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Myanmar: UN probe 'can only aggravate' Rakhine tension

Aung San Suu Kyi's security adviser dismisses UN investigation into alleged rape and killings of Rohingya Muslims.

Rakhine state

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Filipino Muslim rebels pin hope on new peace deal

Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels back new draft law establishing a more powerful autonomous region in Mindanao.

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South Korea offers direct talks with the North

South Korea has proposed talks with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume family reunions.

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Boost for military's powers in 'terrorist incidents'

Prime minister unveils proposed changes to laws in wake of recent attacks, including the deadly 2014 siege in Sydney.

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Telegram blocks 'terror' content after Indonesia threat

Encrypted messaging service Telegram bows to pressure after ministry warning of ban on app used by suspected fighters.

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Thousands march in Hong Kong to remember Liu Xiaobo

The pro-democracy Chinese dissident died on Thursday while serving an 11-year prison sentence.

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Duterte draws criticism for 'Miss Universe' rape joke

Philippine president makes quip before Filipino diplomats, the latest in a string of incidents critics call sexist.

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Body of China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo cremated

Liu died from multiple organ failure on Thursday, having not been allowed to leave the country for cancer treatment.

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

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Telegram app 'full of terrorist propaganda' blocked

Indonesia says armed groups use Telegram's channels for recruitment and to spread methods for carrying out attacks.

Telegram app

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Philippine ex-president faces charges over botched raid

Benigno Aquino to face criminal charges for botched anti-terrorism operation that left 44 police officers dead in 2015.

Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino

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Liu Xiaobo's widow reappears in YouTube video

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Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17, killed in drug crackdown

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North Korea 'fails' South's Moon after 100 days

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80 killed after escalation in Philippines war on drugs

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Thousands ill in Vietnam dengue outbreak

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Moon Jae-in: There will not be war on Korean Peninsula

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Liu Xia resurfaces for the first time since her husband Liu Xiaobo's funeral amid concerns about her fate.

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