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China Says U.S. Actions In South China Sea 'Irresponsible, Dangerous'

China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a U.S. military plane flew over part of the South China Sea near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident.

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Shelling Kills One Worker At East Ukraine Coke Plant: Metinvest

Ukraine's largest steel company, Metinvest, said on Friday one worker had been killed and two wounded after its Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine was hit by heavy shelling, damaging the factory's equipment and transport infrastructure.

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Polish Court Seeks U.S. Help On Polanski Case By August 8

A Polish court on Friday said that it has requested legal help from the United States as it decides whether to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski over a 1977 child sex crime conviction and that the United States has until Aug. 8 to reply.

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Al Shabaab Attacks Village In Kenya's Garissa

Al Shabaab militants attacked a village in the northeastern Kenyan county of Garissa, the ministry of interior said on Friday.

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China Calls For Immediate End To Conflict In South Sudan

China called on Friday for an end to conflict in South Sudan where fighting has caused thousands of people to flee from their homes and prompted warnings to oil companies to shut down operations.

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Court Frees Korean 'Nut Rage' Executive

SEOUL: A South Korean appeals court has freed the former Korean Air executive who was jailed for a year for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts.

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The Latest On Rohingya: UN Estimates 3,000 Still Adrift

A Rohingya boy sleeps on the floor at a temporary shelter in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia, Thursday, May 21, 2015. In the past three weeks some thousands of people, mainly Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar and Bangladeshis trying to escape poverty, have landed in overcrowded boats on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. After initially pushing many boats back, Malaysia and Indonesia announced on Wednesday that they will offer temporary shelter to incoming migrants. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

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The U.N. refugee agency is estimating that over 3,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants — or even more — could still be adrift in the Andaman Sea.

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Suspect In Slaying Of Wealthy Family Hunted In New York

WASHINGTON — Police and federal agents searched Thursday for a welder suspected in the slayings of a wealthy construction executive, his wife, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper inside their Washington mansion last week.

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China Assures Support For Nepal Reconstruction

Photo: kathmandutoday.comKATHMANDU -- China has expressed its willingness and assured Nepalese authorities it will provide all possible support for reconstruction in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Nepal.

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UK's Cameron To Hold First Talks With EU Leaders On Reform Demands

RIGA: Newly re-elected British Prime Minister David Cameron will have his first talks with other European Union leaders today on reforms he is seeking to the EU before holding a referendum by 2017 on Britain’s membership of the bloc.

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