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Western Australia has its wettest, and driest, winter in years

Australia has an historic drought and some record-breaking cereal-growing weather, at the same time.

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US to continue military drills with South Korea: Mattis

US last week cancelled a meeting with North Korea, citing insufficient progress on denuclearisation.

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Earthquake sends small waves to South Pacific islands

Warning for possible tsunami waves as tall as a metre above tide level along coasts of Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu.

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East Asia faces more flood threats

Summer rains in Japan and the Koreas have been significant and haven't yet ceased.

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Philippines: Duterte faces new ICC complaint over 'drug' killings

Activists and families of eight victims of the 'war on drugs' filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court.

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Overthrown Australian PM Turnbull set to quit parliament

Turnbull's move could lose Australian government the one-seat majority in parliament.

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China slams 'irresponsible' Trump for North Korea claim

US president postponed Pompeo's planned trip to Pyongyang and blamed China for stalling efforts to disarm North Korea.

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China: At least 19 killed in fire at resort hotel in Harbin

Firefighters found 16 people dead and three more died at a hospital, where another 18 were treated for injuries.

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Malaysian financier Jho Low charged over massive 1MDB scandal

Issuance of arrest warrants against Low and his father is seen as a key step in extraditing fugitive businessman.

Malaysian financier Jho Low

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Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to 555

More than 1,300 people were injured on Lombok island in the major quake and 353,000 are now internally displaced.

Read more: Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to 555

   

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