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ASEAN agrees in principle to admit Timor-Leste as 11th member

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed in principle to admit Timor-Leste as the group's 11th member, the bloc said in a statement on Friday.The h

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Tropical storm Nalgae leaves 98 dead, 63 missing in Philippines

Ninety-eight people have died and 63 are still missing after tropical storm Nalgae barreled across the Philippines over the weekend, causing floods and landslides, the

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Decline in oil prices slowing down Nigerian economy: expert

​Owing to the fall in global oil prices, Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has begun to slow down, causing a review and austerity measure regime to be envisaged by government, an expert said in an exclusive interview with Xinhua, as the West African country fights hard against recession.

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