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Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty

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SWEDEN – A trio of American economists on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, ...

K-pop star Sulli found dead: Police

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SEONGNAM (South Korea) – South Korean singer-actress Sulli (picture) was found dead at a residence in Seongnam, south of Seoul, Yonhap ...

South Korea: workers end 72-hour railway strike

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SEOUL – Unionised railway workers on Monday wrapped up their 72-hour strike, but train schedules are ...

Philippines begins mass vaccinations after polio returns

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MANILA – Parents lined up from sunrise holding sleeping infants as the Philippines launched a campaign on Monday to vaccinate ...

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

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LONDON – Britain and the European Union on Monday entered a pivotal week that will determine if they are still on course to ...

Korea Grand Sale 2020 now offers flight, hotel promotion

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Korea Grand Sale 2020, an annual shopping, culture and tourism festival for foreign tourists will kick off across the country for 45 days, ...

China auto sales fall again in ‘Golden September’ as turnaround hopes fade

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI – Auto sales in China fell for a 15th consecutive month in September, data from the country’s ...

US senator warns Hong Kong becoming ‘police state’

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HONG KONG – Strife-torn Hong Kong is sliding towards becoming a police state, US senator Josh Hawley warned Monday, as the ...

Britain’s William and Kate to begin ‘complex’ tour of Pakistan

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PAKISTAN – Prince William and his wife Kate will arrive in Pakistan late Monday for their “most complex” tour to ...

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 43

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TOKYO – Tens of thousands of rescue workers in Japan battled on Monday to find survivors of a powerful typhoon that killed at ...

Japan hit rankings high to buoy World Cup hosts after deadly typhoon

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TOKYO – Japan rose to a record rankings high of seventh on Monday after their historic run to the Rugby World Cup ...

Trump violently attacks media figures in supporter event meme: NYT

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WASHINGTON – A brutal video clip depicting Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media characters and political opponents was ...