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The no-man's land near Tilathi in Saptari district on the Nepal-India border was a scene of clashes between Nepalis and Indians for several days this past week -- before security forces from both sides intervened to restore order.
 
Zbignew Brzezinski, U.S. President Jimmy Carter's national security advisor, drew an expressive summary of the military foundation of Pax Americana shortly after Washington normalized relations with Beijing in 1979 by derecognizing the Republic of China in Taiwan.
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We continuously struggle to understand the realm of cyberspace and, considering its evolving nature, it seems impossible to achieve perfectly drafted legislation on the subject.
 
The horrific story of the murder of Sagar Barman, aged 10, was published in the front page of The Daily Star and other leading dailies of the country on July 25.
 
"Do you have an anti-zombie gun? I want to kill a few tonight," I said in jest to a contact who probably coined the word "zombie" to describe diehard opposition supporters.
 
Local media have recently said that Taiwan may soon follow the example of South Korea and pass legislation to require businesses which serve liquor to take on an important new role. That role, in a sense, is the role of friend or loved one.
 
Sustained North Korea threats, and nuclear weapon and missile tests, have led the Obama administration and President Park Geun-hye's government of South Korea to agree to deploy the Lockheed Martin THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Air Defense) anti-missile system.
 
Texas Senator Ted Cruz refused to endorse fellow Republican Donald Trump as the presidential nominee at the Republican national convention. Britain's former Prime Minister, David Cameron of the Conservative Party, was engaged in bitter discourse with his party leaders, pre-eminently Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, over the Brexit debate.
 
Democratic Nat'l Convention from a Taiwanese viewpoint
After four consecutive days, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia came to an end on July 28.
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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has survived its first serious test as a new community, one could even say with flying colors.
 
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