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Canada deports North Korean asylum seekers

Nearly 2,000 have been sent away since 2013 because the government says they lied on asylum application forms.

North Korean asylum seekers

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China launches anti-poverty drive in restive Xinjiang

Three-year plan aims to bring 400,000 people out of poverty in the region amid concerns of a rise in armed groups.

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Australia's Great Northern Highway underwater again

Kelvin, the category 2 cyclone, brings damaging winds and flooding rain to Western Australia's Cyclone Alley.

Australia's Cyclone Alley

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'Sex affair' rocks Australian government

Barnaby Joyce has so far resisted calls to quit his seat and cabinet spot, including a call by the Senate to resign.

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S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 years for corruption

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye's confidante found guilty of using her ties for personal gain.

Choi Soon-sil

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Happy Chinese New Year! Lunar Year of the Dog begins

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, is widely popular. Here is what we know.

Chinese New Year

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Duterte: Shoot female rebels in their genitals

Rights groups slam Philippine president for the latest in a series of derogatory and demeaning comments about women.

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Tropical storm threatens major flooding in Mindanao

Tropical Storm Sanba churns towards the Philippines bringing torrential rain and the threat of landslides.

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Myanmar: Security forces face 'action' over killings

Rohingya men were hacked with swords or shot dead in the village of Inn Din and the bodies were buried in a mass grave.

Rohingya men

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Cambodia dissident in jail after Thailand deportation

Rights groups condemn Thailand for forcibly returning shoe-throwing critic of Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Sam Sokha

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