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    UN calls for calm after shots fired in Rohingya camp in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:21am on November 20, 2018

    The UN has called for calm after several Rohingya Muslims were shot and wounded in a Rakhine state camp, in a raid linked to the...

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    Imran lashes out at Trump ‘tirade’

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on Monday lashed out at US president Donald Trump following his remarks that Pakistan doesn’t ‘do a damn thing’ for...

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    Dozens held around flashpoint Indian temple

    Agence France-Presse . India | Updated at 11:38am on November 19, 2018

    Indian police arrested 68 people taking part in protests around a controversial Hindu temple ahead of a Supreme Court ruling Monday on whether it should...

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    Three killed in Punjab blast

    Agence-France-Presse . India | Updated at 01:09am on November 19, 2018

    Three people were killed in a grenade attack on a prayer congregation in India’s Punjab on Sunday which left some 20 others injured, police said....

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    Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end power struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:45am on November 19, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called crucial talks with political leaders in a bid to end a power struggle with the prime minister...

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    Myanmar police shoot, injure 4 in raid on Rohingya camp

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2018

    Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people...

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    New Maldives leader warns of ‘dire’ economy

    Agence-France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took office as the new Maldives president Saturday and immediately warned of a ‘dire’ economic crisis as he turned to India for...

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    Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end power struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:51pm on November 18, 2018

    Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called crucial talks with political leaders in a bid to end a power struggle with the prime minister...

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    Cyclone death toll in southeast India hits 33: official

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:45pm on November 18, 2018

    The death toll from a cyclone that battered India's eastern coast has reached 33, a disaster official said Sunday, as authorities assessed the damage caused...

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    Facebook asked to protect users in simmering Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:24pm on November 17, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the ‘illegal’ government.The...

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