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Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region
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Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region

In the days since the violent face-off took place between the soldiers of the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese media has time and again brought the US and its Indo-Pacific Strategy into the conversation

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Round 2: India drawn alongside hosts Qatar in Group E of Asian qualifiers
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2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Round 2: India drawn alongside hosts Qatar in Group E of Asian qualifiers

India's opponents for Round 2 of the World Cup and Asia Cup qualifiers have been revealed, with Igor Stimac's men draw alongside Qatar and Oman among others

Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts
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Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts

Islamic State's caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s message will give hope to jihadists in many parts of the world, but it’s important to remember that IS has sustained itself, and expanded in new regions without hearing from him

Prayers and performances mark Lunar New Year as Chinese communities in Asia welcome 'Year of the Pig'
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Prayers and performances mark Lunar New Year as Chinese communities in Asia welcome 'Year of the Pig'

Chinese communities across Asia are welcoming the Year of the Pig on Tuesday, ushering in the Lunar New Year with prayers and family feasts.

Powerful car bomb explodes on Philippine's Basilan island, killing five members of military personnel and injuring two others
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Powerful car bomb explodes on Philippine's Basilan island, killing five members of military personnel and injuring two others

Regional military spokesman Lt. Col. Gerry Besana says two other government militiamen were wounded in a blast after dawn on Monday near an army militia outpost in the village of Colonia on the island province of Basilan, in Philippines

A Filipino tattoo artist is helping ink a positive mark on those suffering from Alopecia
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A Filipino tattoo artist is helping ink a positive mark on those suffering from Alopecia

Edwin, a Filipino tattoo artist, gives free eyebrow tattoo services to those suffering from Alopecia, an autoimmune condition that causes partial or complete loss of body hair.

Donald Trump heads home from Asia trip, faces new challenges in tax overhaul and Alabama race
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Donald Trump heads home from Asia trip, faces new challenges in tax overhaul and Alabama race

President Donald Trump headed home Tuesday buoyed by an Asia tour he called "tremendously successful," but he'll face immediate challenges with the Republican tax overhaul and the party meltdown in Alabama over a Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct.

ASEAN Summit: China says US, Japan, Australia and India should not target Beijing
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ASEAN Summit: China says US, Japan, Australia and India should not target Beijing

China on Monday said the US, Japan, India and Australia should not target Beijing, a day after the four met on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Manila.

31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Narendra Modi to hold bilateral talks with Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte today
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31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Narendra Modi to hold bilateral talks with Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a packed schedule in Manila on Monday. Day after world leaders, including, Modi, US President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and several other world leaders arrived in Manila on Sunday for the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) summit which is set to extensively deliberate on evolving security challenges facing South East Asia.

The Philippines call centre industry is worried that artificial intelligence may take their jobs
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The Philippines call centre industry is worried that artificial intelligence may take their jobs

Artificial Intelligence-powered translators could dilute the biggest advantage the Philippines has, the wide use of English.

Phillipines president Rodrigo Duterte says talks needed to reassure Kim Jong Un 'nobody is out to remove him'
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Phillipines president Rodrigo Duterte says talks needed to reassure Kim Jong Un 'nobody is out to remove him'

Rodrigo Duterte said US, Japan, South Korea and others need to reassure Kim that nobody is threatening him and to ask him to stop threatening a nuclear attack

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will have son killed if drug trafficking allegations are true
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will have son killed if drug trafficking allegations are true

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will have his son killed if drug trafficking allegations against the younger politician are true

South China Sea dispute: Beijing urges ASEAN to reject external forces attempting to interfere
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South China Sea dispute: Beijing urges ASEAN to reject external forces attempting to interfere

Beijing urged Southeast Asian nations on Tuesday to unite and "say no" to outside forces seeking to interfere in the South China Sea dispute.

Philippine envoys talk with Islamist militant leader during brief Eid truce
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Philippine envoys talk with Islamist militant leader during brief Eid truce

Philippine emissaries met on Sunday with a leader of a militant group loyal to Islamic State, officials said, taking advantage of a short truce in a battle over a southern city occupied by rebels for more than a month.

Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held Marawi city
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Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held Marawi city

Embattled Philippine troops struggling to drive Islamist militants from a southern city raised the national flag for Independence Day on Monday, in a tearful ceremony dedicated to the scores killed during the conflict.

Philippines marks independence day amid blasts that rocked the besieged Marawi city
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Philippines marks independence day amid blasts that rocked the besieged Marawi city

Bomb blasts rocked Marawi City in the southern Philippines as the national flag was raised to mark independence day

Philippines blast injures 14; no link to Asean leaders meet say cops
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Philippines blast injures 14; no link to Asean leaders meet say cops

Manila: Fourteen people were wounded in a pipe bomb blast in Manila, Philippine police said Saturday, but authorities dismissed any link to an Asian leaders' meeting under way in the capital.

Philippines asserts claim over South China Sea islands, orders military to fortify disputed territories
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Philippines asserts claim over South China Sea islands, orders military to fortify disputed territories

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday that he has ordered the military to occupy and fortify all Philippine-held islands in the disputed South China Sea to assert the country's claims amid what he says is a race to control territory in the area.

Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan agree to face each other for 'super fight' in April
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Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan agree to face each other for 'super fight' in April

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on 23 April after weeks of conflicting reports.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a serial killer, says Senator
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a serial killer, says Senator

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said on Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges she insisted were meant to silence her.