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Air China Resumes N. Korea Flights after Speculation

Air China has resumed flights to the North Korean capital after their temporary suspension sparked speculation that Beijing was pressuring Pyongyang to curb its nuclear and missile programs.

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Turkish High Court Rejects Opposition Bid Appeal Referendum

Turkey's highest administrative court has rejected the main opposition party's bid to appeal the result of the April 16 referendum on boosting the president's powers.

The Republican People's Party, or CHP, is contesting the referendum due to a number of voting irregularities, in particular an electoral board decision that accepted ballots without official stamps. International monitors have also noted irregularities in the voting, which resulted in a narrow win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp.

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Russian Hackers 'Targeted Macron Campaign'

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cybersecurity research group Tuesday.

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Iran Nuclear Deal Reviewed as Uncertainty Grows

Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows about the landmark accord's future under U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Trump Asked to Work for Release of 2 Jailed by Iran

A relative and supporters of two Iranian-American citizens imprisoned in Iran are turning to U.S. President Donald Trump and a U.N. panel in efforts to secure their release.

Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi, are both serving 10-year prison sentences on convictions of "collusion with an enemy state" — the United States. Their supporters deny the charges and say the two are being held as pawns to exert leverage on the U.S.

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Pakistan Hangs Four Militants

Pakistan on Tuesday hanged four militants involved in attacks on civilians, police and troops after they were convicted by the country's controversial military courts, an army statement said.

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Indonesian VP Dismisses Concerns about Rising Intolerance

Indonesia's vice president Tuesday dismissed concerns a reputation for moderate Islam had been damaged in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country after Jakarta's Christian governor was defeated in a religiously charged election.

In an interview with AFP, Jusuf Kalla insisted religion was only one factor in last week's run-off between governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and a Muslim former government minister. 

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Roadside Bomb Kills 9 in Pakistan

At least nine people were killed, including women and children, and 13 others injured when a passenger vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said.

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Central Chile Hit by 6.9-Magnitude Quake

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said. 

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27 People Killed in Bus-Trailer Truck Collision in Kenya

Kenyan police say 27 people have been killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a trailer truck.

Police say the accident took place along the major road linking two of Kenya's biggest cities, capital Nairobi and the port of Mombasa.

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