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North Korea fires unidentified projectile, says South

Russia 'worried' about rising tensions as China calls for restraint after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile test.

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North Korea open for US talks under 'right conditions'

Comments come from senior North Korean official amid increased pressure on Pyongyang’s pursuit of nuclear arms.

Kim Jong-un

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Myanmar arrests Buddhists accused of targeting Muslims

Arrests follow scuffles in Muslim-dominated areas in Yangon and forcible closures of two Islamic schools by Buddhists.

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Malaysia deports Turkish nationals accused of coup link

Police confirm three citizens arrested under security law returned to Ankara as rights group warns of 'crass abuse'.

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N Korea seeks extradition in alleged assassination plot

Pyongyang demands handover of 'terrorist' conspirators after saying CIA, South Korea planned to kill leader Kim Jong-un.

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Facebook blocks scores of pages in Thailand

Facebook blocks 178 pages deemed unlawful by the Thai criminal court, including some allegedly insulting the monarchy.

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Deadly earthquake hits China's Taxkorgan county

At least nine people killed and more than 20 injured in 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit China's Xinjiang region.

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The annual 'Plum Rains' in east Asia

The seasonal weather system brings much needed rain across east Asia, but often leads to severe flooding.

Gaungzhou province

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South Korea's Moon Jae-in willing to visit North Korea

After taking oath of office, president says he is open to visiting the nuclear-armed North under the 'right conditions'.

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Hun Sen threatens to wage 'war' on violent protesters

Hun Sen's threat of 'war' raises fears of unrest in next month's local election results are contested by the opposition.

Hun Sen

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