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$F_{ST}$ when considering a multi-allelic locus

Short answer: yes, people have formulated ways to estimate $F_{ST}$ for multiallelic loci, e.g. microsatellites. For a review, see here. Specifically, Nei could define $F_{ST}$ for multiple alleles as ...
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Will Fst (inbreeding coefficient) always be a value close or at 0 in asexual populations?

It depends on whether mutation exists. Generally mutation is happening in biology, but in its absence, yes it will be at or near zero: Note that in the absence of any mutation, $F_{ST}$ would be ...
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Fst genetic distance: Autosomal vs. mtDNA

Yes, you are correct. $F_{ST}$ can vary among specific genetic regions considered. If for example there is a strong influx of females from population A to population B, then the mtDNA and the X ...
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