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Opposition candidate takes lead in Maldives presidential election

Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has taken a 16 percentage point lead over incumbent Abdulla Yameen in the Maldives’ presidential election, according to early provisional counts reported ...

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Vatican, China sign agreement over bishops, allowing Pope Francis a veto

The Vatican and the Chinese government signed an agreement on the appointment of bishops in China, ending a decadeslong struggle over who chooses the leaders of Catholicism in the world’s most popu...

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China cancels military talks with US in protest at sanctions over Russia military equipment

China's Defence Ministry said in a statement it would recall navy chief Shen Jinlong from a visit to the United States and postpone planned talks in Beijing between Chinese and US military official...

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Woman Throws Garbage Out Of Car Window. Watch What A Biker Does Next

All those people who throw empty packets, cans, plastic bottles or other kinds of garbage out on the streets need to watch this video circulating online. The video, recorded in Beijing, shows a bik...

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Maldives' vote expected to keep hardline Yameen in power

Maldives' vote expected to keep hardline Yameen in power - The Muslim-majority Indian Ocean nation has become a theatre of rivalry between its traditional partner, India, and China, which has backe...

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China and Vatican sign deal on appointment of bishops; Pope Francis recognises 7 clerics ordained...

Beijing: China on Saturday reached a historic breakthrough with the Vatican on the appointment of bishops in the communist nation, ending a 72-year old dispute over the issue. Under the agreement, ...

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