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North Korea toughens rules of entry to sea to fight virus

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Capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region under control of Ethiopian forces, says PM

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Ethiopia says its military now controls the Tigray capital

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China has reached a major milestone in ending absolute poverty. But the Communist Party...

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Local elections open in Kashmir amid tight security

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Uproar over Thanksgiving candies as Chinese university says it does not promote ‘Western holidays...

On Thursday, according to screenshots shared online, an employee at the Harbin Institute of Technology in northeastern China wrote on the popular WeChat platform: "Today is Thanksgiving in the West...

Two protesters dead as supporters of Iraqi cleric rally

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China slaps tariffs of up to 212% on Australian wine imports

Chinese regulators announced Friday that they would impose heavy tariffs on Australian wines after finding preliminary evidence of dumping. Starting Saturday, China will begin slapping duties of between 107.1% and...

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