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North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong-Un Allegedly Ordered The Murder Of His 22-Year-Old Nephew

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A NORTH Korean plot to assassinate despot Kim Jong-un’s estranged nephew has failed after it was foiled by Chinese police.

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Hardline Preacher Finds Refuge In M’sia As Politicised Islam Grows

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KUALA LUMPUR: When Zakir Naik emerged from a prominent Malaysian mosque last month fans swarmed about him, seeking selfies with the Indian Muslim televangelist whose hardline views have sparked a criminal investigation back in his home country.

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With 'America First,' Trump Mutes U.S. Voice On Human Rights In Asia

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WASHINGTON/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Just days after the killing of a prominent Cambodian government critic last year during a crackdown by the country’s longtime leader, President Barack Obama dispatched Washington’s chief human rights envoy to Phnom Penh to attend the activist’s funeral.

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World 'Running Out Of Time' On North Korea, Trump To Tell Asia: White House

WASHINGTON  - President Donald Trump will tell leaders on a five-nation Asia tour that the world is “running out of time” on North Korea’s nuclear crisis and that he will give his strategy to isolate Pyongyang a few months before making adjustments, a top Trump aide said on Thursday.

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Trump’s Tweets Seen As Unlikely To Slow New York Terror Case

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s tweets calling for the death penalty for the man charged in the New York truck rampage could give defense attorneys grounds to argue that Trump has poisoned the minds of potential jurors. But some legal experts doubt that argument will slow the case.

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Spanish Judge Orders Custody For Catalan Leaders Pending Trial

MADRID - A Spanish judge ordered nine Catalan secessionist leaders to be held in custody on Thursday pending a potential trial over the region’s independence push.

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India Uncles Get Life For Raping Niece, Aged 10

A fast-track court in India has sentenced two men to life in prison for raping their 10-year-old niece, who gave birth to a baby girl in August.

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Victoria Azarenka To Miss Belarus v USA Fed Cup Final Amid Child Custody Battle

Belarus' Victoria Azarenka will miss the Fed Cup final against the United States as she continues to battle for custody of her baby son.

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Bin Laden Raid: Son Hamza's Wedding Video In CIA File Release

Osama Bin Laden's personal diary, video of his son Hamza's wedding and documentaries about himself were among files found on the al-Qaeda leader's computer, the CIA has revealed.

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Colorado Shooting: 'Nonchalant' Gunman Kills Three

Three people have died after a shooting in a supermarket in suburban Colorado.

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