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Japan evacuates aid workers in ebola-stricken areas

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LinkAsia news headlines: Japan has ordered 24 aid workers to leave their posts in so-called ebola countries in West Africa.

Filipino human rights activists are praising the arrest of Jovito Palparan, who they say is responsible for the disappearance and killing of hundreds during anti-insurgency campaigns in the Philippines in 2008.

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Losing candidate challenges Indonesian presidential results

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LinkAsia news headlines: The Indonesian Constitutional Court began hearing a challenge to the results of last month's presidential polls filed by losing candidate Prabowo Subianto. Hundreds of Prabowo supporters staged a rally outside the court.

Many gathered for the 69th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing at a ceremony held near the Hiroshima Memorial Dome.

In China, earthquake survivors have been rescued after days under the rubble.

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Former Chinese security chief under investigation for disciplinary violations

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LinkAsia news headlines: Authorities are investigating Chinese Communist party former security chief Zhou Yongknag for "serious disciplinary violations."

McDonald's japan publicly apologizes for food scandal involving the sale of chicken nuggets made of expired meat supplied by Husi Foods.

Seventeen student survivors of Sewol Ferry disaster are testifying this week against the 15 crew members who fled the boat when it capsized.

Chinese military drills cause flight delays and are interfering with summer travel.

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Indonesian presidential candidate refuses to accept failure

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LinkAsia news headlines: In Indonesia, Prabowo Subianto still refuses to accept his failure in the election. His team challenges the results with a legal battle but is unlikely to win.

A car bomb in Southern Thailand has killed 3 people outside a hotel.

In South Korea, the son of the dead founder of the ferry company associated with the Sewol Ferry disaster, Yoo Byung-un, was arrested.

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Train kills 18 children in India

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LinkAsia news headlines: In India, a train slammed into a school bus, killing at least 18 children. People are furious about Indian Railways delaying putting up barrier at the level crossing.

In South Korea, relatives of the victims of the Sewol Ferry disaster marched to mark the 100th day since the tragedy.

In Japan, an artist was under arrest for distributing artworks based on female genitals.

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