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Philippines: 19 dead as troops fight ISIL-linked groups

Latest group of civilians killed in Marawi City adds to deaths of scores over past week, including police and fighters.

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Duterte makes rape 'joke' for martial law troops

Philippines' president reassures soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under Mindanao island martial law.

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Bali deports Australian after 12-year drug saga

Media frenzy follows departure of Schapelle Corby, whose imprisonment for drug smuggling riveted her homeland.

Corby

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'Foreigners fighting' with ISIL-linked Philippine group

Indonesians and Malaysians among those killed by army in Marawi, where clashes with Maute force thousands to flee.

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The trio behind North Korea's 21st-century missiles

Laughing men surrounding Kim Jong-un in photos are serious technocrats who have vastly improved the North's arsenal.

Kim Jong-un reacts with Ri Pyong-chol

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Indonesia probes 'ISIL-linked' Jakarta suicide attack

Bombs used in attacks were made from pressure cookers, similar to a device used by a local group linked to ISIL.

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Mindanao: Air raids target fighters holed up in Marawi

Security forces bomb ISIL-linked fighters in besieged southern city, but clashes also left at least six soldiers dead.

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US warship challenges China's claims in South China Sea

A first under President Trump, USS Dewey cruises past artificial island built by Beijing in move likely to rile China.

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Duterte considers martial law for entire Philippines

Residents flee Mindanao's Marawi city as fighters reportedly behead a local police chief and take churchgoers hostage.

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Mindanao: Churchgoers 'taken hostage' amid Marawi siege

Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, as President Rodrigo Duterte considers nationwide martial law.

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