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Australian police used pepper spray to break up clashes between rightwing nationalists and anti-racism protesters on the streets of Melbourne on Saturday as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said eliminating racism was still a "work in progress".

The United Patriots Front (UPF) organised a "Stop the Far Left" rally while anti-racism…

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Japan's Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven shutout innings and Alex Rodriguez homered for the first time since coming off the disabled list as the New York Yankees beat Tampa Bay 4-1 on Friday night.

Tanaka (3-0) scattered two hits and struck out four to run his career-best unbeaten streak to 11…

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries.

The bilateral summit meetings with leaders of Bangladesh, Chad, Indonesia, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Vietnam…

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Prosecutors sent a 15-year-old girl who was arrested on suspicion of killing her mother to a family court Friday.

The high school girl allegedly strangled her 41-year-old mother with a towel at a Tokyo apartment sometime between late Feb 26 and the following evening.

The daughter called for an ambulance…

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The U.S. military in Japan is restricting celebrations and off-base alcohol consumption in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island.

The Marine Corps commander in Japan said Saturday the measures are not punishment but an effort to show respect…

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North Korea on Saturday threatened to fire at South Korean warships if they cross into its waters, a day after the South's navy fired warning shots to chase away two North Korean ships that briefly crossed a disputed western sea boundary.

In a statement released through state media, the General…

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On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly-expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country's security.

Putin arrived in Athens on a two-day visit and emerged from talks with…

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Deliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to the more than half million people trapped in besieged areas by the country's nearly four-year-old civil war, a top United Nations Official said Friday.

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O'Brien told the Security…

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A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife Amber Heard after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl H. Moor also ruled that Depp shouldn't try to contact Heard until…

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The Italian navy has recovered the bodies of 45 migrants who drowned Friday in the latest shipwreck, while dozens of others are still missing in the third major tragedy in the Mediterranean in as many days.

Italian coastguards sent in rescue ships after a call for help that spoke of…

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