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FILE - Supporters demonstrate outside the Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court in Canberra, Australia, June 27, 2019, where a former army lawyer was charged with leaking secret documents to ABC reporters alleging misconduct in Afghanistan.
Criminal prosecutions and military sanctions could follow
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 05:43 AM
A resident uses a plastic container as a floater while negotiating rising floodwaters in Marikina, Philippines due to Typhoon…
Latest typhoon to strike Pacific archipelago forces residents to seek refuge on roofs of flooded houses?
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 04:42 AM
Pro-democracy legislator Mao Mengjing, center, poses for photographers before handing her resignation letters at Legislative…
Fifteen lawmakers set to quit to protest disqualifications of four colleagues
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 04:36 AM
Big City Telewokers Migrate to Bali to Prop Up Tourism
Before COVID,?the island attracted some 6 million foreign tourists a year
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:18 AM
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a ceremony at the National War Memorial on Remembrance Day in Ottawa
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada almost two years ago, and shortly thereafter China detained two Canadian citizens on espionage charges?
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 06:19 PM
The Legislative Council chamber is seen after four lawmakers were disqualified when Beijing passed a new dissent resolution, in Hong Kong, Nov. 11, 2020.
Hong Kong descends into a day of political chaos as all pro-democracy lawmakers resign after four are disqualified when the government is granted new powers by Beijing
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 02:36 PM
An employee adds details to rubber masks depicting President-elect Joe Biden at the Ogawa Studios in Saitama, north of Tokyo,…
Manufacturer says making politicians' masks is good for business
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 10:17 AM
People hold posters and campaign signs for U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and running mate, Kamala Harris.
Projected winner of America’s presidential election wants stronger US relationship with Taiwan, while leaders in Taipei hope for the same
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 10:11 AM
Four lawmakers, from left, Dennis Kwok, Kenneth Leung, Kwok Ka-ki and Alvin Yeung pose after a press conference at the…
Opposition lawmakers follow through on threat to resign en masse
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 08:45 AM
The radio telescope at the Parkes Observatory is pictured at sunset near the town of Parkes, Australia July 15, 2019. Picture…
'The Dish,' along with two other deep space radio telescopes at the legendary Parkes Observatory in New South Wales, have been given Aboriginal names?
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 07:19 AM
A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Shares were mostly higher…
In futures trading, the Dow and S&P 500 were trending higher
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 05:12 AM
Four lawmakers, from left, Dennis Kwok, Kenneth Leung, Kwok Ka-ki and Alvin Yeung pose after a press conference at the…
Quartet expelled from semi-autonomous city’s legislature after China approves rule allowing Hong Kong government to expel any lawmaker deemed?threat to national security??
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 05:07 AM
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62-year-old radio journalist survived a similar attack four years ago; police search for suspects
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 04:51 PM
Residents wearing masks to protect from the coronavirus stand near an ad promoting the Nov. 11 Sales Day in Beijing on Sunday,…
The shopping festival, which is the world's largest and falls on Nov. 11 every year, is an annual extravaganza where China's e-commerce companies, including Alibaba, JD.com and Pinduoduo, offer generous discounts on their platforms
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 11:59 AM
FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A person wears a scarf as a protective face mask in Melbourne, the first city in Australia to enforce mask-wearing to curb a resurgence of COVID-19
For three consecutive days, Australia has recorded no new cases of community transmission in its relentless fight against COVID-19
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 06:39 AM