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Thirteen Chinese fishermen die as boat collides with oil tanker in Japan waters

BEIJING, Oct 6 (Reuters) Thirteen Chinese fishermen died after their boat collided with a Hong Kong oil tanker in international waters off Japan, state media Xinhua reported on Friday, citing sources at China's consulate in Osaka.
Three people were found alive after Thursday's collision. It was not known if there was any damage to the tanker or what caused the accident.
The two vessels collided 400 km (240 miles) north of the Oki Islands in the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, east of North Korea, state media reported.
The identities of the victims have not yet been confirmed, Xinhua reported.
The 290-tonne Chinese fishing vessel Lurong Yuanyu 378 had 16 people on board, according to the South China Morning Post.
All 21 crew members aboard the 63,294-tonne Hong Kong ship, Bright Oil Lucky, were safe, it said.
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Ensure security for free and fair vote, Human Rights Watch tells Pakistan govt

17 Jul 2018 | 5:40 PM

New York, July 17 (UNI) Parliamentary elections in Pakistan scheduled for July 25 could be severely compromised unless the interim government take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of candidates and political party activists who are at risk of attack from the Taliban and other militant groups, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

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Japan, EU ink free trade agreement

17 Jul 2018 | 4:05 PM

Tokyo, July 17 (UNI) Japan and the EU on Tuesday signed an unprecedented free trade agreement, sending a “clear message” against protectionism.

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IMF sees trade rows as 'threat' to global growth

17 Jul 2018 | 3:36 PM

Washington, July17 (UNI) The International Monetary Fund has warned that rising trade disputes between the United States and its trading partners could pose a "threat" to global growth.

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India tops list in providing UN peacekeeping troops in Asia

India tops list in providing UN peacekeeping troops in Asia

17 Jul 2018 | 12:32 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, July 17 (UNI) India is the largest contributor of Army personnel in UN peacekeeping mission in Asia, followed by Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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WHO calls on businesses to create smoke-free workplaces

WHO calls on businesses to create smoke-free workplaces

17 Jul 2018 | 10:14 AM

Manila, July 17 (UNI) The World Health Organisation is inviting businesses across the Western Pacific Region to join a new campaign, 'Revolution Smoke-Free', and establish smoke-free workplaces in which everyone is free from tobacco smoke in their workplaces and beyond.

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