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NEW DELHI -- Fresh violence in the northeastern state of Manipur Monday killed 13 people, multiple local media reports said.

The bodies were recovered by paramilitary Assam Rifles who launched a search operation after receiving intelligence information about a firefight in Leithu area of Tengnoupal district, about 60 km southeast of Manipur, the capital city of Imphal. (India-anipur-Violence)

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TOKYO -- Japan plans to introduce electronic arrest warrants and interrogation records amid the country's digitization steps for faster legal procedures, according to the Justice Ministry on Monday.

Currently, arrest and search warrants in Japan are issued in a traditional paper format by judges, requiring police officers to physically pick them up at courts. (Japan-Electronic Warrants)

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JAKARTA -- Two people have been confirmed dead and 10 others missing after flash floods and a landslide hit a village in Indonesia's North Sumatra province late last week, a local official said on Monday.

The disasters, which were triggered by torrential rains, hit the residential areas in Humbang Hasundutan Regency near Lake Toba on Friday. A woman was found dead on the same day, and 11 others were reported to be missing with dozens of buildings destroyed. (Indonesia-Floods-Deaths)

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YANGON -- Chinese Agricultural Mechanization Technology and Application Sharing and Exchange Activities in Lancang-Mekong Countries (Myanmar), an event fostering partnerships and technological exchanges in agricultural equipment and smart agricultural practices between China and Myanmar has been held in Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw.

China Agricultural University, with the support from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and in collaboration with Myanmar's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, organized the Nov. 30-Dec. 1 event. (Myanmar-Chinese University-Agricultural Technology) Enditem

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