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Shooter kills 5 in China's Inner Mongolia

Gun violence is rare in China, where the government tightly restricts ownership of firearms

Gun violence is rare in China, where the government tightly restricts ownership of ...

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Shooter kills 5 in China's Inner Mongolia

Local authorities say more than 500 people are still in hospital. Among them, 13 are ...

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Death toll in China chemical blast rises to 78

Reporters Without Borders says Beijing is 'exporting' its methods of censorship and ...

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China pursuing 'new world media order' to suppress criticism – RSF

(UPDATED) The junta is primed to retain its grip on power despite only having a slight ...

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Thai military accused of 'rigged' election by former PM Thaksin

'Some of the North Korean staff members are working at the South-North Joint Liaison ...

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North Korea returns to inter-Korean liaison office

'It is important that no stone is left unturned to get to how this act of terrorism ...

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New Zealand orders top-level inquiry into mosque massacres

Emergency workers are seen trawling through debris at the explosion site in Mongmaw town

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Gas explosion kills 16 in Myanmar's remote Wa state – army

(3rd UPDATE) The election pits a royalist junta and allies against the election-winning ...

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Thai junta party takes shock lead in first general election since 2014 coup

The 16-kilometer line opens to the public on Monday, March 25, with tickets free during ...

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Traffic-choked Jakarta inaugurates mass rapid transit system

Petitioners support two former Philippine officials for bringing Chinese President Xi ...

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Thousands sign petition backing ICC complaint vs China's Xi