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North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the East Sea on Monday in an apparent saber-rattling against annual military drills between South Korea and the United States, a report in The Korea Herald states. Pakistani police foiled a terrorist attack that aimed to the strike Pakistan Day parade on March 23, DawnNews reports. Philippine military intensifies attacks against Abu Sayyaf, and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, according to Philippine Daily Inquirer. A 1,000-strong joint police-army operation in Thailand resulted in simultaneous raids at 16 locations in Nakhon Si Thammarat in an attempt to arrest seven influential local politicians and an unknown number of guns for hire over their alleged involvement in a series of crimes - including high-profile murders, The Nation says. Prince William began his visit to China marking the first visit to the country by a senior British royal in close to three decades, China Daily writes.

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Aishwarya debuts edgy new look in Indian Vogue

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Jaycee a better man after jail, daddy thinks he should go back every year
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