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LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Oct 2017 9am

Myanmar Rakhine: Thousands Flee To Bangladesh Border

Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar.

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Zillertal Alps Accident Kills Five German Climbers In Austria

Five German climbers were killed and another climber was seriously injured after an accident in the Austrian Alps.

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Uber Names Ex-Expedia Boss Dara Khosrowshahi As CEO Pick

Uber has chosen Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi to be its chief executive, ending months of speculation in the firm's search for a new leader.

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ASEAN 50 Parade Held In Jakarta Sunday

Jakarta National Monument.

JAKARTA -- Costumes, flags and cultural parades from 10 Southeast Asian countries enlivened ASEAN 50 Parade held in Jakarta on Sunday to mark the golden jubilee of the regional grouping, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

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Guatemalan President Orders Out UN Anti-Corruption Investigator

Guatemala's president has ordered the expulsion from the country of the head of the UN anti-corruption mission.

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India's GDP Growth Seen Picking Up To 6.6 Percent But GST Fogs Outlook

BENGALURU: India’s economic growth likely accelerated to 6.6 percent in the quarter just ended, but analysts polled by Reuters are sounding increasingly worried that confusion over a new goods and services tax will dampen activity in coming months.

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Philippines' Duterte Says Police Can Kill 'Idiots' Who Resist Arrest

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told police on Monday they could kill “idiots” who violently resist arrest, two days after hundreds of people turned the funeral of a slain teenager into a protest against his deadly war on drugs.

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Colombia's Farc Begins First Congress After Peace Deal

Members of the Farc in Colombia have begun discussing the group's future in its first congress since the conclusion of a historic disarmament process.

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India Guru Rape: High Alert Ahead Of Ram Rahim Sentence

Indian security forces have been put on high alert ahead of the sentencing of a controversial guru who was convicted of rape on Friday.

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Investigate Yingluck's Escape, Punish Those Responsible

BANGKOK: The government should begin investigations into former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's escape from the country and punish any government official complicit in her getaway, say former members of People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), better known as the 'Yellow Shirt' movement.

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