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Explosion kills 22 people in China

The incident happened near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Co. in Zhangjiakou, a city some 200 kilometres (124 miles) northwest of Beijing that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The fire also burned 50 large and small trucks, the local propaganda department […]

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Taiwan rejects same-sex marriage

Voters in Taiwan have rejected proposal to let same-sex couples share child custody and insurance benefits after they voted in a referendum asking that marriage be restricted to one man and one woman. The vote on Saturday, organised by Christian […]