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S'pore deputy PM says understands disquiet over presidential election

Former speaker of parliament Halimah Yacob was elected unopposed as Singapore's first woman president after the city decided to reserve the presidency for Malays this time.

September 21, 2017

New Zealand jet fuel rations increased

The five-day long fuel shortage that has caused air travel disruptions in New Zealand is subsiding.

September 21, 2017

DPRK FM calls Trump's UN speech 'sound of dog barking'

Pyongyang's top diplomat brushed aside President Donald Trump's remarks that the US may be forced to "totally destroy" the DPRK.

September 21, 2017

Kyrgyzstan accuses Kazakhstan of backing opposition presidential candidate

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is said to have met with Omurbek Babanov, underlining tensions between the Central Asian neighbors.

September 21, 2017
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