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Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the island nation’s presidential election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Twitter on Monday, Reuters reported.
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At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania’s top police official Simon Sirro said on Friday, and scores more were still feared missing as rescuers searched for survivors on the morning after the disaster.
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Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died in a military hospital at the age of 61, according to state media report.
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face further corruption charges related to money allegedly siphoned off from scandal-plagued state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the anti-corruption agency said on Wednesday, Reuters reported.
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A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release from jail of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending prison sentences a lower court handed down in July over the purchase of upscale apartments in London, Reuters reported.
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China said on Tuesday that it has no choice but to retaliate against new U.S. trade tariffs, raising the risk that President Donald Trump could soon impose duties on virtually all of the Chinese goods that America buys, Reuters reported.
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would announce his latest plan for China tariffs after the markets close, with expectations he would levy about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, Reuters reported.
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Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. The death toll rose to at least 17.
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To mark the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up, the fifth Vision China event, themed 40 Years On – China and the World, was held by China Daily at One Great George Street, London, on September 13.
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Eleven people were killed and 44 injured after a car plowed into a crowded square in southern China and the driver attacked people with a knife and spade seeking “revenge” on society for previous criminal convictions.
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Six people have been killed in linked shootings in the city of Bakersfield in California, police say, BBC reported.
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