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Australian cops smash international drug ring, seize 2 tons of narcotics

(CNN)Police in Australia say they have "destroyed" two international crime syndicates and seized more than two tons of narcotics "destined for Australian streets."…
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North and South Korean top diplomats speak in Manila, South Korean media reports

Manila, Philippines (CNN)The foreign ministers of North Korea and South Korea spoke face-to-face at a gala in Manila Sunday night, according to South…
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Xi says military must obey Communist Party as leadership reshuffle nears

Hong Kong (CNN)Chinese President Xi Jinping has emphasized the Communist Party's control over the military as he prepares for a key leadership reshuffle…
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‘Time for talk is over': US grapples for new approach on North Korea

Hong Kong (CNN)North Korea's test of a long-range missile that could hit major US cities has drawn condemnation from the US, China, Japan…
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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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