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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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Bill passage seen as increasing China's hold over Hong Kong

Jun 15, 2018

Hong Kong's legislature has passed a bill that will allow Chinese authorities to enforce their own laws within a portion of the semi-autonomous territory

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Chinese insurance regulator admits guilt in graft case

Jun 15, 2018

China's former chief insurance regulator has pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for helping people obtain loans, promotions and other favors

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US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

Jun 14, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat says North Korea will not get sanctions relief before denuclearization, as he reassures key Asian allies after President Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un

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Japan PM vows to resolve abduction by holding talks with Kim

Jun 14, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has met with families of people abducted by North Korea decades ago and pledged to deal directly with the North to resolve the issue

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Philippines delays rebel talks but says 'breakthroughs' near

Jun 14, 2018

A Philippine official says the government is delaying a proposed resumption of peace talks with communist guerrillas this month to allow public consultations

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American detained in Vietnam after joining protests

Jun 14, 2018

An American citizen of Vietnamese descent has been detained in Vietnam after joining a protest over a controversial draft law on special economic zones that protesters fear would favor Chinese investors

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China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

Jun 14, 2018

China's government has renewed its threat to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepares to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes

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Japan banks on 3D mapping deemed crucial for driverless cars

Jun 14, 2018

Technology companies are racing to develop ultra-precise digital maps that can guide self-driving cars within inches of where they should be

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Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 13 dead

Jun 13, 2018

A rescue official says a boat overloaded with people heading home to celebrate the end of Ramadan has capsized off Indonesia's Sulawesi island, killing at least 13 people

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