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Pakistani filmmaker first-ever artist to co-chair WEF

Pakistan's Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is about to become the first ever artist to co-chair the World Economic Forum

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Philippines protests China's weapons installation on islands

The Philippines has filed a low-key diplomatic protest with China after a U.S. think tank reported that Beijing appears to have installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically vital South China Sea

Civilian casualties mount as Iraqi forces advance in Mosul
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Civilian casualties mount as Iraqi forces advance in Mosul

As Iraqi forces secure a series of swift gains, civilian casualties in the Mosul operation are increasing

Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay inmates at US request
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Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay inmates at US request

Oman says it has accepted 10 inmates from US prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President Barack Obama leaving office

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Oman says it has accepted 10 inmates from U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of Obama leaving office

Oman says it has accepted 10 inmates from U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of Obama leaving office

Global shares mostly lower amid worries over Brexit, Italy
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Global shares mostly lower amid worries over Brexit, Italy

Global shares are trading mostly lower amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union

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Bahrain city hall set ablaze, gunfire heard after executions

Bahrain says a city hall was set ablaze during a night of clashes between police and protesters following the execution of three men convicted of a deadly bombing targeting police

Kyrgyzstan ministry says cargo plane crash kills 37
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Kyrgyzstan ministry says cargo plane crash kills 37

A cargo plane has crashed over a residential area just outside the main airport in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, and the Emergency Situations Ministry says at least 37 people have been killed

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Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says a cargo plane crashed near the country's main international airport, killing 32 people

Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says a cargo plane crashed near the country's main international airport, killing 32 people

Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple
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Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple

Among Nepal's treasures that were destroyed or damaged in the April 2015 earthquake is the oldest Hindu temple