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Nawaz Sharif, disqualified Pakistan PM, wants brother to take his place

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN)Nawaz Sharif, removed from office by Pakistan's Supreme Court, said Saturday he has selected his brother to be the nation's next…
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Solving Malaysia’s serious problem with misogyny in its legislature

(CNN)Malaysia has a problem: misogyny. The country's Parliament set yet another sordid example last week when Member of Parliament Che Mohamad Zulkifly Jusoh,…
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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified from office

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN)Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been disqualified from office by the country's Supreme Court and will be required to step…
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UK wants to send ‘colossal’ warships to test Beijing’s claims in S. China Sea

Hong Kong (CNN)The UK has waded into a tense territorial dispute in the South China Sea, potentially infuriating Beijing. Johnson did not specify…
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Pakistani village elders order retaliatory rape of 17-year-old girl

Pakistan (CNN)Village elders in Pakistan ordered the rape of a 17-year-old girl after her brother was accused of raping another girl. The mother…
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Why is China reinforcing its border with North Korea?

(CNN)China is further fortifying its border with North Korea, new reports show, amid continued tensions on the peninsula and concerns over potential US…
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‘Easier to move a mountain': China vows new military drills amid India spat

(CNN)China has promised to carry out more military drills near a disputed border region amid an escalating war of words with India. India…
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Where the elderly take care of each other — because no one else will

Tokyo, Japan (CNN)In a elementary school turned nursing home, Tasaka Keichi jokes with a group of cheerful old women."I always had an interest…
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Why Israel’s courting India’s Prime Minister Modi

Jerusalem (CNN)Only a select few world leaders receive Israel's grand reception at Ben Gurion International Airport: people like the President of the United…
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China’s Xi Jinping in Hong Kong: Joshua Wong, protesters released

Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy activists were released from custody Friday, after being arrested for storming a…
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