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Strong quake hits Indonesia's Java, killed three

A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck the island of Java in Indonesia just before midnight on Friday, with authorities reporting three deaths and damage to hundreds of buildings.

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Kurz's Austrian conservatives bring far right into government

Austria's conservative leader Sebastian Kurz has brought the far right Freedom Party (FPO) into government, striking a coalition deal he aims to cement with his own party and Austria's president on...

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Indian police arrest Christian priest after complaint by Hindu group

Indian police arrested a Christian priest and were questioning members of a seminary after a hardline Hindu group accused them of trying to convert villagers to Christianity by distributing Bibles ...

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Peru's Congress prepares to oust President Kuczynski

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's chances of surviving the political crisis gripping Peru faded on Friday after Congress passed a motion to start "presidential vacancy" procedures with enough votes...

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South Africa to increase spending on higher education: Zuma

South Africa will raise subsidies to universities to 1 percent of gross domestic product over the next five years from nearly 0.7 percent at present as recommended by a commission on higher educati...

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Detained asylum-seekers win right to sue PNG government for compensati

A Papua New Guinea court has given hundreds of asylum-seekers who were held for years in a controversial Australian detention center the right to sue the PNG government for compensation, Australian...

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Wounded North Korean defector transferred to South Korean military hos

A North Korean soldier who suffered critical gunshot wounds during a defection dash across the border to South Korea has been transferred to a military hospital, a South Korean intelligence officia...

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Canadian police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire couple

Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, and his wife, Honey, one of the nation's wealthiest couples&...

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Australian PM's future at stake in crucial Sydney by-election

Voters began casting ballots in a Sydney by-election on Saturday that could determine the future of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who is hoping to regain his parliamentary majority an...

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Venezuela talks to resume in January after government, opposition fail

Venezuela's government and opposition leaders will hold a new round of talks in January after failing on Friday to reach an agreement to ease a deep political and economic crisis in the troubled OP...

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Canada police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire, wife

Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of the billionaire founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, Barry Sherman, and his wife, Honey, who were found dead in&...

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Ramaphosa, Dlamini-Zuma in tight race to lead South Africa's ruling AN

South Africa's ruling African National Congress holds an election this weekend - seen as too close to call - to replace Jacob Zuma as party leader, with the winner also likely to become the next&he...

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