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Bishop from China's underground Catholic church steps down – state media

The bishop's decision to step aside follows a rare visit by an official Vatican delegation to Beijing

The bishop's decision to step aside follows a rare visit by an official Vatican ...

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Bishop from China's underground Catholic church steps down – state media

Australia also commits to recognizing a future state of Palestine with east Jerusalem as ...

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Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

An investigation finds out improper school admission practices at 10 Japanese medical ...

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Japan says 10 med schools altered admissions, some kept out women

A high-speed train crashes into a locomotive in the Turkish capital, which officials say ...

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Ankara train crash leaves 9 dead, 86 injured

Rice and maize are the North's main staples, but rice output is expected to be below ...

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North Korea food production down in 2018 – U.N. body

Messages of solidarity pour in from around the world on the first anniversary of the ...

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'Thumbs up' pics for Myanmar Reuters reporters as they mark year in jail

Irene O'Shea's successful tandem dive 14,000 feet through the South Australian sky at age ...

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102-year-old great-grandmother becomes 'oldest' skydiver

'This marks the first time since the division that the soldiers of the North and South... ...

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Koreas verify removal of frontline bunkers

Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak has now been hit with a total of 39 charges since losing ...

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Malaysian ex-leader, former 1MDB head charged

Supporters will gather in downtown Yangon as Reuters invites people from around the world ...

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Rally to mark 1 year since arrest of Myanmar Reuters journalists