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Myanmar beauty queen who criticized junta says she’s safe in hands of UN officials
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Myanmar beauty queen who criticized junta says she’s safe in hands of UN officials

A beauty queen from Myanmar, who took refuge in Thailand after criticizing her home country’s ruling military junta, has told…
Philippines on red alert as Super Typhoon Noru approaches
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Philippines on red alert as Super Typhoon Noru approaches

The Philippines has issued an extreme emergency alert as Super Typhoon Noru approaches. The storm, known locally as Super Typhoon…
Don’t touch foreigners, warns senior health official after China’s first monkeypox case
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Don’t touch foreigners, warns senior health official after China’s first monkeypox case

A top Chinese health official has warned people against touching foreigners, a day after mainland China confirmed its first case…
Millions told to evacuate as Typhoon Nanmadol heads for Japan
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Millions told to evacuate as Typhoon Nanmadol heads for Japan

About two million people in southwestern Japan have been ordered to evacuate ahead of a powerful typhoon forecast to hit…
Chinese and Russian militaries share a potential weakness, new US report finds
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Chinese and Russian militaries share a potential weakness, new US report finds

Seoul, South Korea CNN  —   China’s military leaders share a potential weakness that has undermined their Russian counterparts in Ukraine…
Major fire breaks out at 42-story skyscraper in Changsha, China
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Major fire breaks out at 42-story skyscraper in Changsha, China

CNN  —   A major fire broke out in a 42-story skyscraper in the central Chinese city of Changsha in Hunan…
Emmy wins for ‘Squid Game’ actor Lee Jung-jae and director Hwang Dong-hyuk
Culture

Emmy wins for ‘Squid Game’ actor Lee Jung-jae and director Hwang Dong-hyuk

Smash Netflix series “Squid Game” racked up multiple wins at Monday’s Emmy Awards, with South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae winning…
North Korea declares itself a nuclear weapons state, in ‘irreversible’ move
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North Korea declares itself a nuclear weapons state, in ‘irreversible’ move

North Korea has passed a new law declaring itself a nuclear weapons state in a move leader Kim Jong Un…
China’s economy is in bad shape and could stay that way for a while
World

China’s economy is in bad shape and could stay that way for a while

Hong Kong CNN Business  —  China is beset by severe economic problems. Growth has stalled, youth unemployment is at a…
Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from disputed border area, New Delhi says
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Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from disputed border area, New Delhi says

Indian and Chinese troops have begun disengaging from the Gogra-Hotsprings border area in the western Himalayas, the Indian government said…
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