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SYDNEY (Reuters) - A state branch of the Australian National Party has pulled its support for Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce because of his extramarital affair, its leader said on Tuesday, opening a new rift in the ruling coalition.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s deputy prime minister on Tuesday said Kuala Lumpur was in talks with Thailand over the fate of 11 Uighur Muslims held in the country after escaping from a Thai detention centre last year.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday his early morning walks gave him time to think about his cabinet amid growing speculation about its composition.
RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) - Three months after Saudi Arabia detained scores of people in a crackdown on corruption, its rulers are trying to reassure investors that the kingdom remains open for business.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - A pair of Turkish ice dancers on Tuesday said they take care to ensure their relatively conservative costumes are firmly in place when they compete but maintained it was not due to any pressure from their government.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - As the dust settled following the ladies ski halfpipe final on Tuesday, thoughts turned to the woman who deserves most of the credit for making the sport an Olympic event.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Ryan Donato scored twice to help the United States ease to a 5-1 win over Slovakia and book a spot in the men’s Olympic ice hockey quarter-finals on Tuesday.