his dentistry training, reports BBConline...

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    Iran's top leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country

    Reuters | Updated at 04:36pm on January 02, 2018

    Iran's Supreme Leader on Tuesday accused enemies of the Islamic Republic of stirring unrest, as anti-government demonstrations that began last week continued. ‘In recent days,...

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    Nine dead as fresh protests hit Iran

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:03pm on January 02, 2018

    Nine people were killed as fresh unrest hit Iran overnight, state television said Tuesday, with protesters trying to storm a police station despite attempts to...

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    South Korea offers high-level talks with North

    Reuters | Updated at 01:17pm on January 02, 2018

    South Korea on Tuesday offered talks with North Korea amid a standoff over its weapons programmes, a day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

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    Assam leaves 13m citizens off register

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:46am on January 02, 2018

    Around 13 million people living in northeastern India’s largest state have been left off a controversial draft list of citizens released Monday by authorities, who...

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    Kim says ‘nuclear button’ on his desk

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    Kim Jong Un on Monday warned the United States that he has a ‘nuclear button’ on his desk ready for use if North Korea is...

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    18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

    Agence France-Presse . Jalalabad | Updated at 12:44am on January 01, 2018

    An explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan’s restive east on Sunday killed at least 18 mourners and wounded another 13, officials said, capping a deadly...

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    Egypt’s Morsi sentenced to 3-yr in prison

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:43am on December 31, 2017

    An Egyptian court sentenced ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to three years in prison along with 19 other defendants on Saturday for ‘insulting the judiciary,’...

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    Wave of protests hits Iran cities

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:58am on December 30, 2017

    Iranian officials reported fresh protests over the struggling economy on Friday, a day after dozens were arrested in second city Mashhad...

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    Indonesia volcano in 'biggest' eruption this year

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:58am on December 29, 2017

    Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano experienced its biggest eruption of the year this week, spewing clouds of gas and showering ash into the sky, a local...

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