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Cyclone Debbie lashes Whitsunday Islands, cutting power

High winds and heavy rainfall batter resorts along Great barrier Reef, with some damage reported.

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Malaysia says Kim Jong-nam's body still in Kuala Lumpur

Body of estranged half-brother of North Korean leader has not left the country, health minister says.

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High school students hit by avalanche in Tochigi's Nasu

Mountain-climbing expedition of several local schools in Tochigi prefecture engulfed by avalanche in Nasu ski resort.

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Prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye

Former president accused of bribery, leaking government information, and abuse of power, in scandal brought her down.

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Carrie Lam elected Hong Kong's new chief executive

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's former deputy chief and Beijing's choice, elected as city's new leader, Chinese media report.

Carrie Lam

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US judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

Amos Yee, accused of insulting the island's late leader and religious groups, was jailed for weeks in 2015 and 2016.

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UN to probe alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

UN mission will investigate allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya in Myanmar.

Rohingya in Myanmar

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Sewol disaster: South Korea raises sunken ferry

More than 300 people, most schoolchildren, were killed when the vessel capsized and sunk almost three years ago.

South Korean ferry

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North Korea 'fails' in new missile test: South

South Korean and US officials say they have detected a failed missile launch attempt by North Korea.

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North Korea vows to pursue nuclear arms amid US threat

Pyongyang envoy to UN warns his country is developing 'pre-emptive strike capabilities with nuclear forces'.

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