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    Myanmar still using ‘same tactics’: UN envoy

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:40am on July 22, 2017

    Myanmar is still using the same ‘tactics’ to silence its people as the former junta, the UN’s rights envoy said Friday, urging the government to...

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    US to ban travel to N Korea after Warmbier death

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:10am on July 22, 2017

    The United States will bar Americans from travelling to North Korea in the coming weeks, travel agencies said Friday, a month after a US tourist,...

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    Thai court to deliver verdict on former PM on August 25

    Reuters | Updated at 03:16pm on July 21, 2017

    Thailand's Supreme Court has set August 25 as the date for a verdict in the trial of the country's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who...

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    Thai general jailed

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:43am on July 20, 2017

    A Thai general was found guilty of human trafficking on Wednesday as a Bangkok court convicted scores of people in a mass trial exposing the...

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    Thai court issuing rulings in major human trafficking case

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:15pm on July 19, 2017

    A Thai court started issuing rulings Wednesday in a major human trafficking trial with more than 103 defendants, including a senior army officer, who are...

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    S Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:10am on July 17, 2017

    South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war...

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    4 Pak soldiers killed in Indian shelling in Kashmir

    Reuters . Muzaffarabad | Updated at 12:50am on July 17, 2017

    Four Pakistani soldiers were killed on Sunday when their army vehicle was struck by Indian shelling from across the Line of Control that separates parts...

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    Rohingya villagers tell media of abuses

    Reuters . Kyar Gaung Taung | Updated at 12:45am on July 17, 2017

    Rohingya Muslim women lined up to tell reporters of missing husbands, mothers and sons on Saturday as international media were escorted for the first time...

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    Fire in eastern China kills 22

    Reuters | Updated at 03:05pm on July 16, 2017

    At least 22 people were killed when a house in China's eastern Jiangsu province caught fire on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency cited local...

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    China says Nobel laureate cremated and his wife is ‘free’

    Reuters | Updated at 01:40pm on July 15, 2017

    Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated on Saturday and his wife is ‘free’, a government official said, as a state-run newspaper...

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