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    Pig organs fly in Taiwan parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 08:35pm on November 29, 2020

    Opposition lawmakers hurled pig organs inside Taiwan’s parliament on Friday to protest the government’s decision to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States....

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    IS-linked extremists kill four Indonesian Christians

    Agence France-Presse   .  Palu | Updated at 06:56pm on November 28, 2020

    Islamic State-linked extremists killed four people in a remote Christian community on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said Saturday, with one victim beheaded and...

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    Kashmir goes to polls amid tough security

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 04:08pm on November 28, 2020

    Thousands of troops guarded polling stations as Indian Kashmir on Saturday held its first direct elections since the government stripped its semi-autonomy last year. On...

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    Pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament protest

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 12:13am on November 28, 2020

    Opposition lawmakers hurled pig organs inside Taiwan’s parliament on Friday to protest the government’s decision to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States....

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    Indian police clash with farmers for second day

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 08:24pm on November 27, 2020

    Indian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday in a second day of clashes with farmers marching on New Delhi angry at agricultural...

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    Sri Lanka bans remembrance of killed Tamil Tigers

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 04:57pm on November 27, 2020

    Commemorations for Tamil Tiger rebels killed in Sri Lanka’s decades-long civil war were banned on Friday after court petitions by the government of strongman president...

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    Cambodia begins mass trial of 120 opposition figures

    Agence France-Presse . Phnom Penh | Updated at 11:18pm on November 26, 2020

    A mass trial of more than 120 Cambodian opposition figures kicked off in Phnom Penh Thursday, amid UN concerns the proceedings were politically motivated and...

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    China accuses India of discrimination over app ban

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:40am on November 26, 2020

    Beijing lashed out at India on Wednesday after it banned another tranche of Chinese apps for national security reasons, the latest sore point between the...

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    Thai leaders summoned over royal defamation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:49pm on November 25, 2020

    Thai pro-democracy protesters gathered in Bangkok Wednesday as police summoned 12 of their leaders to answer charges of royal defamation, the first use of the...

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    China launches Moon probe to bring back lunar rocks

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:40pm on November 24, 2020

    A rocket heading for the moon to bring back the first lunar samples in four decades blasted off from China on Tuesday in the latest...

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