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Sabalenka wins Shenzhen Open, beats Riske in final

Jan 5, 2019

Aryna Sabalenka got a confidence boost for the upcoming Australian Open after beating Alison Riske 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the Shenzhen Open final on Saturday

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Japanese lawmaker under fire for LGBT comment

Jan 5, 2019

A Japanese legislator is drawing criticism for his comment that "a nation would collapse" if everyone became LGBT

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Japan's premier: New emperor's era to be announced April 1

Jan 4, 2019

Japan's prime minister confirmed in his New Year's news conference that the era name for the new emperor's reign will be disclosed April 1

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Insurgents suspected in fourth day of south Thailand attacks

Dec 29, 2018

Violence presumed to have been carried out by Muslim separatists has hit southern Thailand for the fourth day in a row, with three paramilitary soldiers wounded and a female civilian shot dead Saturday.

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Hui poet fears for his people as China 'Sinicizes' religion

Dec 28, 2018

A Muslim poet fears for his people as China clamps down on minorities and religion

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Wife of Chinese human rights lawyer protests his treatment

Dec 28, 2018

The wife of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who went on trial earlier this week has been blocked from submitting a petition protesting her husband's treatment

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Japan says Chinese trawler fled with its inspectors on board

Dec 27, 2018

Japan says it protested to Beijing that a Chinese trawler suspected of poaching off Japan's southern coast sailed away with Japanese inspectors on board; China disputed the boat had crossed the border to fish

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Small bombs hit popular southern Thai beach, damaging statue

Dec 27, 2018

Police in Thailand are investigating two small bombs, one of which damaged an iconic statue on a popular beach in the country's south

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Indonesia says avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami

Dec 26, 2018

Indonesian authorities ask people near an island volcano to avoid the coast while eruptions and weather conditions are monitored for tsunami on anniversary of devastating Asian tsunami that killed some 230,000 people in 12 countries in 2004

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Japan to resume commercial whaling, but not in Antarctic

Dec 26, 2018

Japan is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts but it will no longer hunt the animals in the Antarctic

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