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U.S. nuclear sub hit unknown "object" in South China Sea

Washington — A U.S. nuclear submarine sustained damage and some crew members were injured when it “struck an object” while operating at depth a week ago in one of the most sensitive bodies of water on the planet, the South China Sea. The U.S. Navy confirmed in a statement on Thursday that the USS Connecticut, a nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine, struck the unidentified object on October 2, “while operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region.”
U.S. defense officials told

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Will ASEAN Invite Myanmar’s War Criminals to Its Summit

The generals in Myanmar have never shown ASEAN any respect. As its predecessors did, the current junta is testing the bloc’s policy of non-interference and its “consensus-seeking” approach. The generals are adept at reading ASEAN and they can foresee its concessions. Once again, thanks to them, ASEAN finds itself scrambling to preserve its credibility. Bruneian Foreign Minister Erywan Yusof, the ASEAN envoy, told reporters this week that the bloc was seriously considering not inviting Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing to the summit. 

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Telenor signals Myanmar exit, as UN calls for urgent action

People in Myanmar continue to protest against the coup. The military has killed nearly 900 people since seizing power from the elected government on February 1 Telenor, the Norwegian telecommunications company, says it has reached an agreement to sell its Myanmar mobile phone business to M1 Group, exiting a country that was plunged into chaos after the military seized power in a coup on February 1.
The operator will sell all its operations to M1,an investment holding firm headed by Lebanon’s richest

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NBA 2020/21 Series Final predictions

After a shortened regular season the NBA Finals have rolled around again, with Phoenix Suns emerging from the Western Conference and Milwaukee Bucks taking the title in the East.

The Suns have arguably been the surprise package this year and the a…

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How should England line up against Denmark?

England are gearing up for their first European Championship semi-final since 1996 on Wednesday but Gareth Southgate has some difficult decisions to make ahead of their clash with Denmark.

This will be England’s second major tournament semi-final …