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    Satellite images show China builds new structures along India border

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:41am on June 27, 2020

    China has built new structures near the site of a Himalayan border clash that left 20 Indian troops dead earlier this month, fresh satellite images...

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    Indonesians pull stranded Rohingyas to shore

    Agence France-Presse . Lhokseumawe, Indonesia | Updated at 12:52am on June 26, 2020

    Nearly 100 Rohingya asylum seekers stranded off the coast of Indonesia were pulled to shore Thursday by locals angered at the refusal of authorities to...

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    North, South mark 70th anniv of Korean War

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:44pm on June 25, 2020

    North and South Korea on Thursday separately marked the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, a conflict that killed millions of people...

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    India reinforces flashpoint area as China holds ground

    Agence France-Presse . Leh, India | Updated at 12:52am on June 25, 2020

    Indian fighter jets roared over a flashpoint Himalayan region Wednesday as part of a show of strength following what military sources say has been a...

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    China threatens appropriate response to US over media curbs

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:16am on June 24, 2020

    China on Tuesday threatened to launch an ‘appropriate response’ after Washington cracked down on four more Chinese state media outlets in the United States. Beijing...

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    China, India agree to reduce tensions after deadly clash

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:45am on June 24, 2020

    China and India have agreed to reduce tensions a week after clashes on their disputed Himalayan border left 20 Indian troops dead in brutal hand-to-hand...

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    China warns risk of naval incident with US on the rise

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:20pm on June 23, 2020

    The US military is deploying ‘unprecedented’ numbers to the Asia-Pacific region, raising the risk of an incident with China’s navy, a senior Chinese official said...

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    Muslims disappointed, but accepting, as Saudi restricts hajj

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 05:20pm on June 23, 2020

    Muslims expressed disappointment Tuesday at Saudi Arabia's decision to scale back this year's hajj pilgrimage, but many accepted it was necessary as the kingdom battles...

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    India, China border talks held on Chinese side

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:29am on June 23, 2020

    India and China held top military talks on the Chinese side of the border to discuss the Galwan face-off and other points of dispute, army...

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    China to join UN arms trade treaty

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:20am on June 23, 2020

    China will join a global pact to regulate arms sales that has been rejected by the United States, with Beijing saying Monday it is committed...

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