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China Wants Bangladesh, Myanmar To Solve Rohingya Crisis Bilaterally

HANOI, Nov 20 -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged the Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis through bilateral negotiations instead of an international initiative, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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Children's Day: OIC Calls On International Community To Highly Prioritise Children Issues

Dr Youssef Al Othaimeen

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on the international community including OIC member states to pay greater attention to the issues of children, especially those living under harsh conditions, on the occasion of the Universal Children's Day today.

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North Korea Conducts Rare Inspection Of Key Military Organ, Says South Korea's Spy Agency

SEOUL, Nov 20 -- North Korea is conducting a rare inspection of a key military organ due to its "impure behavior" and has punished its top officials, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the country's spy agency as saying on Monday.

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Trump Renews Call For Wall After Border Agent Killed In Texas

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 -- US President Donald Trump renewed Sunday his call for building a wall along the country's southern border with Mexico after a US border patrol agent was killed and another was seriously injured while on patrol in Texas, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Cambodia's Opposition Gives Up Posts After Ban

Pic: Reuters (Men stand in front of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) headquarters in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, November 17, 2017.)

PHNOM PENH - Elected officials from Cambodia’s banned opposition party have begun handing over their duties after a court ordered the party dissolved, the government said on Monday.

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U.S. Patent Review Board Becomes Conservative Target

Pic: Reuters (Demonstrators supporting the organization U.S. Inventors burn patents in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during a protest in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. on August 11, 2017.)

NEW YORK - In August, a dozen inventors gathered around a fire pit outside the headquarters of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and set alight patents they said had been rendered worthless by an overreaching federal government.

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Charles Manson, Mastermind Of Murderous Cult, Dies Aged 83

Charles Manson, the US cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in Los Angeles by his "family" of young followers in the late 1960s, has died aged 83.

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Indonesia Parliament Speaker Taken Into Custody By Anti-Graft Agency

Pic: ReutersJAKARTA: Indonesia’s parliament speaker Setya Novanto has been taken into custody by the country’s anti-corruption agency after being arrested over his alleged role in causing state losses of $170 million linked to a national electronic identity card scheme.

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Toshiba Shares Fall On New Share Sale Plan

Toshiba shares fell nearly 5% on Monday after the company announced a plan to help it retain its listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).

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Chile Election: Conservative Pinera To Face Socialist Guillier In Run-Off

Conservative Sebastián Piñera has won the first round of Chile's presidential poll, but failed to avoid a run-off.

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