Major powers agree to plan for 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria

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Major powers agree to plan for 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria

Major powers agreed on Friday to a cessation of hostilities in Syria set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns, but failed to secure a complete ceasefire or an end to Russian bombing.

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South Korea cuts off power, water into Kaesong zone in North Korea

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South Korea cuts off power, water into Kaesong zone in North Korea

SEOUL -- South Korea has cut off the supply of power and water into the Kaesong industrial zone run jointly with North Korea, it said on Friday, hours after the North kicked out the South's workers and froze the assets of companies operating there.

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2 Vietnamese arrested for smuggling meth near China border

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2 Vietnamese arrested for smuggling meth near China border

Police in the northern province of Cao Bang on Thursday arrested a man and a woman for smuggling more than one kilogram of methamphetamine in a box of snack cakes near the China border.

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Vietnam, US relations on path towards greater integration

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Vietnam, US relations on path towards greater integration

Vietnam and the US have made great strides in their strategic partnership over recent years and there have been many positive developments that lead to the broader promise of deeper cooperation in trade and investment for years to come.

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South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense; South cuts power to Kaesong park

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South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense; South cuts power to Kaesong park

South Korea will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on deploying an advanced U.S. missile defense system following North Korea's rocket launch, an official said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North.

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Asean currencies prove they're not as vulnerable as you think

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Asean currencies prove they're not as vulnerable as you think

Typically regarded as the more vulnerable currencies in Asia to external shocks, the ringgit, baht, and rupiah are proving the most resilient on their relatively lower exposure to China and a dovish Federal Reserve.

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Indonesia to fortify airports countrywide after deadly attack

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Indonesia to fortify airports countrywide after deadly attack

Indonesia is upgrading security at its 192 airports to guard against possible terrorist attacks, weeks after a deadly bombing and shooting assault by Islamic State militants in downtown Jakarta.

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Kerry: world powers to expand Syria aid “immediately“

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that major powers have agreed to accelerate and expand delivery of humanitarian aid in Syria "beginning immediately."

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Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

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Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

IMF chief Christine Lagarde became assured on Thursday of a second five-year term after the global financial institution announced there were no other candidates for the position.

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No plans at this time for joint U.S.-India navy patrols: State Dept.

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No plans at this time for joint U.S.-India navy patrols: State Dept.

WASHINGTON – There are currently no plans for joint naval patrols by the United States and India, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.

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Indonesia plans 'big bang' opening of economy to foreign investment

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Indonesia plans 'big bang' opening of economy to foreign investment

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday unveiled plans for a "big bang" loosening of restrictions on foreign investment in nearly 50 sectors to encourage competition in an economy long dominated by powerful vested interests.

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South Korean companies start Kaesong pull out.

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South Korea companies are shutting down operations at a factory jointly run with North Korea after the north's rocket launch.

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Pakistan arrests 97 al-Qaeda and other militants; foils jailbreak plan

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Pakistan arrests 97 al-Qaeda and other militants; foils jailbreak plan

Pakistan has arrested 97 al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, including three commanders, in the southern city of Karachi and foiled a planned attack to break U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl's killer out of jail, the army said on Friday.

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France's Hollande to announce government shake-up

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France's Hollande to announce government shake-up

France's deeply unpopular President Francois Hollande is expected to announce a government reshuffle Thursday as he seeks fresh political momentum ahead of a run for a second term in office in 2017.

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Russia boosts ties with Iraq in challenge to U.S. influence

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Russia boosts ties with Iraq in challenge to U.S. influence

Russia is ready to sell civil airliners to Iraq and keep providing it with military aid to fight Islamic State, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday, accompanied on a trip to Baghdad by the biggest Russian delegation in years.

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