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Indonesia to Repatriate Sri Lankan Asylum Seekers

The Indonesian government is mulling to repatriate 44 Sri Lankan asylum seekers to their country as they will not be able to continue the sailing trip to Australia in such bad weather circumstances, Aceh Governor Zaini Abdullah said on Tuesday (21/06).

22 June 2016 | 01:25 PM

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Bitung Mayor Headstrong for Town’s Tourism Potential

In a move to boost Indonesia’s tourism sector on a global scale, Bitung mayor Maximilian Jonas Lomban claimed his North Sulawesi city is prepared to become the next gateway for Asia Pacific.

22 June 2016 | 12:38 PM

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US in New Talks With Venezuela Amid Worsening Crisis

The US government sent veteran diplomat Tom Shannon to Venezuela on Tuesday (21/06) to meet senior opposition and government figures amid a brutal economic crisis and political impasse in the South American OPEC nation.

22 June 2016 | 12:15 PM

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Peru President-Elect Jokes About Ending Ties With US If Trump Wins

Peru's president-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said amid laughter on Tuesday (21/06) that his government would sever ties with the United States if Republican Donald Trump wins the US presidential election in November.

22 June 2016 | 11:51 AM

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Brexit or Bremain? Scholar: No Effect for International Students

The United Kingdom will face its second history-altering referendum of the decade — following the 2014 Scottish independence vote — on June 23, with the country deciding if it will Bremain in the European Union or Brexit the bloc.

22 June 2016 | 11:07 AM

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KPK Finds No Irregularities in Wealth Reports of National Police Chief Hopeful

No irregularities have been found in the wealth reports of sole National Police chief candidate Comr. Gen. Tito Karnavian, Corruption Eradication Commission chairman Agus Rahardjo told a hearing with lawmakers on Tuesday (21/06).

22 June 2016 | 09:08 AM

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Fed Cautious on Rates Due to Brexit, Hiring Slowdown: Yellen

Global risks and a US hiring slowdown warrant a cautious approach to raising interest rates as the Federal Reserve looks for confirmation that the country's economic recovery remains on track, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday (21/06).

22 June 2016 | 08:00 AM

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In Economic Speech, Clinton Previews a 'Trump Recession'

Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton on Tuesday (21/06) called her Republican rival Donald Trump a potential disaster for the economy, saying the "the king of debt" would cause a "Trump recession."

22 June 2016 | 03:00 AM

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Boy Killed by Alligator Mourned at Nebraska Funeral

Mourners gathered at a Nebraska church on Tuesday (21/06) to remember a two-year-old boy who was grabbed and drowned by an alligator while vacationing with his family last week at the Disney World Resort in Florida, a church official said.

22 June 2016 | 02:00 AM