A policeman raises his rifle while the local market is seen burning during a protest in Fakfak, Papua province, Wednesday, 21 August. Photo: Beawiharta / AP

West Papua: Indonesia uses 1.000 soldiers to end protests and cuts internet

Indonesia has sent over 1,000 security officials to the province of West Papua and has cut off access to

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A relative approaches the caskets of the victims of the Dubai city bombing during a funeral in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, 18 August 2019. The bombing on Saturday in the capital of Afghanistan that killed dozens of people was a crime. A stark reminder that the war-weary country faces daily threats not only from the long-established Taliban, but also from a brutal local affiliate of the Islamic State group, which has claimed responsibility for the attack. (Photo: Photo AP / Rafiq Maqbool)

Islamic State gains support in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul, claimed by a local Islamic state affiliate, renewed fears

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Kashmiri women pass an accordion string placed on a road during restrictions following the dismantling of the special constitutional status of Kashmir by the Indian government in Srinagar on 20 August 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Adnan Abidi

At least 2.300 detained in Kashmir

At least 2.300 people, mostly young men, were detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security blockade

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A suite with a picture of Mt. Fuji on the wall is popular with foreign tourists at the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel at Shibuya Ward. Photo: Yomiuri Shimbun

Tokyo: Hotels adopt 'omotenashi' for foreign customers

More and more hotels in Tokyo are providing rooms and services to the growing number of foreign tourists, with a

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People gather in Lafayette Square, in front of the White House in Washington, Sunday, 18 August 2019, in solidarity with the "Stand Up with Hong Kong, Power for Popular Protest" in Hong Kong. (Photo: AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster)

Twitter closes Chinese accounts for Hong Kong protests

Twitter said on Monday it had suspended more than 200 1,000 accounts it believes were part of a

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