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Maldives opposition candidate wins election in surprise victory
Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Maldives' presidential election, results showed Monday, a surprise defeat for President Abdulla Yameen following a campaign observers said was rigged in the strongman's favour.



Maldives opposition candidate wins election in surprise victory
Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Maldives' presidential election, results showed Monday, a surprise defeat for President Abdulla Yameen following a campaign observers said was rigged in the strongman's favour.



Maldives strongman seeks second term amid fears of vote rigging
Polling booths in the Maldives closed Sunday after voting hours were extended in a controversial election marred by police raids on the opposition and allegations of rigging in favour of strongman president Abdulla Yameen.



India's Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president François Hollande was quoted as saying France had no choice in local partners.



Presidents of the two Koreas cap summit with trek up Mount Paektu
South Korean President Moon Jae-in cleared a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: Climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea with its leader Kim Jong Un.



Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites
Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to Seoul by a North Korean leader. Will he keep those promises? In the midst of a three-day summit in Pyongyang, we take stock of just how far it's all come between the two Koreas since Donald Trump was calling Kim "rocket man". Does the US president deserve credit for this moment?



Crowds cheer on summit between leaders of two Koreas
South Korea's president and the North's leader Kim Jong Un drove through the streets of Pyongyang together past thousands of cheering citizens Tuesday ahead of a summit where Moon Jae-in will seek to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States.



Kim welcomes South’s Moon in Pyongyang for denuclearisation talks
South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in North Korea Tuesday for his third and possibly most challenging summit yet with leader Kim Jong-un in which he hopes to break an impasse in talks with the United States over the North’s denuclearisation.



‘There is debris strewn all over the streets’, Patrick Fok reports from Hong Kong
‘There is debris strewn all over the streets’, Patrick Fok reports from Hong Kong amid damage from Typhoon Mangkhut.



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