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China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

Beijing protests US sanctions imposed on China's military over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and missiles.

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South Korea's leader: Pyongyang seeks second Trump-Kim summit

Moon Jae-in says North Korea wants to speed up the agreed denuclearisation process and arrange a new meeting with Trump.

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Malaysian ex-PM Najib hit with 25 new charges over 1MDB scandal

Former Malaysian PM charged with four counts of abuse of power, 21 counts of money laundering over transfer of funds.

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Philippines: At least 29 dead in Cebu landslide

Quarrying operations suspended in parts of Philippines after a new landslide kills dozens in Mangkhut's wake.

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Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim blames former PM Najib for corruption

1MDB corruption scandal was 'atrocious' and stiff action must be taken, prominent politician says.

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China urges US to withdraw sanctions or face 'consequences'

Beijing warns of consequences if Washington does not cancel sanctions on Chinese military for purchase from Russia.

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Japan's Shinzo Abe wins ruling party leadership vote

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party vote sets Abe on track to become Japan's longest-serving prime minister.

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North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites

At landmark summit, Kim Jong-un offers an array of moves towards ending nuclear programme - if the US reciprocates.

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New landslide kills 21, buries houses in the Philippines

At least 64 people missing following a landslide near an abandoned quarry site in the central province of Cebu.

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Tit-for-tat: North Korea's troublesome denuclearisation

US insisting on unilateral and complete denuclearisation, but North Korea demands 'simultaneous' action.

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