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    Tsunami alert after quake in Indonesia

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:23am on July 08, 2019

    A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning. The quake...

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    Hong Kong protesters march again

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of one of Hong Kong’s main tourism districts on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visitors...

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    HK protesters to hold rally at China station

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 03:37pm on July 07, 2019

    Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong plan to rally later Sunday outside a controversial station where...

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    At least 5 dead, 70 hurt in Ghazni car bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Ghazni, Afghanistan | Updated at 02:24pm on July 07, 2019

    A Taliban car bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed at least five people and wounded scores...

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    Taliban car bomb kills 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 01:45pm on July 07, 2019

    A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel, six civilians and wounded more than...

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    Seoul dissolves Japan fund for WWII sex slaves

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    A foundation set up to compensate victims of Japan’s wartime sex slavery has been formally dissolved, South Korean officials said Friday, the latest chapter in...

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    Philippines faces call for UN probe

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    More than two dozen countries formally called for a UN investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, activists said.Iceland...

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    Ex-envoy may be N Korea’s new man in US talks

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    North Korea appears to have appointed a long-time veteran of international diplomacy as point man in the new round of denuclearisation talks with the United...

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    China separating Muslim children from families

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    China was deliberately separating Muslim children from their families, faith and language in its far western region of Xinjiang, according to new research, reports BBC.At...

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    Lanka curbs KSA influence after bombings

    Reuters . Kattankudy | Updated at 08:19pm on July 05, 2019

    Sri Lanka is moving to curtail Saudi Arabian influence, after some politicians and Buddhist monks blamed the spread of the kingdom’s ultra-conservative Wahhabi school of...

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