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    2 US soldiers killed by Afghanistan roadside bomb

    Agence France-Presse . Kandahar | Updated at 01:05am on January 12, 2020

    Two American soldiers were killed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday when a Taliban roadside bomb ripped through an army vehicle, officials said. Two other soldiers...

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    Tsai declares victory in Taiwan election

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:59pm on January 11, 2020

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen declared victory in Saturday’s election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing’s campaign to isolate the self-ruled island, handing its...

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    North Korea says will resume US talks if demands fully met

    Agence-France-France . Seoul | Updated at 10:57pm on January 11, 2020

    North Korea said Saturday it had received Donald Trump’s letter wishing a happy birthday to leader Kim Jong Un, but warned it would only return...

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    Gunman kills 3 in Thailand mall robbery

    Associated Press/ United News of Bangladesh . Bangkok | Updated at 01:27am on January 11, 2020

    Thai police were hunting on Friday for a masked assailant who went on a shooting spree at a shopping mall, killing three people, including a...

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    Abe heading to ME to urge calm

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:49pm on January 10, 2020

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Middle East from Saturday, hoping to ease soaring regional tensions after the US killing of a top...

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    Huge rival rallies on final day before Taiwan votes

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:42pm on January 10, 2020

    Taiwan’s presidential rivals held massive rallies Friday night in a final push to convince voters on the eve of a closely watched election that looks...

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    14 dead in Pakistan mosque blast

    New Age Desk | Updated at 09:30pm on January 10, 2020

    A blast inside a mosque in Quetta’s Satellite Town area on Friday evening claimed 14 lives and left 20 people injured, Civil Hospital Spokesperson Dr...

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    South Korean convicted freed of #MeToo case

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 04:37pm on January 09, 2020

    A former prosecutor whose trial following groping allegations fuelled South Korea’s #MeToo movement walked free on Thursday after his conviction was quashed by the country’s...

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    50 dead in stampede at Iran general’s funeral

    Agence France-Presse . Kerman, Iran | Updated at 04:49pm on January 07, 2020

    Dozens of people were crushed to death after a stampede broke out Tuesday during a massive funeral procession for a top Iranian general assassinated in...

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    ‘Return to right path’ Beijing’s new envoy to Hong Kong tells

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:06am on January 07, 2020

    Beijing’s new top envoy to Hong Kong said he hoped the protest ravaged city would ‘return to the right path’ as he took up his...

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