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    Saudi Arabia intercepts two Yemen rebel drones

    Agence-France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2019

    Two Yemeni rebel drones targeting southern Saudi Arabia were intercepted on Saturday, a Riyadh-led military coalition said, the latest in a series of assaults on...

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    Confrontations after rally to support HK police

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2019

    Angry confrontations broke out around Hong Kong’s parliament Sunday as protesters supporting the city’s police taunted anti-government demonstrators on the eve of the anniversary of...

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    Trump steps into North Korea in historic first

    Agence France-Presse . Panmunjom, South Korea | Updated at 01:57pm on June 30, 2019

    Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil in a historic first Sunday as he met Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un in a moment of high...

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    Public rage swells against ‘Asia’s finest police force’

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:45pm on June 30, 2019

    Once dubbed ‘Asia’s Finest’, Hong Kong’s police are fighting allegations of using excessive violence against protesters, their headquarters besieged twice in the...

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    US-China trade talks going better than expected: Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Osaka, Japan | Updated at 12:00pm on June 30, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump on Sunday hailed trade talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping...

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    Putin brings own mug to G20 summit

    Agence-France-Presse . Osaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin brought and drank from his own mug during an official dinner at the G20 summit in Japan, prompting social media jokes...

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    China, US agree to restart trade talks

    Reuters. Osaka | Updated at 01:27pm on June 29, 2019

    The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China’s foreign ministry...

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    Trump offers Kim weekend meeting in DMZ

    Reuters . Osaka | Updated at 11:41am on June 29, 2019

    US president Donald Trump proposed a weekend meeting with Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea on Saturday, an encounter...

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    Trump plays nice at divisive G20

    Agence France-Presse . Osaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    US president Donald Trump Friday struck a conciliatory tone with fellow world leaders at one of the most high-stakes G20 meetings in years, despite deep...

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    Duterte threatens to jail critics

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to jail critics if they try to impeach him, as he faces accusations of defending Beijing after a boat...

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