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    North Korea executes envoy

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:18am on June 01, 2019

    North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and president Donald...

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    3 killed in Kashmir gunbattle

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Three militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Indian Kashmir on Friday amid widespread protests across the divided Himalayan region, police said.Police...

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    Modi makes major cabinet changes for new term

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:49pm on May 31, 2019

    India’s prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday named his trusted aide Amit Shah to the key home affairs ministry as part of a major cabinet...

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    India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says govt think tank

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 03:54pm on May 31, 2019

    In the first 100 days of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's second term, a slew of 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are...

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    Sri Lanka president slams intel chief

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:24am on May 31, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in which 258 people...

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    Arrest warrant issued for Myanmar monk

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:15am on May 30, 2019

    A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a nationalist Buddhist monk, Wirathu, on a charge of sedition, police said on Wednesday.Wirathu is...

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    World leaders to attend Modi’s oath ceremony

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 30, 2019

    Over 6,000 foreign and local guests will be present at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the swearing-in ceremony of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi for a second...

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    India detains ex-soldier as illegal immigrant

    Reuters . Guwahati | Updated at 08:35pm on May 29, 2019

    Indian police detained a retired soldier and serving police officer on Wednesday after a court declared him a foreigner, in one of the most controversial...

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    Mamata to skip Modi's swearing-in ceremony

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:27pm on May 29, 2019

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she would not attend prime minister-designate Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony citing media reports on BJP...

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    18 killed as Taliban strike near historic minaret

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 04:46pm on May 29, 2019

    Taliban fighters have stormed several security posts providing protection to Afghanistan’s historic minaret of Jam, cutting access to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and killing...

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