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Suu Kyi 'burying head in sand' over Rohingya crisis

Refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's claim that Rohingya are safe in Myanmar, as Amnesty accuses her of victim blaming.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea

South Korea and the US also stage exercises in the Korean Peninsula, conducting a joint bombing drill.

Chinese-Russian naval drills

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N Korea says sanctions will speed up nuclear programme

Pyongyang says latest sanctions will only increase "pace towards the ultimate completion of the state nuclear force".

Kim Jong-un's regime

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Aung San Suu Kyi condemns 'all human rights violations'

In her first comments on Rohingya crisis, Myanmar's leader says she is 'concerned' over Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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Suu Kyi urged to condemn violence against the Rohingya

Hours before she delivers national address, leaders call on Suu Kyi to push for an end to violence in Myanmar's Rakhine.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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'We will kill you all': Rohingya beg for safe passage

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims encircled by hostile Buddhists in Rathedaung township are pleading for a secure way out.

Rohingya refugees

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Malaysia police arrest 7 boys over deadly school fire

Officials believe there was teasing between the pupils and the suspects days before the fire that killed at least 23.

Malaysia police

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Entire Philippine city police force fired over killings

About 1,200 Caloocan city officers will be relieved in batches after some were suspected in the murders of three teens.

Kian Loyd Delos Santos

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Kim Jong-un vows to complete N Korea nuclear programme

KCNA says leader wants 'equilibrium' with US as Washington reiterates it has military options to deal with Pyongyang.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

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North Korea missile test angers Japan, South Korea

Japan PM sees 'no bright future' for North Korea 'on this path' while South Korea leader orders live-fire missile drill.

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