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India PM Modi steers party to state election wins

NEW DELHI, Dec 18 — India’s ruling party today celebrated victory in two state elections, but saw its majority dip in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stronghold of Gujarat, where the...

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Russia’s RT television launches French channel

PARIS, Dec 18 — Russian state broadcaster RT is set to launch a French-language channel today, seven months after being labelled a spreader of “deceitful propaganda” by President Emmanuel...

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Voting to elect president of South Africa’s ANC closes, says delegate (VIDEO)

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 18 — Voting for the new leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC ended today about ten hours after delegates began casting ballots for either Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa...

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Lebanon murder suspect is Uber driver, says security source (VIDEO)

BEIRUT, Dec 18 — A Lebanese Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese security source said...

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Myanmar government says case against Reuters journalists can proceed

YANGON, Dec 18 — Myanmar’s civilian President Htin Kyaw, a close ally of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has authorised the police to proceed with a case against two detained Reuters...

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Police search Finnish reporter’s home after security article

Kremlin praises US-Russia ‘exemplary cooperation’ on terror fight

Doctor jailed over death at Hong Kong beauty clinic

Indonesia court jails men for two years over ‘gay sex party’

China air force drills in Sea of Japan and again around Taiwan

Belgian trial of Paris attack suspect postponed to Feb 5

Philippine Congress backs body cameras for police in bloody war on drugs

Rescuers search for dozens missing after Philippine storm (VIDEO)

Japanese prosecutors raid firms over maglev train contracts

International reaction to arrest of Reuters reporters in Myanmar (VIDEO)

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