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    Cambodia building collapse death toll rises to 7

    Agence France-Presse . KEP, Cambodia | Updated at 09:56pm on January 04, 2020

    Hundreds of soldiers and rescuers frantically picked through the rubble of a collapsed building in southern Cambodia on Saturday looking for bodies as the death...

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    Indonesia flood death toll hits 43

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:18pm on January 03, 2020

    Indonesian rescuers mounted a desperate search on Friday for those missing after torrential rains unleashed flash floods and landslides, killing at least 43 people across...

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    UN chief concerned at North Korea’s weapon statement

    Xinhua/United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 09:26pm on January 02, 2020

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to not resume the nuclear and missile tests, said his spokesman....

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    Taiwan army chief killed in chopper crash

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 07:13pm on January 02, 2020

    Taiwan’s military chief was killed in a helicopter crash on Thursday, the defence ministry said, just days before the island goes to polls to elect...

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    Kim ends nuclear moratoriums, threatens of ‘new weapon’

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:29pm on January 02, 2020

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared an end to moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and threatened a demonstration of a...

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    29 killed, several missing in Indonesia floods

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 02:22pm on January 02, 2020

    Indonesia’s disaster agency warned Thursday of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least 29 and...

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    Taliban kill 23 in attacks on Afghan checkpoints

    Agence France-Presse . Mazar-i-Sharif | Updated at 01:00am on January 02, 2020

    At least 23 Afghan security forces were killed in a series of Taliban attacks across the country, officials said Wednesday, despite winter snowfall that usually...

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    North Korea threatens strategic weapon

    Associated Press/ United News of Bangladesh . Seoul | Updated at 11:35pm on January 01, 2020

    Expressing deep frustration over stalled nuclear talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned of unspecified ‘shocking’ action and that his country will soon reveal...

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    Nine killed in Jakarta flood

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 11:24pm on January 01, 2020

    Nine people died after Indonesia’s capital was hit by its deadliest flooding in years, authorities said Wednesday, as torrential rains on New Year’s Eve left...

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    Police, protesters clash during Hong Kong rally

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 06:13pm on January 01, 2020

    Tens of thousands of pro-democracy marchers thronged the streets of Hong Kong for a massive rally on New Year’s Day, looking to carry the momentum...

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