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Nepal Bulldozes Earthquake Survivors’ Relief Camp in Capital

Police in riot gear stood guard on Tuesday (14/03) as Nepali civic officials used bulldozers to tear down a relief camp in the capital for victims of the 2015 earthquake, in a bid to force people to return to their home villages.

14 March 2017 | 10:00 PM

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Malaysia, Australia to Share Intel on Any IS Returnees From Iraq

Malaysia and Australia will share intelligence on militants in Southeast Asia, a senior Malaysian minister said on Tuesday (14/03), as the two allies brace for the possible return of Islamic State militants from Iraq.

14 March 2017 | 09:00 PM

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'Hope for the Butterfly': A Book to Help Us Understand Lupus

"Hope for the Butterfly," a new book to help people cope with Lupus was released in Jakarta on Sunday (12/03).

14 March 2017 | 08:37 PM

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Blizzard Rolls Into Northeast US; Flights Canceled, Schools Shut

Snow blanketed parts of the northeast United States on Tuesday (14/03) as a blizzard rolled in, with residents being advised to stay at home, airlines grounding flights and schools canceling classes.

14 March 2017 | 08:00 PM

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Jokowi Seeks Korean Wave of Investments in Three Main Sectors

President Joko Widodo promoted investments in Indonesia to South Korean businessmen at the Indonesia-Korea Business Summit in Jakarta on Tuesday (14/03).

14 March 2017 | 07:08 PM

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UNNC Visits Indonesia, Seeks to Develop New Partnerships

Lecturers from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, or UNNC, visited Indonesia last week.

14 March 2017 | 07:06 PM

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Trump Plans to Host China's Xi in April: Media Reports

United States President Donald Trump plans to host Chinese President Xi Jinping at a two-day summit next month, according to media reports.

14 March 2017 | 07:00 PM

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Somali Pirates Hijack First Commercial Ship Since 2012

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew onboard, a Somali official said on Tuesday (14/03), the first time they have successfully taken a commercial ship since 2012.

14 March 2017 | 06:57 PM

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Indonesian Environmentalist Who Diced With Death Hopes to Inspire More Women

Aleta Baun won praise after defending her Indonesian indigenous community in a battle against mining companies that almost got her killed.

14 March 2017 | 06:23 PM

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Agus-Sylvi Volunteers Support Ahok-Djarot in Gubernatorial Election Runoff

Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama expressed appreciation to supporters of Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono for declaring their support for him in the second round.

14 March 2017 | 06:02 PM