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Southeast Asia

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After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief

The World Health Organisation chief on Monday urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in ...

Kami Rita Sherpa climbs Mt Everest for a record 24th time

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 21 (ANI): Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on ...

Cooper named Dottin's replacement for Ireland and England tours

Antigua [West Indies], May 21 (ANI): Cricket West Indies named Britney Cooper as the replacement for injured Deandra Dottin on ...

Indonesia election: Joko Widodo wins second term

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 21 (ANI): The Election Commission of Indonesia on Tuesday confirmed that President Joko Widodo has won a ...

International

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At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...

Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...

Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

Report says Israeli PM pushing Trump to attack Iran

JERUSASLEM - Behind the continual hostility towards Iran by the United States, and the recent flare-up in tensions is lsrael, ...

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