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UN chief: Time to 'dial down rhetoric' on North Korea

Antonio Guterres urges to "dial up diplomacy" to resolve the crisis, and said he was available to help broker talks.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

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Amnesty sounds alarm as Indonesia slays drug suspects

As police kill 60 people in 2016 compared to 18 last year, group says country could be following Philippines' footsteps.

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Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in one day

Police slaughter dozens of suspected drug dealers and arrest more than 100 in raids near the capital, Manila.

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China tells US, North Korea to 'hit brakes' on threats

China wants US to halt military exercises on the Korean Peninsula in exchange for North Korea suspending nuclear tests.

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Duterte lauds bloody drug raids in Bulacan state

Philippine president showers praise on police, which killed 32 suspects in the bloodiest drug raids near capital Manila.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

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Australia's CSIRO believes it can locate missing MH370

Scientists say analysis of new satellite imagery offers clues on where missing Malaysian airliner may have crashed.

MH370

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North Korea's leader holds fire on Guam missile launch

Kim Jong-un said he will watch the actions of the US before deciding whether to launch missiles towards Guam.

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Witness in Indonesia corruption case commits suicide

Johannes Marliem told a witness protection agency he was worried about his safety weeks before his death in Los Angeles.

The Corruption Eradication Commission

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Australia deputy PM's job at risk over dual citizenship

Barnaby Joyce's New Zealand citizenship could force him out of job and cost coalition government its majority of one.

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Philippine military kills Abu Sayyaf commander

Badong Muktadil was accused of highjacking a Vietnamese vessel, kidnapping, and murder on the sea border with Malaysia.

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