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First refugees held on Manus Island leave for US

Hundreds of asylum seekers not part of resettlement deal ask Australian government 'what happens to those left behind'.

Manus Island

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Gunman opens fire near Duterte's Manila residence

Security unit confirmed one unidentified officer was shot dead in the Malacanang Park shooting incident.

Rodrigo Duterte

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Pyongyang: All options on the table for leadership

Ri Yong-ho, foreign minister, says 'declaration of war' means all options will be on the table for country's leadership.

North Korea

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Japan's PM calls snap election

Shinzo Abe says he will dissolve the lower house of parliament and call elections in October.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Mass rally in Pyongyang after war of words at UN

Thousands take to the streets in North Korean capital, as insults continue to fly between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.

Mass rally in Pyongyang

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Trump insults make rocket attack 'inevitable': N Korea

Remarks by Pyongyang's foreign minister come hours after US flies bomber jets near North Korea's coast in show of force.

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US bombers fly close to North Korea in show of force

Pentagon says the flight was aimed at demonstrating Washington's military options available to 'defeat any threat'.

trump-kim

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China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

New sanctions by Beijing, a close ally of Pyongyang, also include an import ban on textile products from North Korea.

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Nuclear watchdog: North Korea tremors unlikely man-made

Earthquakes detected in North Korea were probably not caused by explosions, CTBTO says.

South Koreans watch a television news

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New Zealand election ends in stalemate

Coalition government to be formed after ruling National Party wins most seats, but falls short of a clear-cut majority.

Jacinda Ardern

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