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Turkish court throws out case against former WSJ journalist

A Turkish court has thrown out the conviction of a former Wall Street Journal reporter, the newspaper said, annulling a verdict sentencing her to two years in prison in absentia on charges of carrying out propaganda for Kurdish militants.

Pence tells Suu Kyi persecution of Rohingya inexcusable

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday that the violence and persecution by her country's military and vigilantes that sent more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh was inexcusable.

S.Korea stocks slip as regulator reviews Samsung BioLogics; won gains

Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index edged lower on Wednesday as investors favoured caution while awaiting financial regulator's decision on alleged violation of accounting rules involving drugmaker Samsung BioLogics . The Korean won rose, while bond yields fell. ** At 0220 GMT, th

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge to hold hearing on CNN White House lawsuit

A federal judge said he would hold a hearing on Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking the speedy reinstatement of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a frequent target of President Donald Trump.

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