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India: Protesters set fire to train stations over citizenship law

Protesters attacked 4 railway stations in India's northeast state of Assam, angry over a new federal law that they say will open the region to a flood of foreigners.

December 12, 2019

Polio returns to Malaysia after Philippines declares epidemic

A test by the WHO found that the virus, detected in a three-month-old boy from the Malaysia's Sabah state, is linked to the one found in the Philippines.

December 12, 2019

New Zealand volcano toll seen at 16; police plan to recover bodies

Eight more people are missing and presumed dead, buried under ash and debris from Monday’s eruption. More than 20 people are in hospital, many with severe burns.

December 12, 2019

Bangladesh plastics factory fire kills 13 in Dhaka

At least 13 people have died in a devastating fire at a plastics factory in Keraniganj on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.

December 12, 2019