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    India, China agree on complete disengagement of troops

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2020

    India and China on Friday decided to follow through with steps for ‘complete disengagement’ of troops in eastern Ladakh for ‘full restoration’ of peace and...

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    Coronavirus detected on shrimp in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:46pm on July 10, 2020

    China temporarily banned food imports from three Ecuadorian companies after detecting coronavirus on packaging for frozen shrimp, following fresh scrutiny on refrigerated goods after a...

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    China rejects US invitation to join nuclear talks

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:43pm on July 10, 2020

    China on Friday rejected a new US invitation to join arms control talks with Russia, complaining that Washington had continued to ‘pester’ Beijing over the...

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    No need for US-N Korea summit

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:37pm on July 10, 2020

    The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday there was ‘no need’ for another summit with the United States unless Washington...

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    China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:17pm on July 10, 2020

    China said Friday it will impose tit-for-tat measures after the United States slapped sanctions on Chinese officials for their involvement in a crackdown on Muslim...

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    Singapore counts votes after general election amid pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:59pm on July 10, 2020

    Singaporean officials began counting ballots Friday after a general election held under the shadow of a coronavirus outbreak, which saw long queues at polling stations...

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    Uttar Pradesh police bust illegal arms factory

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha/ Press Trust of India. Muzaffarnagar | Updated at 04:06pm on July 10, 2020

    The Indian police unearthed an illegal arms manufacturing factory in Shamli and arrested one person after a brief exchange of fire, an official said on...

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    Malaysia police question Australian Al Jazeera journalists

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:30pm on July 10, 2020

    Malaysian police Friday called in a group of Australian journalists from Al Jazeera for questioning over a documentary about the arrest of migrants, as the...

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    Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kongers

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:44am on July 10, 2020

    Australia offered pathways to permanent residency for thousands of people from Hong Kong on Thursday in response to China’s crackdown on dissent, drawing a furious...

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    Japan rescuers battle to reach thousands trapped by floods

    Agence France-Presse . Kuma, Japan | Updated at 11:16pm on July 09, 2020

    Japanese emergency services and troops scrambled Thursday to reach people cut off by catastrophic flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage,...

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