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US Secretary of State Pompeo to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Mike Pompeo will travel to North Korea on Sunday to push denuclearisation talks forward.

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North and South Korea begin demining the border

The two Koreas remove landmines along their heavily fortified border as part of a deal to ease tensions.

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Japan: Typhoon Trami kills two as it brushes past Tokyo

Typhoon Trami brings heavy rains and strong winds to Tokyo, shutting down public transportation and causing blackouts.

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Indonesia quake and tsunami: Bodies buried in mass grave

Rescuers race against the clock to save those still trapped in the rubble as authorities call for international help.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo

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Scale of Indonesian quake disaster slowly emerges

Nearly 200,000 people displaced and in need of emergency help, while thousands stream out of stricken areas.

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China condemns US for South China Sea operation

Sail-by the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation.

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Indonesia: Tsunami death toll tops 800 amid search for survivors

The death toll from quake-tsunami disaster rises to 832 with officials saying it is likely to increase.

Palu, Central Sulawesi

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Japan: Typhoon Trami heads to mainland after battering Okinawa

Authorities warn of torrential rain as typhoon heads to mainland after lashing southern islands, injuring at least 50.

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China sees AIDS cases surge

A 14 percent increase in HIV victims means almost one million new diagnoses in the world's most populous nation.

HIV/AIDS

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Powerful typhoon Trami pounds southern Japan

Trami causes widespread rain as at least 17 people injured and thousands of homes left without power.

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