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South Korea, U.S. warn of punishment for North Korea; U.S. stresses sanctions

SEOUL/WASHINGTON South Korea and the United States agreed on Thursday on "swift punitive measures" against North Korea in the event of more provocation, although the United States signaled sanctions and diplomatic pressure were its priorities for now.

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Push for South China Sea code stirs ASEAN suspicions about Beijing's endgame

MANILA China's support for finalizing a code of conduct in the hotly contested South China Sea is generating some hope in Southeast Asia of settling disputes, but those working out the terms remain unconvinced of Beijing's sincerity.

Hooded youths in Venezuela mar opposition efforts at peaceful protest

CARACAS Protesters blocked a highway in Venezuela's capital Caracas for nearly eight hours this week in an effort to show the opposition's dedication to civil disobedience as their main tool to resist President Nicolas Maduro.

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China party urges Uighur youth to 'love motherland' to avoid 'terrorist' label

BEIJING Young members of China's Uighur Muslim minority should "love the motherland" and learn Mandarin to help fight a perception they are "terrorists", Uighur members of the ruling Communist Party said in state media on Thursday.

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Civilian casualties decline slightly in Afghanistan: U.N. report

KABUL Civilians casualties caused by the war in Afghanistan declined slightly in the first three months of 2017, the United Nations said on Thursday, a rare drop that officials attributed mostly to residents fleeing areas of fighting.

China flags global naval role after new carrier launch

SHANGHAI China needs to raise its military capabilities to protect its growing overseas interests, its foreign minister said following the launch of China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, but he vowed not to pursue expansionism.

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