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President of Turkmenistan severely reprimands Deputy Prime Minister Chary Gylydjov

<p>In accordance with the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Gylydjov Chary is severely reprimanded for the improper execution of the official duties, weakening control over the activities of the ministries …</p>
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Freedom House Assails Russia, Iran For Protest Crackdowns, But Also Raps U.S.

<p>WASHINGTON Freedom House has assailed crackdowns on protesters in "authoritarian states," such as Russia and Iran, but also criticized traditional defenders of democracy including the United States for turning their backs on traditional safeguard r...
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China Draws Myanmar Closer with Visit from President Xi

<p>YANGON, MYANMAR Chinese President Xi Jinping likes to travel big. His visit to Myanmar in January the first for a Chinese leader in almost two decades was no exception, capped off with no less than 33 bilateral agreements.</p><p></p><p>However, the &h...
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Why Taiwan Has Just 42 Coronavirus Cases while Neighbors Report Hundreds or Thousands

<p>TAIPEI, TAIWAN Taiwan sits near Japan, China and South Korea, three countries with some of the world's worst outbreaks of the deadly coronavirus, but the island itself has just 42 isolated cases.</p><p>Chalk it up to extra early, effective preparedness, &...
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