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  • Indonesia president urges woman to be jailed in harassment case to seek justice

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    Indonesia president urges woman to be jailed in harassment case to seek justice

    JAKARTA, Nov 19 — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said today that a teacher sentenced to jail for spreading an “immoral” audio tape documenting alleged sexual harassment by...

  • Nissan moving to fire Ghosn for financial misconduct

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    Nissan moving to fire Ghosn for financial misconduct

    TOKYO, Nov 19 — Nissan Motor Co Ltd said it planned to oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn after alleging he had used company money for personal use and committed other serious acts of...

  • Protesters in France block access to three fuel depots, says Total spokesman

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    Protesters in France block access to three fuel depots, says Total spokesman

  • No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

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    No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

  • Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

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    Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

  • Close to 1,000 still missing after deadliest California wildfire

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    Close to 1,000 still missing after deadliest California wildfire

  • UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of reckoning

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    UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of reckoning

  • ‘The Sun’: UK PM May’s opponents six short of no confidence vote

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    ‘The Sun’: UK PM May’s opponents six short of no confidence vote

  • Kremlin says Putin told Pence Russia did not meddle in US election

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    Kremlin says Putin told Pence Russia did not meddle in US election

  • Toll rises to 77 in deadliest California wildfire

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    Toll rises to 77 in deadliest California wildfire

  • Michael Bloomberg donates US$1.8b for college education

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    Michael Bloomberg donates US$1.8b for college education

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  • ‘Moral panic’ targets Indonesia’s LGBT community

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    ‘Moral panic’ targets Indonesia’s LGBT community

  • Khashoggi murder: What we know about Saudi suspects

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    Khashoggi murder: What we know about Saudi suspects

  • Search for 1,000 missing in California’s deadliest wildfire

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    Search for 1,000 missing in California’s deadliest wildfire

  • Israel's Netanyahu says early election must be avoided

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    Israel's Netanyahu says early election must be avoided

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  • Cambodian PM says won’t allow any foreign military base in his country

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    Cambodian PM says won’t allow any foreign military base in his country

    PHNOM PENH, Nov 19 — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said this morning there would never be a foreign military base in his country, following a news report that China was...

  • N. Korea defector soldier is general’s son

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    N. Korea defector soldier is general’s son

    SEOUL, Nov 19 — The North Korean soldier who defected to the South in a hail of bullets last year is a general’s son but says most Northerners of his age have no loyalty to...

  • Hong Kong democracy leaders plead not guilty in Umbrella Movement trial

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    Hong Kong democracy leaders plead not guilty in Umbrella Movement trial

    HONG KONG, Nov 19 — Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners pleaded not guilty this morning to public nuisance charges over their involvement in massive rallies calling...

  • More than 100 protesters rally at Hong Kong ‘Occupy’ leaders’ trial

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    More than 100 protesters rally at Hong Kong ‘Occupy’ leaders’ trial

    HONG KONG, Nov 19 — More than 100 protesters rallied outside a Hong Kong court early this morning in support of three leaders of the Chinese-ruled city’s 2014 civil...

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    Ten years’ jail term for Chinese author of homoerotic novel sparks outcry

    BEIJING, Nov 19 — A Chinese court’s 10-year jail term for an author of a homoerotic book found guilty of profiting from selling “obscene” literature has been met with...

  • HK democracy leaders go on trial today over Umbrella Movement

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    HK democracy leaders go on trial today over Umbrella Movement

    HONG KONG, Nov 19 — Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners face trial this morning over their involvement in massive rallies calling for political reform, as room for...

  • Mexican drug lord, Beltran Leyva, dead at 56 of cardiac arrest

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    Mexican drug lord, Beltran Leyva, dead at 56 of cardiac arrest

    MEXICO CITY, Nov 19 — Hector Beltran Leyva, a Mexican drug lord whose cartel earned a reputation as one of the country’s most vengeful and ruthless, died late last night in...

  • US Army unfurls miles of fencing along border with Mexico

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    US Army unfurls miles of fencing along border with Mexico

    LAREDO, Nov 19 — They started work in the cool of the morning and moved quickly, uncoiling reel after reel of vicious-looking fencing and tying it with barbed wire to green...

  • Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed back to 2019

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    Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed back to 2019

    COX’S BAZAR, Nov 19 — Bangladesh’s plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only...

  • Chinese city urges those ‘poisoned by extremism’, who follow conservative Islam to confess crimes

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    Chinese city urges those ‘poisoned by extremism’, who follow conservative Islam to confess crimes

    BEIJING, Nov 19 — A city in China’s far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are “poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism”, in contact with overseas...

  • Flurry of questions on hawker centres when Singapore Parliament sits today

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    Flurry of questions on hawker centres when Singapore Parliament sits today

    SINGAPORE, Nov 19 — Hawker centres and food court operators will take centre stage when Parliament sits on today, with 21 questions filed on the topic by Members of Parliament...

  • Woman who lost fiance in Lion Air crash pleads for safe planes

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    Woman who lost fiance in Lion Air crash pleads for safe planes

    JAKARTA, Nov 19 — An Indonesian woman whose fiance was among 189 people killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Jakarta last month implored authorities to...

  • Topless Femen activists disrupt rally of Franco fans in Madrid

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    Topless Femen activists disrupt rally of Franco fans in Madrid

    MADRID, Nov 19 — Bare-breasted protestors from the feminist activist group Femen yesterday disrupted a rally of some 200 people in Madrid to mark the anniversary of the death of...

  • New migrant group sets out for US from El Salvador

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    New migrant group sets out for US from El Salvador

    SAN SALVADOR, Nov 19 — Defying US pledges to turn back those seeking asylum at the border, a caravan of about 200 migrants set out yesterday from El Salvador seeking their...

  • Protest greets Apple’s Champs Elysees launch

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    Protest greets Apple’s Champs Elysees launch

    PARIS, Nov 19 — The launch of an Apple store on the Champs Elysees in Paris was greeted yesterday by a protest against the US multinational’s controversial fiscal practices....

  • Dozens arrested around flashpoint Indian temple

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    Dozens arrested around flashpoint Indian temple

    KERALA, Nov 19 — Indian police arrested 68 people taking part in protests around a controversial Hindu temple ahead of a Supreme Court ruling today on whether it should be given...

  • Despite losses, Trump still insists his party won ‘historic’ victory

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    Despite losses, Trump still insists his party won ‘historic’ victory

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 — Even with late US election results strongly favoring opposition Democrats, US President Donald Trump has again declared “a tremendous victory” and said...

  • Trump plans key staff changes at crucial point in presidency

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    Trump plans key staff changes at crucial point in presidency

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 — President Donald Trump is planning to make several key staffing changes as he prepares to deal with newly empowered Democrats and with the looming outcome...

  • Trump: US to make final conclusions on Saudi killing in days

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    Trump: US to make final conclusions on Saudi killing in days

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 — The United States will make final conclusions by early next week over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump said yesterday, following...