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Vietnam nominates public security minister to be new president

Posted by May 18, 2024

To Lam has been public security minister since 2016 and has taken a hard line on human rights movements in the country.Vietnam’s governing Communist Party has

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Photos: Violent protests rage in New Caledonia amid growing civil…

Posted by May 18, 2024

Mass protests erupted in New Caledonia this week after France’s parliament voted to allow French residents who have lived in the Pacific Islands territory for

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Death toll rises to six in New Caledonia riots as…

Posted by May 18, 2024

Hundreds of heavily armed marines and police patrol the French territory’s capital Noumea after a night of violence.One more person has been killed in France

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‘Refuge of the last dreamers’: Luang Prabang, a city suspended…

Posted by May 18, 2024

A new day breaks to the rhythmic shuffling of bare feet upon the ground. Like an apparition from centuries past, a procession of several hundred shaven-headed m

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France blames Azerbaijan for New Caledonia violence: Unpacking their spat

Posted by May 17, 2024

EXPLAINERAzerbaijan previously condemned French colonialism in overseas territories, while has France backed Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh.France has accused Azer

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How deepfakes can jeopardise the integrity of elections

Posted by May 17, 2024

As technologies such as AI and deepfakes reach new levels of sophistication, will the integrity of elections be undermined?Deepfakes are increasingly making the

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Russia’s Putin eyes greater support from China for Ukraine war…

Posted by May 17, 2024

In a visit also focused on trade, the Russian leader hails the partnership with China that guarantees energy security.Russian President Vladimir Putin is wrappi

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South Korean military says North Korea test-fired ‘ballistic missiles’

Posted by May 17, 2024

The launches come a day after the United States and South Korea conducted joint fighter jet drills.North Korea has test-fired short-range “ballistic missiles

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Two officers killed in suspected JI attack on Malaysian police…

Posted by May 17, 2024

The incident took place in the southern state of Johor in the early hours of Friday morning.Two police officers have been killed and one injured in Malaysia aft

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FIFA delays decision on Palestinian request to ban Israel amid…

Posted by May 17, 2024

Governing body to seek legal advice after calls for Israel’s ‘immediate’ suspension from international football.Football’s world governing body FIFA has

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New Caledonia says situation ‘calmer’ after state of emergency imposed

Posted by May 17, 2024

Some 1,000 security personnel have arrived from France to address the worst unrest in the territory since the 1980s.Authorities in New Caledonia have described

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Taiwan grapples with divisive history as new president prepares for…

Posted by May 16, 2024

Taipei, Taiwan – Even as Taiwan prepares for the inauguration of its eighth president next week, it continues to struggle over the legacy of the island’s fi

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