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100 Rohingya found off Myanmar's south coast en route to Malaysia

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A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country's south coast Friday after spending 15 days at sea in a failed attempt to reach Malaysia.

The group of 106 people were discovered floating in a wooden boat on the Andaman Sea just off the shore of Kyauktan township an hour south of Myanmar's commercial capital of Yangon, police told AFP.

The Rohingya said their group included 23 children and that a girl had died "about nine days...
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Negotiations on RCEP poised for conclusion in 2019: Singaporean PM

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Singapore, Nov 14 (Xinhua) - Negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have made substantial progress this year and are poised for conclusion in 2019, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at a summit here on Wednesday.
"We are now at the final stage of...
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Tunisia PM faces confidence vote amid political tensions

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Tunis, Nov 13 (AP) - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed faced lawmakers in a marathon debate Monday ahead of a vote of confidence needed to approve the government he reshuffled a week ago in a bid to end a months-long paralyzing political crisis.
The debate was still going 12 hours later, a...
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Mark Uth, Julian Draxler drop out for Germany

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Leipzig, Nov 13 (AP) - Schalke forward Mark Uth has been ruled out of Germany's games against Russia and the Netherlands, while Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Julian Draxler will miss the first game.
The German soccer federation said on Monday that Draxler was being given time off due to a family...
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Singapore, Malaysia renew ties as historic rival surfaces

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Singapore, Nov 12 (AP) - Singapore's leader vowed Monday to strengthen ties with Malaysia, which is now led by a historic rival following a game-changing election.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said during a visit by his Malaysian counterpart, Mahathir Mohamad, that the countries had a...
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