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Despite officially not competing in at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Russia, along with North Korea, has dominated debate in the lead-up to Friday’s opening ceremony.

There is a grey door at the Pyeongchang Winter Games media centre with a sign reading “Olympic Athletes from Russia”, but it is rarely open and inside there are no Russian flags or colours.

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At Least 4 Killed, 145 Missing After Earthquake Hits Taiwan Tourist Area

HUALIEN, TAIWAN: Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 145 people missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight.

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In this file photo taken on November 10, 2013, former Maldivian president and presidential candidate Mohamed Nasheed speaks to the press in Male. A decade after he swept to power in the country's first democratic elections, exiled opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed is again pushing for change – by force if necessary – as his island homeland spirals into crisis.

A decade after he swept to power in the Maldives’ first democratic elections, exiled opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed is again pushing for change – by force if necessary – as his island homeland spirals into crisis.

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Marine Express oil tanker

Pirates freed a ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13,500 tonnes of gasoline on Tuesday, Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern, which was managing the ship, said in a statement. All the crew members, who endured the over four-day ordeal, are safe.

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In 2017, Masooma Ranalvi, one of the Dawoodi Bohra women who formed the Speak Out on FGM organisation against the inhuman practice of female genital mutilation, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue in August. In the wake of the PM’s stand against triple talaq in his speech on last year’s Independence Day, she wrote that Muslim women would only get complete independence when violence against them, in forms of rape, subjugation and other forms of torture, end.

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