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Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 16, 2018. REUTERS
Pompeo meets Saudi king on Khashoggi case

US Secretary of State met Saudi king to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul two weeks ago

Number of 1971 rape victims underestimated

The number of women abused during the Liberation War is much higher than our current estimates

Jayasuriya charged with corruption

He refuses to cooperate with ICC investigation

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Harvard discriminates: Lawyer

The Ivy League school is accused of discrimination against Asian-American applicants

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, smile as they wait for the bridal procession at the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Britain Oct 12, 2018. REUTERS

First overseas tour of Meghan, Harry in Australia

It is the second tour of Australia by the younger generation of royals, after Prince William, Kate and their eldest son, George, visited in 2014

A Myanmar police officer in a fortified post in Maungdaw Township, Myanmar, Jul 26, 2018. The New York Times

Genocide incited on Facebook, with posts from Myanmar’s military

With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials

Bangladeshi youths launch app for iPhone

Using the app, one can get the information related to scholarships, internships

China punishes internet star for disrespecting national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old woman with tens of millions of followers, had sung a brief snippet of the anthem online, wearing an antler-shaped headband

A rally in support of proposed changes to Queensland’s abortion laws in Brisbane, Australia, on Sunday. The New York Times

Women-led abortion vote tests
government in Australia

The Parliament in the Australian state of Queensland, which has achieved a striking level of representation for women, is considering scrapping a century-old abortion law

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File Photo: Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, takes part in a panel discussion about investing in Detroit at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, Apr 11, 2018. Reuters

JP Morgan, Ford cancel Saudi event plans

The companies made the decision amid the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 16, 2018. REUTERS

Pompeo meets Saudi king on Khashoggi case

US Secretary of State met Saudi king to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul two weeks ago

China punishes internet star for disrespecting national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old woman with tens of millions of followers, had sung a brief snippet of the anthem online, wearing an antler-shaped headband