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Man who killed teen is Thailand's 1st execution since 2009

Jun 19, 2018

Thailand has carried out its first execution in nine years, putting to death a man who killed a teenager for his mobile phone, in a move that has drawn condemnation

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Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia's Lake Toba

Jun 19, 2018

Dozens of people are missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba, casting a pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month

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Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

Jun 18, 2018

The Philippine justice secretary has revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still faces possible deportation

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China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Jun 16, 2018

China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

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Kirin investigates if donations went to Myanmar's forces

Jun 15, 2018

Japanese beer company Kirin is investigating whether any of its donations went to Myanmar's military, accused of brutal attacks against Rohingya Muslims

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Filipino Muslims mark Eid in ruins of war-torn Marawi

Jun 15, 2018

Muslim residents of a southern Philippine city devastated by last year's bloody militant siege are celebrating Eid al-Fitr holiday in gunfire-riddled mosques and praying in tent shelters

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Japanese utility eyes scrapping 2nd Fukushima nuclear plant

Jun 14, 2018

The utility responsible for meltdowns at a nuclear power plant in Japan says for the first time publicly it will start making plans to decommission another plant that narrowly escaped the crisis

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Trump: Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

Jun 12, 2018

President Donald Trump says that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "learned" from the mistake of criticizing him and that it's going to cost Canada "a lot of money."

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China auto sales rise 7.9 percent in May as electrics surge

Jun 12, 2018

China's auto sales rose 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier as purchases of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles more than doubled to 102,000

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Trump says he discussed human rights with Kim Jong Un, will hold more conversations on that in the future

Jun 12, 2018

Trump says he discussed human rights with Kim Jong Un, will hold more conversations on that in the future

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