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Bus falls 200m downhill in Nepal killing dozens

Rescue teams search for surviving passengers of overcrowded bus that skid off mountain road in remote Jajarkot district.

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Multi-nation patrol to target ISIL-linked Abu Sayyaf

Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia to patrol common seas against armed group, carrying out kidnappings and beheadings.

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Myanmar 'unlikely' to face UN probe on Rohingya abuses

Contrary to the UN Human Rights Council proposals, EU diplomats say they prefer existing mechanism to probe abuses.

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US warns 'all options on table' to deal with N Korea

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley calls Kim Jong-un arrogant and not 'a rational person'.

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Video emerges of man claiming to be Kim Jong-nam's son

Video purportedly shows Kim Han-sol, who said he and his mother and sister are lying low after his father's murder.

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China urges US, N Korea to avoid 'head-on collision'

China calls for suspension of North Korea's nuclear and missile activities in exchange for halt of S Korea-US war games.

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Protesters shut much of south Nepal a day after clashes

At least three people killed when police opened fire at a get-out-the-vote rally before local elections set in May.

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Rajbiraj pre-election rally turns deadly

Police open fire after supporters and opponents of upcoming local election clash, leaving at least four people dead.

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Deadly clashes hit Kokang in Myanmar's Shan state

Authorities say rebels attacked Chinese-speaking Kokang region while armed group says violence was self-defence.

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US deploys missile defence system to South Korea

Arrival of THAAD angers North Korea as well as China and Russia which see its powerful radars as a security threat.

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