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Japan Tells China To Stop Violating Territory In East China Sea

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japan told China on Wednesday (Aug 24) its ships must stop violating Japanese territory in the East China Sea after a long-standing maritime row intensified this month.

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Philippines Summons Chinese Envoy Over Drug Trafficking From China

Pic: ReutersThe Philippines government said on Wednesday it had summoned the Chinese ambassador earlier this week to explain reports that traffickers were bringing in narcotics from China, opening a new front in President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs.

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Philippines Says Sea Dispute Not Led To Shift In Ties With China Or U.S.

Pic: ReutersMANILA: The Philippines' territorial dispute with China over the South China Sea has not caused Manila to rebalance diplomatic ties with either its ally, the United States, or neighboring China, Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay said on Wednesday.

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India Investigates Damage Caused By French Submarine Data Leak

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY/NEW DELHI: India is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on Wednesday, after a leak of documents relating to its combat capabilities.

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Earthquake Of 6.8 Magnitude Strikes Central Myanmar - USGS

Pic: USGSYANGON: An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Myanmar on Wednesday, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings across the country and the region.

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U.N. Warns Of Migrant Crisis Challenges, Urges Europe To Support Greece

Pic: ReutersSerious challenges lie ahead in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis, the United Nations' refugee chief said on Wednesday as he urged the European Union to help its frontline member-country Greece manage the flows of people.

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Thai PM: Government To Find Solution To Violence In Southern Thai

FilePic: ReutersBANGKOK: Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha says that the Thai government has tried to restore peace and order in the violence-plagued Southern Thailand in order to sustain normal life of local people.

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Australian Burkini Designer Profits From French Ban

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: The Australian designer of the burkini said she has enjoyed increased sales of the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women since three French cities banned it.

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Woman Killed By Car In Japan's First Pokemon Go-Related Death

FilePic: ReutersTOKYO: One woman has died and another was severely injured when they were knocked down by a driver distracted by Pokemon Go, Japan's National Police Agency said on Wednesday (Aug 24).

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Indonesia Wants To Rename Part Of South China Sea As Natuna Sea

Pic: AFPJAKARTA: Indonesia wants to rename part of the South China Sea as the Natuna Sea.

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