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Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of Thailand's progressive Future Forward Party gestures to his supporters at a sudden…
Thai election panel asked cort to dissolve the Future Forward party, accusing it of infringing the laws on political parties by accepting loans from media mogul
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Sat, 12/14/2019 - 08:36
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is greeted as she arrives at a hotel in Beijing on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng…
Lam will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday
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Sat, 12/14/2019 - 07:55
Masked members of the outlawed National Democratic Front of the Philippines, the umbrella organization of the Philippine communist movement, hold a sign during a demonstration in Manila, Philippines, March 25, 2019.
A peace deal would open poor parts of the Southeast Asian archipelago to investment, with the prospect of easing poverty
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Sat, 12/14/2019 - 04:34
Police divers prepare to search the waters near White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, Dec. 14, 2019.
The remains of six people were recovered Friday on the island that is continuing to vent poisonous gas from the volcano's crater
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Sat, 12/14/2019 - 03:04
A photo showing North Korea's missile launch is displayed at the Unification Observation Post in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Dec. 13, 2019.
Test will strengthen ‘nuclear deterrent,’ North says
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Sat, 12/14/2019 - 02:02
FILE.- A guard tower and barbed wire fences are seen around a facility in the Kunshan Industrial Park in Artux in western China's Xinjiang region, Dec. 3, 2018.
The Chinese government has in recent years has detained 1 million or more Muslim Uighurs and other minorities in detention camps
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Sat, 12/14/2019 - 01:45
Katsumi Takenaka holds a protesting banner during an interview with The Associated Press in Tokyo, Dec. 10, 2019.
In a recent case, police were investigating allegations by a woman in Nagasaki, the region with the greatest concentration of Catholics in Japan, that a priest touched her inappropriately last year
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Fri, 12/13/2019 - 23:12