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WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday urged Malaysia to provide temporary protection to 11 Uighur Muslims reportedly held there, warning they could face...
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JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian police on Thursday defended bestowing their highest honor on the Philippine police chief, who has been criticized for spearheading the...
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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president offered a nearly $500 bounty for each communist rebel killed by government forces to save on anti-insurgency costs...
FIFA urged to scrap Chechnya as World Cup base for Egypt

FIFA approved Chechnya as a World Cup base for Egypt and immediately met calls on Friday to reverse its decision in the face of...
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BANGKOK — Myanmar's military should ensure humanitarian aid reaches all civilians who have been affected by clashes in the country's north between the army...
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A woman who threw a shoe at a billboard depicting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has been arrested after she...
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BANGKOK — A court in Thailand began hearing testimony Wednesday in the latest battle between a poultry producer and 14 migrant workers from Myanmar...
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NEW YORK — U.S. nursing homes have significantly reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among their elderly residents, responding to pressure from many...
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BENGHAZI, Libya — Armed groups, some linked to the self-styled Libyan National Army, have prevented thousands of internally displaced families from returning to their...
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GENEVA — The U.N. human rights office said Wednesday that 206 companies — mostly Israeli and American — are facing a review of their...

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