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    North Korea fires missiles as US envoy visits Seoul

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2019

    North Korea welcomed a US envoy’s visit to Seoul by firing two missiles Thursday, the South’s military said, in Pyongyang’s second launch in less than...

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    Two children killed in Japan after car rams into group

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    Two children were killed and a dozen injured, two critically, in Japan on Wednesday after a car involved in an accident with another vehicle skidded...

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    Taliban storm US-backed aid group’s Kabul compound

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    Taliban militants stormed a US-funded aid group’s central Kabul compound in an ongoing attack Tuesday, having targeted the organisation for promoting Western culture and the...

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    Malaysia’s new govt slow on reforms: HRW, Amnesty

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    Malaysia’s new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and...

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    Beijing slams US warship sail-by in S China Sea

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    China said two US warships sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea without permission on Monday in the latest US challenge to Beijing’s...

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    13 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police headquarters

    AFP | Updated at 11:58pm on May 05, 2019

    At least 13 people were killed and dozens more wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber and several gunmen attacked a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan...

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    Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat persists

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 02:21am on May 05, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter’s suicide bombings, even as...

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    Nearly 400 killed in Libya fighting: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    At least 392 people have been killed and 1,936 wounded since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offenive against the Libyan capital last month, the UN’s...

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    Thai king Vajiralongkorn crowned thru’ coronation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X of Thailand, was crowned Saturday in a dazzling show of pageantry, laced with Hindu and Buddhist ritual, vowing to reign...

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    Japan’s new emperor makes first public speech

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Emperor Naruhito urged Japan to work together for world peace as he made his first public appearance Saturday in front of a cheering, flag-waving crowd...

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