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    China forces ethnic minority women to adopt birth control: report

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:14pm on June 30, 2020

    Chinese authorities are carrying out forced sterilisations of Uighur and other ethnic minority women in an apparent campaign to curb the population, a study said...

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    China imposes security law on Hong Kong

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:12am on June 30, 2020

    China imposed a sweeping national security law on Hong Kong Tuesday, a historic move that critics and many western governments fear will smother the finance...

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    China forcibly sterilises Uighurs to control population: report

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:15am on June 30, 2020

    Chinese authorities are carrying out forced sterilisations of women in an apparent campaign to curb the growth of ethnic minority populations in the western Xinjiang...

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    122 children killed in Philippines drugs war: NGOs

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:27pm on June 29, 2020

    At least 122 children have been killed in the Philippines’ war on drugs — often deliberately, two non-governmental organisations said Monday, urging the UN to...

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    China to restrict visas for some Americans over Hong Kong row

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:26pm on June 29, 2020

    China announced Monday visa restrictions on US citizens who have ‘behaved egregiously’ over Hong Kong, ahead of the expected approval by Chinese lawmakers of a...

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    China sent martial artists to India border: state media

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:24am on June 28, 2020

    China reinforced its troops near the Indian border with mountain climbers and martial arts fighters shortly before a deadly clash this month, state media reported....

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    India waits for China’s PLA to disengage at Ladakh

    | Updated at 12:35am on June 28, 2020

    Border tensions in East Ladakh have come down a notch with India waiting for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army to fulfil its June 6 commitment...

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    HK police ban major security law protest

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:35pm on June 27, 2020

    Hong Kong police on Saturday banned a major demonstration against China’s planned national security law for the city which critics fear would smother the financial...

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    Satellite images show China builds new structures along India border

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:41am on June 27, 2020

    China has built new structures near the site of a Himalayan border clash that left 20 Indian troops dead earlier this month, fresh satellite images...

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    Indonesians pull stranded Rohingyas to shore

    Agence France-Presse . Lhokseumawe, Indonesia | Updated at 12:52am on June 26, 2020

    Nearly 100 Rohingya asylum seekers stranded off the coast of Indonesia were pulled to shore Thursday by locals angered at the refusal of authorities to...

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