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France’s Macron admits to military’s systematic use of torture in Algeria war

The Algerian war, long a source of national trauma for France, had a profound influence on its political institutions.

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Trump chooses more of the same in Yemen’s war

The United States has given Riyadh a “rubber stamp” for the Saudi-led war effort, critics say.

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Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines

The most powerful typhoon of the season is closing in on the northern Philippines, where officials ordered precautionary evacuations and closures of schools and offices and urged farmers to quickly harvest their crops to reduce damage

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Death toll at 11 in China vehicle attack, 44 in hospital

Authorities say the death toll has risen to 11 with another 44 people in hospital after a man allegedly drove an SUV deliberately into a crowd in central China before jumping out and attacking victims with a dagger and shovel

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Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi handling of its Muslim Rohingya minority could have been better

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U.S. companies in China are ‘suffering’ in trade war, survey says

Production costs are climbing. Demand for products is falling.

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Malaysian ex-PM’s lawyer charged with money laundering

A top Malaysian lawyer for former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with receiving 9.5 million ringgit ($2.3 million) in ill-gotten wealth from his client, who is himself accused of money laundering and corruption

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Japan’s foreign minister says country to open to foreigners

Japan’s foreign minister says it is gearing up to welcome more foreign workers

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Undersea eruption detected at Japan’s Iwo Jima

Japan’s Meteorological Agency says aerial photos have detected signs of undersea volcanic eruptions at Iwo Jima, the site of one of the bloodiest battles in World War II

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