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US, South Korea postpone joint military drills

US, South Korea postpone joint military drills

Decision 'act of goodwill' toward North Korea, says US defense chief

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Concern rises in Hong Kong as protests turn violent
17.11.2019

Concern rises in Hong Kong as protests turn violent

Many public services such as education, transportation and health support have been greatly hit by mass protests

Dream turns into terror for Bangladeshi women in Arabia
17.11.2019

Dream turns into terror for Bangladeshi women in Arabia

Asma Akter among hundreds or thousands of women workers who return from Saudi Arabia empty-handed, traumatized by abuse

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa apparent winner as foe bows
17.11.2019

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa apparent winner as foe bows

Powerful former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa enjoying comfortable lead in presidential poll as counting continues

Bangladesh: Gas pipeline blast kills 7, injured 25
17.11.2019

Bangladesh: Gas pipeline blast kills 7, injured 25

Death toll may rise as some injured in explosion are in critical condition, say police

China demands forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uighurs: report
17.11.2019

China demands forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uighurs: report

New York Times reveals internal Chinese documents which shows country’s policy on ethnic minorities