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Image source Wikimedia Australia’s PM Scott Morrison has promised to stop religious schools from rejecting gay students. The prime minister said new legislation would "make...

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Image source Wikimedia Macedonia's referendum on changing its name to North Macedonia has failed to reach the required turnout. Preliminary results show that just over...

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Image source Pixabay A 7.5-magnitude earthquake has triggered a strong tsunami after hitting Indonesia’s coastal city of Palu, officials say. Waves of up to 6.6ft...

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Image source Wikimedia Typhoon Mangkhut hit the Philippines’ main island on September 15 killing at least 25 people. Extensive crop damage is feared in the...

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China's major ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing has suspended its carpool service after police said a driver raped and killed a female passenger. A Didi Chuxing...

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Two women who killed Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, will go on trial, after a judge said evidence suggested...

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Image source Wikimedia At least 98 people died and some 10,000 have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok following a powerful 6.9...

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Imran Khan is on course to become Pakistan’s new prime minister, early results from the country’s election suggest. With nearly half the votes counted from...

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Japan's authorities have declared a heat wave sweeping the country a natural disaster, with at least 65 deaths recorded in the past week. The country’s...

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The Chinese economy grew at an annual pace of 6.7%  in Q2 of 2018, official data showed, meeting forecasts for the period. The data marked...

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Qin Yongmin, one of China's highest-profile democracy campaigners, has been sentenced to 13 years in jail for "subversion of state power". The 64-year-old has already...

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More than 100 people are believed to be dead after record rainfall caused flooding and landslides in western Japan, a government spokesman says. Dozens more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is visiting China for two days, just a week after meeting President Donald Trump. Kim Jong-un will most probably discuss...

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King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand has been granted full, personal ownership of royal assets thought to be worth at least $30 billion. Following a change...

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President Donald Trump has praised his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were "tremendous". The agreement includes...

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Several American officials have been removed from China over fears they have contracted the same mysterious illness that affected staff in Cuba. The US employees,...

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President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meeting will take place at the five-star Capella Hotel on the Singaporean island of Sentosa,...

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General Kim Yong-chol, one of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's most senior officials, is thought to be travelling to the US, as preparations for...

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North Korea has destroyed tunnels at its only nuclear test site, foreign reporters at the Punggye-ri site in the north-east confirmed. In a move to...

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North Korea has threatened to pull out of a summit with President Donald Trump if the US insists it gives up its nuclear weapons. The...

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According to Malaysian immigration official, former PM Najib Razak has been banned from leaving the country. The ban comes after Najib Razak said that he...

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President Donald Trump has announced he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June. The president tweeted: "We will both try...

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a second surprise visit to North Korea, with speculation growing that he will bring home three jailed...

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The South Korean president's office has announced that North Korea's nuclear test site will close in May. Presidential spokesman Yoon Young-chan said the closure of...

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Kim Jong-un has become the first North Korean leader to set foot in South Korea since the end of the Korean War in 1953. In...