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Barnaby Joyce: Australia deputy PM disqualified from office

Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce and four other politicians were wrongly elected because they held dual citizenship, a court has ruled.
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China's President Xi Jinping unveils new leadership line-up amid talk of successor

President Xi Jinping was formally reappointed head of the Communist Party on Wednesday, commanding a new ruling council whose role will likely be eclipsed after he established himself as China's most powerful leader in decades....
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New Zealand homes 'not for sale' to foreigners under new PM

Wellington (AFP) - Overseas buyers will no longer be allowed to purchase existing homes in New Zealand, Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday, as she unveiled a raft of policy deals made with her coalition partners....
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Aung San Suu Kyi to be stripped of Freedom of the City of Oxford

Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of the City of Oxford, where she studied as an undergraduate, over her response to the Rohingya crisis....
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'Skin and bones': doctors fear for malnourished Rohingya kids

The five-year-old Rohingya boy was so emaciated that doctors could not insert a drip into his tiny arm, one of thousands of children facing life-threatening malnutrition in overstretched Bangladeshi refugee camps....
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Philippine presidential guard shot dead, Duterte not nearby

MANILA (Reuters) - A member of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's guard unit was shot dead on Tuesday, but the president was far away at the time of the incident and the head of his security team ruled out foul play....
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North Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump 'declared war'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that a weekend tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump was a "declaration of war" and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace....
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Doctors report horrifying gang rape attacks on Rohingya women

Dozens of Rohingya Muslim women have reportedly been aggressively sexually assaulted at the hands of Burmese security officials, according to UN medics....
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Trump cranks up North Korea threats as Pyongyang holds anti-U.S. rally

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump dialled up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country's foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer", as Pyongyang staged a major anti-U.S. rally....
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Syrian activist, daughter found dead in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian activist and her journalist daughter have been killed in their home in Istanbul, Turkish media reports said Friday, the latest victims of attacks targeting Syrian activists in Turkey....
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