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US calls for UN vote on fresh North Korea sanctions

US says 'patience running out' as China and Russia urge peaceful dialogue with Pyongyang at UN emergency meeting.

Nikki Haley

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Nearly 90,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar violence in 10 days

UN says 87,000 members of persecuted Muslim community have crossed into Bangladesh since violence erupted on August 25.

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UN Security Council to discuss North Korea nuclear test

Second emergency meeting in a week concerning country follows testing of its sixth and biggest nuclear test since 2006.

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S Korea responds to N Korea's test with military drills

Officials say the exercise simulated an attack on N Korean nuclear test site and was meant to 'strongly warn' Pyongyang.

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Mawar brings flooding to southeast China

Third major storm in less than two weeks strikes southeast China.

Tropical Depression Mawar

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Cambodia Daily to close after tax fight with government

Newspaper says Monday's edition will be its last after receiving $6.3m tax bill, which it calls politically motivated.

Cambodia Daily

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World leaders unite in condemnation of North Korea

Criticism of Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test is voiced around the world from South Korea and the US to China and Russia.

Pyongyang claim

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Hydrogen bomb vs Atomic bomb: What's the difference?

Experts say the fundamental difference between a hydrogen and atomic bomb is the detonation process.

The hydrogen bomb

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Rohingya exodus continues after 73,000 flee Myanmar

Aid officials say camps are facing 'tremendous strain' as thousands of Rohingya pour into Bangladesh every day.

Rohingya exodus

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North Korea conducts most powerful nuclear test yet

After reports of quakes, Pyongyang says it successfully tested hydrogen bomb amid soaring tensions with US and allies.

Kim Jong-un provides guidance

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