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 2020-11-25 00:16 

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Luhut waxes lyrical about White House visit, Jared Kushner in online post...

In a post uploaded to his official Instagram page on Monday, Luhut also included a friendly nod to his close professional relationship with Trumps son-in-law Jared Kushner and his colleague Adam Boehler....

 2020-11-25 00:15 

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Russia carries out mass raids on Jehovah's Witnesses, makes arrests...

The law enforcement agency said it had opened an investigation as it suspected the Christian denomination, which Russia has labelled extremist and outlawed, was organizing the activity of its national center in Russia and local affiliates....

 2020-11-25 00:10 

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[ANALYSIS] Impact of Job Creation Law on retail sector...

The jobs law will have a broad impact on the economic sector, including retail, which will be affected by several articles....

 2020-11-25 00:01 

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ASEAN centrality ‘at stake’ in Indo-Pacific contest: Russian envoy...

Russias envoy to ASEAN has warned that Southeast Asias much-lauded centrality is at risk of being challenged by the strategic uncertainties and ambiguities of Indo-Pacific concepts that other powers allegedly use to advance their own vested interests in t...

 2020-11-25 00:01 

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'I want to break free': Underground Paris party defies lockdown...

On a darkened residential street in Paris, a gate left partly open signals the entrance to an abandoned train tunnel -- and an illegal rave party for 300 people looking for an escape from Frances COVID-19 lockdown....

 2020-11-24 23:45 

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German economy grew by 8.5% in third quarter, but recession fears grow...

The reading marked an upward revision to an earlier flash estimate of 8.2 percent growth, and followed a 9.8 percent plunge in the second quarter....

 2020-11-24 23:36 

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Friend says Khashoggi 'threatened' by Saudi official before death...

The main court in Istanbul held a second hearing in the trial in absentia of 26 Saudi suspects in the Washington Post columnists high-profile murder - including two former aides to the powerful Saudi crown prince....

 2020-11-24 23:17 

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England to allow 4,000 fans at elite events in lowest-risk areas...

As part of new COVID-19 restrictions, 2,000 fans or 50% of a stadiums capacity - whichever is lower - can attend sporting events in tier two areas but none can do so in tier three areas, Britains Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said in a statement....

 2020-11-24 23:09 

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Diamond League season to start in Morocco on May 23...

After a 2020 track and field season heavily disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic that forced the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, athletes focus will be the rearranged Games that are scheduled to start on July 23....

 2020-11-24 23:06 

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Stray Kids ‘unlock’ pandemic-hit stage with virtual concert...

K-pop boy band Stray Kids held their first virtual concert Unlock: Go Live In Life on Sunday, connecting with global fans online amid the virus outbreak....

 2020-11-24 23:01 

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Hundreds of flights cancelled as Shanghai tackles virus outbreak...

Health officials have tested thousands of staff at Pudong International Airport since a small cluster of COVID-19 cases in the city was linked to several cargo handlers....

 2020-11-24 22:59 

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Eriksen sets for Inter Milan exit as dream Italy move turns sour...

But during a year overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic, the 28-year-old has been unable to reproduce his form with Spurs, where he scored 69 goals and had 89 assists in 305 appearances, or recently with Denmark....

 2020-11-24 22:57 

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Indonesian women named among ‘BBC 100 Women 2020’...

The theme of this years BBC 100 Women list is How Women Led Change in 2020, citing women from various backgrounds for their efforts to improve other peoples lives in their communities....

 2020-11-24 22:50 

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TNI removes Rizieq banners. Groups send flower boards as thanks, but critics unmoved...

Flower boards expressing appreciation for the military, police and law enforcement agencies lined the perimeter of the Kodam Jaya headquarters in East Jakarta on Monday, but left critics unimpressed by the militarys intervention in removing banners profes...

 2020-11-24 22:34 

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‘100+ Days of Quarantine’ seeks to inspire people amid COVID-19 pandemic...

100+ Days of Quarantine features insights from 67 opinion leaders covering a wide array of topics....

 2020-11-24 22:31 

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Indonesia continues talks with US on possible Bio Farma-Pfizer vaccine partnership...

Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan said on Tuesday that the US had said that it was willing to help Indonesia on COVID-19 vaccine development....

 2020-11-24 22:30 

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Pakistan's lonely elephant serenaded one last time at farewell party...

Officials and well-wishers gathered at Islamabad Zoo on Monday for a farewell party for Pakistans lonely elephant Kaavan before he sets off for a new life in Cambodia this week....

 2020-11-24 22:30 

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Virtual cosmetics expo seeks to boost productivity of industry minnows...

Featuring 35 local cosmetics companies, the 2020 Virtual Cosmetics Expo seeks to boost the productivity of small and medium industries during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-11-24 22:27 

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UI students create folk tale animation to educate children about COVID-19...

We modified Lutung Kasarungs story by telling his adventures on freeing the 'Kopid Kingdom from the COVID-19 plague. Hopefully children will be more interested in learning about COVID-19 as well as processing the message through the video, Nabila said...

 2020-11-24 22:07 

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New idea for your Santa list? Crockery, slippers or trolleys from British Airways...

British Airways put crockery, slippers and trolleys from its now retired jumbo jets up for sale on Monday, seeking to shift retired stock and keep its brand on customers minds at a time when very few people are traveling....

 2020-11-24 22:05 

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Stocks rise as investors cheer Biden transition, vaccine progress...

European markets appeared set to extend optimism in Asian and US equities, with Euro Stoxx 50 futures and FTSE futures up 0.52 percent and 0.42 percent, respectively....

 2020-11-24 22:02 

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Anyone can be 'frenemies': Why coalition-building is flexible in regional elections...

The sole goal of the political parties is to win as many regional elections as they can, which, according to party executives, explains why members of the pro-government coalition at the House of Representatives often partner up with opposition parties in...

 2020-11-24 21:59 

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Taiwan expanding submarine fleet as China threat grows...

Democratic Taiwan lives under the constant threat of invasion by communist China, which views the self-ruled island as part of its territory and has vowed to one day seize it, by force if necessary....

 2020-11-24 21:34 

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Germany steams ahead with new hydrogen-powered train...

Germany will trial a new hydrogen-powered train, signaling a transition away from gas-guzzling diesel engines as it aims for a carbon-neutral future....

 2020-11-24 21:04 

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Road to Everest: Tourists can breakfast in Kathmandu and drive to Khumbu for dinner...

With a new bridge, Khumbu region has become accessible by land, an alternative to flying to the precarious Lukla airport....

 2020-11-24 21:04 

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Indonesia collects $20.9m in digital tax as of October...

The tax office has appointed dozens of technology companies and e-commerce platforms to be value-added tax (VAT) collectors in its efforts to tax digital business activity in the country....

 2020-11-24 20:32 

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Trans teen takes legal action over gender care delay in UK...

A transgender teenager is taking legal action against Englands health service over a delay in accessing specialist gender care, as global debate rages over whether adolescents should be allowed to medically change gender....

 2020-11-24 20:10 

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Indonesia to promote investments in special WEF virtual forum...

Indonesia aims to push for pharmaceutical investments during the upcoming WEF virtual forum, which highlights its ongoing efforts in developing the healthcare industry and in recovering the economy....

 2020-11-24 20:06 

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75% of Indonesians plan to travel during year-end holiday...

A recent survey by online booking service PegiPegi discovered that 75 percent of Indonesians planned to travel during the upcoming holiday....

 2020-11-24 20:06 

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Thanksgiving travelers give US airports their busiest weekend since March...

More than 3 million airline passengers passed through US airports over the weekend, disregarding calls to avoid Thanksgiving trips and making it the busiest air-travel weekend since coronavirus lockdowns hit in mid-March....

 2020-11-24 19:32 

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China launches Moon probe to bring back lunar rocks...

China on Tuesday launched an unmanned spacecraft to bring back lunar rocks -- the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from the Moon in four decades....

 2020-11-24 19:24 

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Indonesia’s budget deficit jumps to $54.1b in October as virus-related debt piles up...

As vaccines may only become available in the second half of next year, the pandemic will continue to limit economic recovery, said Institute for Development of Economics and Finance executive director Tauhid Ahmad....

 2020-11-24 19:15 

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Australia opens up more borders in domestic travel boost, eyes vaccine...

Australia will lift more internal border restrictions in a boost for tourism as new coronavirus infections slow to a trickle, while first vaccines could be available in March....

 2020-11-24 19:09 

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European researchers conduct 'biggest ever' COVID supercomputer test...

A European research consortium said it had carried out the most complex supercomputing experiment ever conducted on the new coronavirus, during a 60-hour simulation aimed at modelling the effect of potential new COVID drugs....

 2020-11-24 18:58 

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Police identify 63 regions at risk of COVID-19 violations during local polls...

In preparing measures to secure the simultaneous elections during the COVID-19 emergency, the National Police have determined that 63 regions were either vulnerable or extremely vulnerable to health protocol violations....

 2020-11-24 18:52 

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BLACKPINK to perform at Tokopedia event on Wednesday...

The event will also feature public figures Vincent, Desta, Enzy Storia, Hesti Purwadinata, Jang Hansol and Kyungrim Park...

 2020-11-24 18:32 

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Small US launch firm Rocket Lab recovers rocket, in test of reusability...

Small launch firm Rocket Lab was able to safely recover from the ocean a rocket it sent to space, a key test of the companys strategy to slash rocket launch costs via reusability....

 2020-11-24 18:26 

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Indonesia's BPOM assists Palestine to establish independent food and drug agency...

A part of the South-South Cooperation (SSC) program, the forum runs from Monday to Wednesday....

 2020-11-24 18:17 

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Brent hits highest since March, spurred by coronavirus vaccine hopes...

Brent rose to a session high of $46.56 earlier on Tuesday, the highest level traded since early March before Saudi Arabia initiated a price war with Russia, which sent oil prices crashing....

 2020-11-24 18:08 

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Jumbo task: Elephant hoisted from deep well in India...

A wild elephant that fell into a well in southern India was lifted out with a crane following a 16-hour rescue mission involving dozens of rangers and firefighters....

 2020-11-24 18:06 

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‘Urfear: Huhu’ redefines live performance...

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 2020-11-24 18:01 

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Barcelona's Griezmann denies rift with Messi...

Earlier this month, Griezmanns former agent Eric Olhats said Messis reign of terror had made life difficult for Griezmann, while the French forwards uncle said it was not easy to play in the same club as the six-time Ballon dOr winner....

 2020-11-24 18:00 

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Weak domestic demand, gas infrastructure hamper 2030 SKK Migas goal...

Weak demand due to the snails pace of infrastructure development was the main obstacle in achieving the governments 2030 production target, industry experts have said....

 2020-11-24 17:59 

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President seeking to shorten year-end long holiday, says minister...

The President has requested a reduction [in collective leave days] in regard to the year-end holiday, including the substitute leave days for Idul Fitri, Muhadjir said on Monday as quoted by tribunnews.com....

 2020-11-24 17:31 

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Egypt court to examine case of singer over photos with Israelis...

An Egyptian court is to hear a case against prominent singer and actor Mohamed Ramadan after photos emerged of him posing with Israeli celebrities....

 2020-11-24 17:14 

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John Kerry, who signed Paris accord for US, is Biden's climate envoy...

Now, he is set to be President-elect Joe Bidens climate envoy, in a clear sign of the upcoming administrations renewed commitment to fighting climate change....

 2020-11-24 17:02 

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AstraZeneca promises virus vaccine at cost price worldwide...

Hopes of an effective vaccine against coronavirus becoming available rose again on Monday with AstraZeneca and Oxford University claiming success with their product, becoming the third team to do so....

 2020-11-24 16:32 

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Snapchat challenges TikTok with curated video feed...

Snapchat unveiled a new curated short-form video feed in a stepped up challenge to social media rivals like TikTok....

 2020-11-24 16:09 

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‘Space Sweepers’ takes the safe route and heads to Netflix...

The first Korean sci-fi blockbuster set in space, Space Sweepers, will be released exclusively on Netflix....

 2020-11-24 16:00 

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Tensions mount in Thai protests as Bangkok braces for major rally...

As the Thai capital braces for the next major rally on Wednesday, AFP takes a look at the forces in play and what might come next in a country with a long history of political unrest....

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