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Head of Afghan government media department assassinated: report

The head of the Afghan government's media department has been assassinated, AFP reported Friday, citing police.

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U.S. national debt surpasses $28 trillion for 1st time

The U.S. national debt has surpassed $28 trillion for the first time, according to the U.S. Treasury Department.

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Bomb blasts injure 2 in Myanmar's Rakhine state

AseriesoffourbombexplosionshitSittwe,capitalofMyanmar'swesternRakhinestate,earlySaturday,injuringtwopeopleincludingapoliceman,thePresidentOfficesaid.Theblastocc

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Beijing house fire kills 5

FivepeoplewerekilledandeightothersinjuredafteraresidentialhousecaughtfireinChaoyangDistrict,Beijing,onWednesdaymorning.Thefirebrokeoutat1:18a.m.inavillagehousei

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Snow, rains lash Indian-controlled Kashmir

TheplainsandupperreachesofIndian-controlledKashmirwitnessedheavyrainsandsnowfallTuesday,Meteorologicaldepartmentofficialssaid.TherainfallandsnowstartedMondayand

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7 injured after car plows into pedestrians in western Tokyo

PolicewereinvestigatingthecauseofacarrammingintopedestriansinfrontofadepartmentstoreinwesternTokyoonFriday.Accordingtothepolice,sevenpeoplewereinjuredwhenacarpl

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