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China launches third aircraft carrier, the Fujian

The ship began construction in Shanghai in 2018 and is China’s first domestically-developed aircraft carrier. 17 June 2022 (AL JAZEERA): China has officially launched its third aircraft carrier, naming the

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Scottish first minister seeks independence vote

Scotland's first minister has proposed 19 October 2023 as the date for another referendum on independence. Nicola Sturgeon has set herself on a collision course with Downing Street by asking

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China launches third aircraft carrier, the Fujian

The ship began construction in Shanghai in 2018 and is China’s first

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Scottish first minister seeks independence vote

Scotland's first minister has proposed 19 October 2023 as the date for

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Thailand moves forward on civil unions

Country looks set to be first in Southeast Asia to recognise same-sex

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Taiwan rejects “one country, two systems” model

Taiwan rejects the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing in

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