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Myanmar prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters reporters

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January 15, 2018 01:27 pm

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar prosecutors sought charges on Wednesday against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 ye...


North Korea requests talks on Olympics with South on Jan. 17: South Korea

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January 15, 2018 01:17 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has requested that working talks on sending its athletes to next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics be held on Wednesday at the truce villag...


Stricken oil tanker leaves 10-mile oil slick in East China Sea: CCTV

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January 15, 2018 01:02 pm

TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) - The burning Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea on Sunday in the worst oil ship disaster in decades has produced a 10-mile long oil slic...


Exclusive: France expects UK to pay up, take more refugees to keep border - official

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January 15, 2018 12:16 pm

  PARIS (Reuters) - France expects Britain to agree to take more asylum seekers and pay more for border security in order to maintain a frontier on the French side ...


Around a dozen people injured at Indonesia Stock Exchange after reports of collapsed structure

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January 15, 2018 11:57 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Around a dozen injured people were carried on stretchers out of the Indonesia Stock Exchange on Monday, eye witnesses said, after reports of a collapsed stru...


China's capital issues first major smog alert of winter

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January 12, 2018 03:50 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing issued its first major smog alert of the winter for the capital, triggering stringent measures to curb output of heavy industry as plunging temperatu...


India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

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January 12, 2018 03:37 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost provider of services in spac...


Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan's economic zone: coast guard

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January 12, 2018 03:35 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) - A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Japan’s Coast Guard told R...


Trump cancels Britain trip, blames Obama for 'peanuts' London embassy deal

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January 12, 2018 03:32 pm

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, blaming Barack Obama for selling off the old one for &ld...


US Immigration Agents target 7-Eleven stores arresting undocumented workers

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January 11, 2018 01:59 pm

Federal immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores across the country before daybreak on Wednesday, arresting undocumented workers and demanding paper...


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Exiled Maldivian opposition leader Nasheed, calls out China for 'land grabbing'

Exiled Maldivian opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed in Colombo accused China of  'land grabbing'  and undermining its sovereignty....

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Visiting Singapore PM urged not to sign FTA with Sri Lanka 

22 January 2018

Police, public officials must act “within the law” during upcoming polls -HRC

22 January 2018

Postal voting for LG bodies to commence today

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Indian Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad delivers Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture

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