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US, Chinese diplomats clash in first high-level meeting of Biden administration

By Reuters Staff, published by Kitco News Anchorage, Alaska – The first high-level US-China meeting of the Biden administration got off to a fiery start on Thursday, with both sides leveling sharp rebukes of the others’ policies in a rare public display that underscored the level of bilateral tension. The run-up to the talks in

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9 Myanmar protesters shot dead amid exodus from Yangon

By AFP and Reuters, published by Channel NewsAsia Yangon –  Roads out of Myanmar’s biggest city were choked today (March 19) with people fleeing the junta’s deadly crackdown on anti-coup dissent, as authorities in neighbouring Thailand said they were preparing for an influx of refugees. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian

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