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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim wins parliamentary by-election

Landslide victory sets the stage for Anwar Ibrahim's eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

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Pope Francis reportedly visiting North Korea in coming months

Legislator suggests pontiff wants to visit the isolated nation soon - the first time a pope will travel to North Korea.

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Indonesia: Landslide kills school children in North Sumatra

At least 27 people killed, including 12 pupils, as mud and debris hit North Sumatra province after heavy downpours.

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UN chief tours disaster-hit Indonesia as World Bank pledges aid

Antonio Guterres offers condolences to victims of Palu, as thousands gather to pray two weeks after the disaster.

Antonio Guterres

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Hong Kong leader refuses to explain journalist visa denial

Financial Times' Asia editor angered authorities by hosting a forum featuring a leader of a pro-independence party.

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Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Government plans to abolish the death penalty for all crimes and halt the 1200 pending executions.

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Taiwan to bolster military in face of China threats

China's 'intimidation and diplomatic pressure' threatening peaceful stability in Taiwan Strait: President Tsai Ing-wen.

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China legalises 're-education camps' in Xinjiang

Centres tasked to teach Mandarin Chinese, legal concepts and vocational training, and carry out 'thought education'.

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Seoul may lift some sanctions against Pyongyang

Deal between rival states calls for creation of buffer zones along the Koreas' land and sea boundaries.

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Cambodia calls EU trade threat 'extreme injustice'

The EU announced Cambodia could lose its special access to European markets over undemocratic practices.

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