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Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after the countries cut ties following Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, Saudi local media reported on Tuesday.
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A prominent student leader was jailed on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to defaming Thailand’s royal family by sharing a news story about the kingdom’s new monarch on Facebook.
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China has assured the Philippines it will not occupy new features or territory in the South China Sea, under a new status quo brokered by Manila as both sides try to strengthen their relations, the Philippine defence minister said.
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All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official told Reuters.
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Nearly eight million people face acute hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of conflict, especially in the central Kasai region, UN food agencies said on Monday.
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After weeks of feuding, two key figures in Britain’s cabinet have come together to say any post-Brexit transition would not be a “back door” to continued European Union membership.
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