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Rodrigo Duterte accused of paying police to kill

Philippine president ran a 'liquidation squad' as mayor of Davao city targeting drug dealers, alleges former policeman.

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Malaysia-North Korea row over Kim Jong-nam escalates

CCTV footage purportedly showing the deadly assault on Kim Jong-un's brother by a woman in Malaysia is also released.

Kim Jong-nam

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Malaysia hunts for four North Korea suspects 'who fled'

Authorities say Interpol aiding search for North Koreans who flew out of Malaysia on same day Kim Jong-nam was killed.

Kim Jong-nam

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Thousands of Thais obstruct search for wanted monk

Followers of Buddhist Dhammakaya Temple defy orders to evacuate premise amid search for monk wanted for corruption.

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Donald Tsang found guilty of corruption

Donald Tsang, who faces up to seven years in prison, is the most senior official to be found guilty in a criminal trial.

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Thousands march against Duterte's war on drugs

Filipino Catholics condemn a 'spreading culture of violence' as the president's anti-drug campaign kills thousands.

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North Korean arrested over Kim Jong-nam's killing

Police make fourth arrest in Malaysia following death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother.

Kim Jong-nam, left

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Kuala Lumpur rally calls for stricter Islamic law

Push to allow Islamic courts to impose more severe punishments fuels fears of growing division in multi-ethnic nation.

Kuala Lumpur rally

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Duterte pressed for details of $44m 'hidden deposit'

Opposition senator releases 'proof' that president and his family did not declare multiple deposits as required by law.

Senator Antonio Trillanes

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Ahok heading for Baswedan run-off in tense Jakarta vote

Incumbent governor to face former education minister in second round of voting in April, according to unofficial counts.

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