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China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports – Brazil minister

China will keep in place only its import restrictions on meat from 21 plants under investigation over the tainted meat scandal, says Brazil's agriculture minister

China will keep in place only its import restrictions on meat from 21 plants under ...

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China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports – Brazil minister

'The establishment of an international fact-finding mission would do more to inflame, ...

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Myanmar rebuffs UN probe of crimes against Rohingya

(UPDATED) US immigration judge Samuel Cole says the evidence presented 'demonstrates ...

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Singaporean teen dissident granted U.S. asylum

Hundreds of villagers from Eain Ta Lone, west of Yangon, fall ill after eating fish stew ...

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Free soup puts 350 in Myanmar hospital with food poisoning

Taiwan is considered progressive on many issues including gay rights, but its roots in ...

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Taiwan court hears landmark gay marriage case

(UPDATED) The Sewol is likely to be docked at Mokpo early April, where the wreck will be ...

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South Korea's Sewol ferry lifted onto salvage ship

(UPDATED) 'Even if there is a certain amount of defense equipment or facilities, it is ...

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South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian – Li

The condemnation comes as the US military says it has observed activity in North Korea ...

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UN Security Council condemns latest North Korea missile tests

Around 41% – 10.5 million people – are undernourished, says a group of UN agencies ...

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Food insecurity 'widespread' in North Korea – UN-led report

Yasunori Kagoike, whose purchase of government land is under scrutiny, tells lawmakers he ...

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Japanese nationalist claims cash from Abe as scandal deepens