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US and South Korea to suspend war games following summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

American and South Korean officials signalled that they would halt joint military exercises following Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. “Following close cooperation, South Korea and the US decided to suspend all planning activities for the UFG,” Seoul’s defence ministry reportedly said in a text …

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Israel’s deportation of African asylum seekers labelled ‘cruel and unlawful’ by Amnesty International

Israel’s deportation of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers is “cruel and unlawful”, Amnesty International has said in a report calling for an end to the practice. The study, published on Monday, says the African migrants are being sent to Rwanda and Uganda, which Israel has an agreement with. It claims immigration …

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India’s ‘worst water crisis in its history’ is only going to get worse, government think tank says

India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and around 600 million people face a severe water shortage, according to a government think tank. Approximately 200,000 people die every year due to inadequate access to clean water and it’s “only going to get worse” as 21 cities …

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Hong Kong bill allowing China to enforce rail customs checks ‘violates the Basic Law’

Hong Kong‘s legislature has passed a bill allowing China to carry out customs inspections at a railway station within the semi-autonomous territory. The development has further alarmed those already concerned about Beijing’s tightening grip. Independent politicians believe the bill governing the Hong Kong terminus of the rail link from the Chinese city of …

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