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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...

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Bangladeshi university professor Rezaul Karim Siddique has been hacked to death, in an attack police say is similar to a number of killings of...

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The Indian ministry of culture says it is still wants to reclaim the Koh-i-noor diamond from Britain, despite telling the country’s Supreme Court otherwise. The...

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A North Korean missile test was conducted off the country’s east coast on April 15. However, the launch appears to have failed, the US and...

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The Philippines and US Navy are conducting joint patrols in the South China Sea, US officials announce. The US rarely conducts joint patrols with its...

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More than 350 Chinese officials are to face punishment over a scandal involving the illegal sale of vaccines. According to the Xinhua news agency, 192...

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South Korea is voting to elect a new National Assembly with the governing Saenuri party eager to strengthen its position in parliament. The vote is...

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Japan’s stock markets traded higher on April 12, as the yen continues to weaken. At the end of the day, Nikkei 225 index was up...

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Longest-ever captured python found on a Malaysian building site, has died, officials say. The 26ft-long snake was spotted on April 7 under a fallen tree...

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John Kerry has become the most senior US official to visit the Hiroshima memorial in Japan, which commemorates the world's first atomic bombing. Around 140,000...

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A senior North Korean spy has defected to South Korea, South Korean officials confirm. The officer has not been named, but the defense ministry in...

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A 6.6-earthquake has struck Afghanistan shaking a number of major cities across south-west Asia. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck close...

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At least 100 people have been killed after fireworks sparked an explosion and blaze at a Hindu temple in the Indian state of Kerala,...

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North Korea has announced that it successfully tested an engine designed for an intercontinental ballistic missile. According to the KCNA news agency, the new type...

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Papers leaked from Mossack Fonseca have revealed close relatives of seven current or former Chinese leaders have links to offshore companies. The Panama documents name...

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Two aircrafts collided at Halim Perdanakusuma airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, resulting in a wing bursting into flames. A Batik Air passenger plane was taking off...

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Huge flash floods caused by torrential rain hit northwest Pakistan killing at least 53 people, according to officials. The rain began on April 2 bringing...