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‘China going backwards under Xi’

Exiled Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng has lived a good life in the United States for more than 20 years. But the man often called the …

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Award-winning Philippine journalist, Duterte critic freed on bail

An award-winning Philippine journalist who along with the online news service she heads has been sued for tax evasion has declared her innocence and was …

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Fuel supplies, schools hit – Macron hunts for crisis way out

MARSEILLE, Dec 3, (Agencies): Dozens of French “yellow vest” demonstrators blocked access to a major fuel depot and several highways on Monday on the third …

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Kuwait ‘very helpful’ in making Yemen talks happen

UN plane evacuates Yemen rebels KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3, (Agencies): Kuwait has been very helpful in making, “we hope,” the talks on Yemen happen in …

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France mulls ‘state of emergency’

1 dead after accident at ‘yellow vest’ roadblock PARIS, Dec 2, (Agencies): President Emmanuel Macron rushed to the Arc de Triomphe on Sunday after one …

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Pope lights candle for Syrian kids

Pope Francis lit a candle at the Vatican on Sunday for victims of confl icts around the world, and in particular the children of war-torn …

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Pakistani hardline cleric charged with terrorism

A hardline cleric has been charged with terrorism and sedition offenses by the Pakistani government, after he led violent protests to oppose the acquittal of …

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Mall in India mocks nursing mother

Mothers in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata said they will protest outside a mall where employees told a woman to nurse her baby in …

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Day of mourning … Bush to lie in state

Air Force One to carry casket to DC in tribute HOUSTON/WASHINGTON, Dec 2, (Agencies): Flags flew at half-staff across the United States on Saturday as …

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Tens of thousands of Indian farmers march for debt waivers and higher crop prices

Tens of thousands of farmers and agricultural workers marched towards the Indian parliament Friday demanding debt waivers and higher crop prices, putting pressure on Prime …

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