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Thai junta replaces director of Buddhism department with policeman

BANGKOK, Feb 25 — Thailand’s military junta removed the chief of the department responsible for overseeing Buddhist affairs and replaced him with a police officer today, amid a stand-off...

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says will not impose successor, party will choose

MATOBO, Feb 25 — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said today he would not impose his successor and that if the ruling ZANU-PF party felt he should retire, it would hold an extraordinary...

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Scottish Labour rules out platform with Conservatives to fight independence

EDINBURGH, Feb 25 — Scottish Labour would not join forces with the Conservatives in a joint campaign to defend the United Kingdom if Scotland held a second independence referendum, leader...

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China hotel fire kills at least 10, says Xinhua

BEIJING, Feb 25 — At least 10 people were killed in a huge fire at a hotel in eastern China, the official Xinhua news agency said today.  The blaze broke out at the four-storey HNA Platinum...

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Saudi FM in landmark visit to Iraq, say officials

BAGHDAD, Feb 25 — Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was in Baghdad for talks today, the first such visit by a chief diplomat from the kingdom in years, Iraqi officials said. He met his...

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Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek hall removes souvenirs of former nationlist leader

Senior Myanmar cop jailed for negligence over Rohingya attacks

Teen dies after falling four floors at Singapore’s Orchard Central

Iraqi forces enter West Mosul as war on IS rages in Iraq and Syria

French magistrates to probe France’s Fillon over ‘fake jobs’

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