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8 Thought To Be North Korean Fishermen Wash Ashore In Japan

TOKYO  — Japanese police said Friday they are investigating eight men found on Japan’s northern coast who say they are from North Korea and washed ashore after their boat broke down.

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Myanmar, Bangladesh Sign Rohingya Return Deal

Bangladesh and Myanmar have signed a deal for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, who have taken shelter in the border town of Cox's Bazar after a brutal crackdown by the military.

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UNHCR Takes Over Rohingya Detainees

ALOR SETAR: Kedah Immigration Department have released 102 Rohingya detainees from its detention depot in Belantik, Sik yesterday.

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Australia Measures Another Heatwave

Not for the first time this summer, it has gotten hot in southeastern Australia.

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No 'R-word': US Groups Call To Drop NFL Team Name

Civil rights groups in the US are calling on broadcasters not to use the name of a National Football League team playing in a nationally televised Thanksgiving Day game because they say it is "offensive" and "denigrating [to] Native people".

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'Blast' Heard Hours After Argentinian Sub Went Missing

A sound detected by sensors hours after an Argentine submarine sent its last signal was "consistent with an explosion", a navy spokesman said on Thursday.

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HRW Lambasts Saudi Counterterrorism Law

Human Rights Watch has denounced Saudi Arabia's new counterterrorism law, saying it could further enable authorities in the kingdom to silence critics.

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Saudi Arabia 'Must Go Back To Proper Religious Roots'

A veteran Saudi journalist and political commentator has said if Saudi Arabia wants to confront Iran, it must re-embrace its proper religious identity as a Wahhabi Islamic revivalist state and build alliances with organisations rooted in political Islam such as the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Robert Mugabe Given Immunity From Prosecution: Sources

Harare, Zimbabwe - Robert Mugabe has reportedly been granted immunity from prosecution as part of a deal that led to his resignation as Zimbabwe's president earlier this week, political and security sources say.

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Manus Island: Fears Of Violence As PNG Forces Enter

Concerns for the safety of hundreds of refugees have been raised after Papua New Guinea security forces stormed a former detention camp and forcibly removed about 60 men who refused for weeks to leave.

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