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    Marvel legend Stan Lee dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:27pm on November 13, 2018

    Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionised pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world's movie...

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    Deadliest fire in California history kills 42 people

    Agence France-Presse . Paradise | Updated at 11:16am on November 13, 2018

    The number of people killed by a massive blaze in northern California rose to 42 on Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in the history...

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    150 killed in battle for Hodeida

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 02:13am on November 13, 2018

    At least 150 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday, as international pressure mounted...

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    51 states pledge support for global cybersecurity rules

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:42am on November 13, 2018

    Fifty-one states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the...

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    Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 01:24am on November 13, 2018

    Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country — Southeast Asia’s ‘final frontier’ — but warned...

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    100,000 police deployed as volatile Indian state votes

    Agence France-Presse . Raipur | Updated at 01:18am on November 13, 2018

    Tens of thousands of armed police were on duty Monday as a restive Indian state wracked by violence went to the polls....

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    Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Singapore’s prime minister made an impassioned plea Monday for open markets and warned ‘political pressures’ were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism...

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    Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country — Southeast Asia’s ‘final frontier’ — but warned...

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    Vietnam ratifies TPP

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Vietnam on Monday became the seventh country to ratify a sprawling Pacific trade pact set to come into effect later this year, despite US president...

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    Chances of Brexit deal this month fade

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    The already slim chance that a Brexit deal would be agreed this month receded still further on Monday as another EU meeting ended without a...

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