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President Barack Obama is set to arrive in Hiroshima and become the first serving US president to visit Japan’s city since the 1945 nuclear...

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Three North Korean workers at a state-run restaurant overseas have defected, South Korea has confirmed. According to South Korea's Unification Ministry, the North Koreans had...

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Thailand is set to close the island of Koh Tachai as heavy tourism is negatively affecting natural resources and the environment. Koh Tachai, off Phang...

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India’s PM Narendra Modi has tweeted pictures of his mother's first visit to his official residence in Delhi. Twitter users have praised Narendra Modi’s decision...

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North Korea’s coastguards have detained a Russian yacht in the Sea of Japan, Russia's foreign ministry says. According to Russian reports, the yacht Elfin with...

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Rodrigo "Digong" Duterte has won the Philippine presidential elections, following the withdrawal of his opponents. Although the official result has not yet been declared, main...

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North Korea is holding a huge rally in capital Pyongyang to mark the end of the Workers' Party Congress, the first in 36 years. The...

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Filipinos are voting for a new president and other leaders, with outspoken mayor Rodrigo "Digong" Duterte the favorite to win. Five candidates are running but...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said his country will not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is threatened, state media report. North Korea first...

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A group of three Nobel laureates have said that sanctions imposed on North Korea are hampering health and science and should be eased. They were...

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Kim Jong-un has opened the North Korea’s Workers’ Party congress by praising the country's nuclear achievements. Appearing before thousands of delegates, the North Korean leader...

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Kim Jong-un's younger sister, Kim Yo-jong, is expected to take up an important role in North Korea's core leadership as the secretive country gears...

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The North Korean Workers’ Party is holding its first congress since 1980. Analysts believe the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, will cement his status within...

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Australia stock market traded low on May 2 with the benchmark S&P ASX 200 finishing lower by 0.18% at 5,243 points. Shares in Australia's third...

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Japan stock market has started the week with sharp falls, as a surge in the yen hurt shares in big exporting companies. The Nikkei 225...

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Cambodia’s passenger train services have been restarted on one route after a gap of 14 years. The first service set out on April 30 from...

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Kim Dong-chul, a 62-year-old naturalized US citizen born in South Korea, was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor in April 2016 for spying. Otto...

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US citizen Kim Dong-chul has been sentenced to 10 years of hard labor in North Korea. Kim Dong-chul, who was born in South Korea, was...

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Japan stock market traded low as the yen surged after the Bank of Japan decided against any extra monetary easing. The Bank of Japan (BoJ)...

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North Korea has announced its ruling Workers Party will hold its first congress in 36 years in May. The North Korean Workers Party congress, which...

The man is believed to have been killed by a crocodile in the Northern Territory while swimming in Mary River during a birthday party

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An Australian camper has been attacked by a crocodile inside his tent. Peter Rowsell, 19, described how he woke up to find the crocodile had...

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Sony closed down 6% in April 25 trade after the company announced at the end of the last week that it would postpone its...

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President Barack Obama has rejected North Korea's proposal to halt nuclear tests if the US ceases its annual military exercises with South Korea. On April...

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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong has said his country will suspend its nuclear tests if the US stops its annual military exercises with...

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According to South Korean sources, North Korea appears to have fired a ballistic missile from a submarine off its eastern coast. It is not clear...