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I will not stop even if burnt alive: Narendra Modi

"They will not leave me alive. They will destroy me. Let them do what they want. Fifty days help me. The country should just help me for 50 days," Modi said.
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New Chinese Interpol chief sparks rights concerns

Nusa Dua (Indonesia) (AFP) - A Chinese security official was elected president of Interpol Thursday for the first time, sparking criticism from activists who say Beijing uses the agency to track down dissidents abroad....
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Amid political furor, ever-growing rumors permeate S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — She was the secret power behind the South Korean throne, the first allegations said, a mysterious woman whose influence reached deep into the presidential mansion and guided many of the president's public relations efforts....
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South Korean protesters call for president to step down

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans took to the streets of the capital on Saturday calling for increasingly unpopular President Park Geun-hye to step down over allegations that she let an old friend, the daughter of a religious cult leader, interfere in important state affairs....
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China says Japanese military endangering Chinese aircraft

China's Defence Ministry on Thursday accused Japanese air force jets of locking their radars on to Chinese military aircraft, acting provocatively and endangering safety, after Japan said it is scrambling a record number of fighter jets....
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Huge crowd of mourning Thais sings royal anthem in honor of late king

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A huge crowd of Thais gathered on Saturday outside Bangkok's Grand Palace to sing the royal anthem in honor of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on Oct. 13 after seven decades on the throne....
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Duterte: I rejected US proposal to make Davao City base for drone operations

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — [President] Rodrigo Duterte revealed that the US government had asked his permission to use the city’s old airport as an operating base for its drone program. ...
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Japan may accelerate missile defense upgrades in wake of North Korean tests: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan may accelerate around $1 billion of planned spending to upgrade its ballistic missile defenses in the wake of rocket tests suggesting North Korea is close to fielding a more potent medium-range missile, three government sources told Reuters....
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South Korea's Park urges preparations for mass North defections

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday told her government to prepare for large-scale defections from North Korea, just days after direct appealing to its citizens to flee their country....
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Residents of Khomeini Chowk protest official ‘apathy’

Residents of Khomeini Chowk Bemina on Friday staged protest against the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and Power Development Department (PDD) for failing to make adequate arrangements for Muharram....
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