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US leads criticism of UN rights chief for China trip

US, Europe, Middle East: Airport footfall, passenger traffic bounce back at travel hubs

Protesters clash with police ahead of Davos WEF meeting

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Both Koreas agree to: - turn #DMZ  into a "peace zone"; - discontinue hostile acts as part of efforts to formally end Korean War; - hold a reunion for divided families on Aug 15; - push for 3-way or 4-way talks that also involve the US and China#InterKoreanSummit 

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#SouthKorea gripped by large-scale anti-government protest in Seoul

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JUST IN: #China , #SouthKorea  agree to get relations back on track after #Thaad  fallout

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Close to S$944m from #1MDB  state fund went into Najib's personal account: Report

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#Putin on terrorism: "To forgive them is up to God, but to send them to him is up to me'

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Philippines election: At Leni Robredo's rally, supporters say their passion will prove poll numbers wrong

Indonesian student’s selfies fetch US$1 million in NFT sales

Nur Jazlan Mohamed, the Barisan Nasional candidate for the Pulai constituency in Johor, has lost, according to his aide #malaysia  #ge14 

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JUST IN: North Korea insists man murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport is not half-brother of Kim Jong Un, wants joint investigation into death

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Execution-style killing of mother and son by off-duty cop sparks outrage in Philippines

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