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North Korea: Kim Jong-un praises nuclear test

North Korea's leader calls last week's test a 'perfect success' and urges further weapons development.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

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US formally requests UN vote on North Korea sanctions

Proposed sanctions over nuclear arms buildup would include oil embargo,assets freeze and punishment of guest workers.

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Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh nears 300,000: UN

Bangladesh braces for new surge after nearly 300,000 Rohingya Muslims flee Myanmar's Rakhine State in last 15 days.

Rohingya are arriving by foot

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Most powerful and deadly quakes of the past 100 years

A look at the deadliest earthquakes that occurred in the past century across the world.

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UN: 270,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh in two weeks

Another UN official says more than 1,000 people, mostly Rohingya Muslims, may have been killed.

Rohingya fled

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US urges Myanmar to give access to Rakhine crisis area

Washington condemns deadly attacks by military and rebels as Aung San Suu Kyi says she's trying to protect 'everybody'.

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Violence could lead to exodus of 300,000 Rohingya: UN

Refugee number could double with 146,000 of the persecuted Muslim minority already fleeing Myanmar's security forces.

Kutupalong refugee camp

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Manases Carpio and Paolo Duterte grilled in drug case

President's son Paolo Duterte and son-in-law Manases Carpio reject allegations of their involvement in drug shipment.

Paolo Duterte, left, and Carpio

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US seeks to freeze assets of North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Draft resolution to UN also urges oil embargo and textile exports ban in response to Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test.

Kim Jong-un

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Philippine army and armed groups join forces in Marawi

Military said that it will not absorb MILF fighters but enlist their help in overcoming ISIL-linked group in Marawi.

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Demonstrators denounce president's 'drug war' as they mark 45 years since the declaration of martial law in Philippines.

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