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Xi Jinping holds phone talks with Serbian president

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Myanmar ready to celebrate traditional Water Festival across country

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China's navy to begin military drill in South China Sea

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Sino-British music festival to be held in central China

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28 freed from rebels' captivity near Damascus

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Kim Jong Un invites Moon Jae-in to visit DPRK, says Yonhap

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DPRK, ROK start third working-level talks on Winter Olympics

TheDemocraticPeople'sRepublicofKorea(DPRK)starteditsworking-leveltalkswiththeRepublicofKorea(ROK)at1a.m.GMTonWednesdayatthetrucevillageofPanmunjomtodiscusstheDP

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Bitcoin mining power usage comes under scrutiny

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Remembrance Sunday: UK events mark the nation's war dead

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U.S. team wins Chinese language contest

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Iraqi electoral commission proposes May 12 date for general elections

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Millions of Iranian Shiite Muslims mark Shiite Ashura Day

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Overnight air strikes in Syria's rebel-held Idlib kill 28: Observatory

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Police arrest two more men over London train bomb attack

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The Latest: Animal rights protesters disrupt Burberry show

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