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North Korea: Nuclear war may break out at 'any moment'

Pyongyang's deputy UN ambassador says his country is aware of a 'secret operation' to remove the North's leadership.

Trump and Kim Jong-un

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Floods and landslides kill 37; 40 missing in Vietnam

Casualties include four families whose houses were buried in a landslide early Thursday while they were sleeping.

Floods and landslides

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Duterte: Drug war shift to satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

President launches into curse-laden tirade at foreign critics of a campaign that has killed thousands of Filipinos.

Rodrigo Duterte

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Thai military ruler pledges elections in November 2018

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha announces elections after repeatedly delaying them since taking power in a coup.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha

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North Korean leader promotes sister Kim Yo-jong

Kim Jong-un announces changes at line-up of powerful Workers Party's Politburo as he reaffirms N Korea's nuclear drive.

Kim Yo-jong

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Cambodia moves to dissolve opposition party CNRP

Interior ministry files lawsuit asking CNRP be dissolved on ground that it was involved in plot to topple government.

CNRP supporters

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Philippines' top diplomat defends Duterte's drug war

Alan Cayetano says all those killed in drug raids were criminals, despite evidence disproving his claim.

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Chemist: VX byproduct on Kim murder suspect's shirt

Testimony provides first evidence linking VX to suspects accused of smearing nerve agent on Kim Jong-nam's face.

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong (L) and Indonesian Siti Aisyah

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Tidal waves hit Haining, China

World’s largest tidal bore sweeps down the Qiantang River.

Qiantang River

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Two women plead not guilty to killing Kim Jong-nam

Trial begins in Malaysia for women who wiped deadly nerve agent VX on North Korean leader's half-brother.

Kim Jong-nam

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Kai-Tak, a major flood risk to the Visayas Islands of central Philippines, threatening two more days of rain.

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