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    Trump blames rival Biden for destroying American 'greatness'

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:58pm on August 28, 2020

    President Donald Trump tore into his election challenger Joe Biden as a threat to the ‘American Dream’ in a bruising speech Thursday accepting the Republican...

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    Japan PM resigning for health reasons

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:43pm on August 28, 2020

    Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in...

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    China slams US over S China Sea sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:58pm on August 27, 2020

    Beijing on Thursday slammed Washington’s ‘tyrannical logic’ over the latest US sanctions targeting Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, worsening tensions between the two...

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    Afghan floods death toll hits 160

    Agence France-Presse. Charikar | Updated at 06:56pm on August 27, 2020

    Rescue workers were searching Thursday for bodies in the debris of collapsed houses after flash floods fuelled by torrential rains killed at least 162 people...

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    China port deal a mistake: Sri Lanka tells India

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:54am on August 27, 2020

    Sri Lanka wants to pursue a ‘neutral’ foreign policy but will retain an ‘India First’ approach in strategic and security matters, foreign secretary Jayanath Colombagehas...

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    Kim issues warning on coronavirus as health speculation swirls

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:42pm on August 26, 2020

    North Korean state media on Wednesday showed leader Kim Jong Un at a meeting of a top committee issuing warnings about the coronavirus and a...

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    Gayoom tests positive for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 04:48pm on August 26, 2020

    Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom said Tuesday he has tested positive for coronavirus as the island nation battles an increase in new cases. Gayoom,...

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    India deploys soldiers near China border

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:37am on August 26, 2020

    Indian forces have deployed soldiers equipped with shoulder-fired air defence missiles on crucial heights near China border in eastern Ladakh, reports India Today on Tuesday....

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    India has military options to deal with Chinese transgressions: CDS

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:22am on August 25, 2020

    Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday stated that India has ‘military options’ to deal with the Chinese on the issue of transgressions...

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    More medical checks for Abe as health speculation grows

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:45pm on August 24, 2020

    Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had undergone more medical tests but declined to provide details, a week after a first hospital visit...

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