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Cambodia Supreme Court dissolves opposition CNRP party

The country's top court outlaws the main opposition party CNRP for fostering dissent with the help of foreign countries.

A foreign Buddhist monk

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Rodrigo Duterte: War with N Korea would 'end humanity'

Military confrontation with the communist nation would lead to a 'nuclear holocaust', President Rodrigo Duterte warns.

Rodrigo Duterte

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North Korean soldier shot by comrades while defecting

South Korean troops find wounded North Korean on their side of the heavily fortified demilitarised zone.

North Korean soldiers watch

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ASEAN and China to start talks over disputed waters

After years of diplomatic wrangling, 10-nation bloc to start work with Beijing on South China Sea 'code of conduct'.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

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Religious freedom law sought for gay marriage opponents

St Paul's Cathedral

With Australia's same-sex marriage poll results due this week, conservatives are asking for protections for parents, school teachers and businesses which continue to defend a "traditional understanding of marriage".

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Protesters in Manila call for 'banning' Trump

Protesters carried placards that read "Trump Go Home" and "Ban Trump #1 terrorist".

Protesters are hosed with water cannon

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US-S Korea launch major war drills as N Korea looks on

'Unprecedented show of force' aims to warn North Korea against launching any attack on the US or its allies.

USS Ronald Reagan

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North Korea: Fog keeps Trump from DMZ between Koreas

Donald Trump

After months of fiery rhetoric and rising tensions, US President Donald Trump’s secret attempt to personally face off with North Korea across the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) on Wednesday was defeated by fog and mist.

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Criminal case filed against Aquino over Mamasapano raid

Ex-Philippine president charged with fraud and usurpation of authority for approving operation that left 44 police dead.

Benigno Aquino

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North Korea, trade top Trump's agenda in China

Despite Donald Trump's love of walls, his visit with Chinese President Xi Jinping is not expected to include a tour of the Great Wall, instead focusing on North Korea and US-China trade deals.

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