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LAST_UPDATETue, 17 Jan 2017 6pm

PM May Indicates Britain Will Seek 'Hard Brexit' In EU Talks

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Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it "half in, half out" of the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday in a speech setting out her priorities for divorce talks which indicates she is prepared to leave the single market.

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Turkey Says New Year's Nightclub Attacker Captured In Istanbul

ISTANBUL: Turkish police arrest a alleged gunman suspected of killing 39 people in Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, officials say.

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Liberals Back Center-Right For EU Parliament President

The European liberal party ALDE withdrew its candidate from Tuesday's ballot to elect a new speaker of the European Parliament and said it would back the center-right, seeking a new pro-EU coalition.

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Los Angeles Eyes Two-Stadium Opening Ceremony For 2024 Olympics

LOS ANGELES: A 2024 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles would feature a groundbreaking opening ceremony using not only the Memorial Coliseum but also a new state-of-the-art NFL stadium.

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In A First, Myanmar's Largest City Launches Bus Network Impacting Millions

YANGON: Myanmar launched a new public transport system in its largest city on Monday (Jan 16), for the first time introducing regular bus lines, timetables and salaries for drivers in a move that could transform the lives of some five million Yangon city dwellers.

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Malaysian IS Leader Killed In Syria Recruited Members Through Facebook: Police

KUALA LUMPUR: More details have emerged about the three Malaysian Islamic State (IS) members who were killed in a government airstrike in Raqqah, Syria on Friday.

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Bomb-Makers Nabbed Near Thailand In Malaysia

KOTA BHARU, MALAYSIA - Malaysian police detained six men for their alleged involvement in bomb-making during separate raids in Pasir Mas, Kelantan, just across the border from Thailand.

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Fiji Navy Chief Off To Malaysia - Report

Fiji media reports say the commander of Fiji's Navy chief John Fox has moved to Malaysia for a one-year course.

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Malaysia Respects Singapore's Decision On Road Charge: Malaysian Transport Minister

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government respects Singapore's decision to introduce a reciprocal road charge of S$6.40 for all foreign-registered cars, said the country's transport minister Liow Tiong Lai on Monday (Jan 16).

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Underwater Search Called Off

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 might never be found after suspension of underwater search

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