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    India abusing ‘lawless’ detention act in Kashmir

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    The Indian government is widely misusing a law allowing for detention without trial in the Indian part of the contested Kashmir region, and fuelling animosity...

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    Johnson plays down no-deal Brexit as bids for UK leadership

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    Boris Johnson said Wednesday he would only take Britain out of the EU without a deal as a ‘last resort’, launching his campaign to be...

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    Trump inadvertently reveals more of US-Mexico migrant deal

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    US president Donald Trump accidentally revealed Tuesday that Mexico agreed to take stronger legal action to halt Central American migrants if its initial efforts to...

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    Modi to avoid Pakistan airspace despite getting permission

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will avoid flying over Pakistan during an official trip to central Asia on Thursday, the foreign ministry said, even though...

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    Yemen rebels hit Saudi Arabia airport

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    A Yemeni rebel missile attack on an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia wounded 26 civilians on Wednesday, drawing promises of ‘stern action’ from the Saudi-led...

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    Easter bombers on Sri Lanka payroll: Muslim leader

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 05:11pm on June 12, 2019

    The Islamic extremists behind Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter bombings received funding from state intelligence services, a top Muslim leader told a parliamentary investigation.The comments by...

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    Cyclone heading for western India strengthens

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad, India | Updated at 03:34pm on June 12, 2019

    A cyclonic storm barrelling towards western India has strengthened with gusts of up to 170 kilometres per hour (105 mph) expected when it hits land...

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    Kim’s sister to visit South Korea

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 02:00pm on June 12, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister will visit the demilitarised zone separating the North from the South...

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    N Korea initiates to check spread of swine fever

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 01:42pm on June 12, 2019

    North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious...

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    Clashes plunge HK into historic violence

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:43pm on June 12, 2019

    Hong Kong was rocked Wednesday by the worst political unrest since its handover to China as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse...