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US bombers fly close to North Korea in show of force

Pentagon says the flight was aimed at demonstrating Washington's military options available to 'defeat any threat'.

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China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

New sanctions by Beijing, a close ally of Pyongyang, also include an import ban on textile products from North Korea.

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Nuclear watchdog: North Korea tremors unlikely man-made

Earthquakes detected in North Korea were probably not caused by explosions, CTBTO says.

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New Zealand election ends in stalemate

Coalition government to be formed after ruling National Party wins most seats, but falls short of a clear-cut majority.

Jacinda Ardern

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Pyongyang threatens H-bomb test over Pacific Ocean

Warning termed 'totally unacceptable' by Japan even as Kim Jong-un vows to make 'mentally deranged' Trump pay dearly.

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Kim Jong-un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly'

Kim Jong-un responds to US president's 'totally destroy' threat by calling Donald Trump a 'rogue and a gangster'.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

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Thousands of Filipinos slam Duterte's drug war

Demonstrators denounce president's 'drug war' as they mark 45 years since the declaration of martial law in Philippines.

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Ri Yong-ho calls Donald Trump threat a 'dog's bark'

Foreign minister dismisses US president's threat to 'totally destroy' his country, saying Trump had a 'dog dream'.

Kim Jong-un visits a fruit orchard

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Suu Kyi 'burying head in sand' over Rohingya crisis

Refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's claim that Rohingya are safe in Myanmar, as Amnesty accuses her of victim blaming.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea

South Korea and the US also stage exercises in the Korean Peninsula, conducting a joint bombing drill.

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