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    Seven people dead in Kabul car bomb explosion: spokesman

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:25pm on November 13, 2019

    At least seven people were killed and seven wounded when a car bomb detonated during Kabul’s morning rush hour on Wednesday, an interior ministry spokesman...

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    Chaos goes on in Hong Kong on third consecutive day

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:07pm on November 13, 2019

    Hong Kong awoke to a third straight day of chaos on Wednesday following a night of intense battles between pro-democracy protesters and riot police on...

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    Three killed in Thai courtroom shootout

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:04am on November 13, 2019

    Three people were killed in a shootout at a Thai courtroom on Tuesday during a hearing into an inheritance dispute, according to police, who said...

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    Opposition figure says pressure growing on Hun Sen

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:08pm on November 12, 2019

    Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he had not given up on getting home after an initial bid to return was thwarted, and...

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    HK protests hit universities

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 03:04pm on November 12, 2019

    Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters clashed with riot police in the city’s upmarket business district and on university campuses Tuesday, extending one of the most violent...

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    Police shoot protester, man set alight in day of HK fury

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:52pm on November 11, 2019

    A Hong Kong police officer shot a masked protester in an incident shown live on Facebook Monday while a man was set alight, during one...

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    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers arrested as tensions soar

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:32am on November 10, 2019

    Hong Kong police said Saturday they have arrested three pro-democracy lawmakers over a brawl in parliament, deepening the city’s crisis a day after the death...

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    Thousands celebrate Japan emperor’s enthronement

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:37pm on November 09, 2019

    Tens of thousands of people gathered on Saturday at a national festival to celebrate the enthronement of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito with dancers and pop stars...

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    Kim doesn’t deserve Trump compliments

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:30pm on November 08, 2019

    A North Korean defector said Thursday after meeting Donald Trump at the White House that Kim Jong Un is not worthy of the US president’s...

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    HK protesters are mobsters: China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:53pm on November 08, 2019

    China has slammed radical protesters in Hong Kong as mobsters using violence to influence upcoming local elections, after a pro-Beijing lawmaker was injured in a...

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