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China's retaliatory tariffs to hit US lobsters, soybeans

China says it 'doesn't want a trade war', but must 'fight back' after US slaps tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports.

US lobsters

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Malaysia's ex-PM Najib may face charges over 1MDB: reports

The former PM could be charged with money laundering and misappropriation of property, Reuters reports.

Najib

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China to retaliate after US imposes tariffs on $50bn in imports

Beijing says they will impose measures 'of the same scale and strength' after Washington announces tariffs.

Beijing

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Iranian refugee dies of apparent suicide in Nauru camp

This is the twelfth person to die while being held in the two offshore detention centres Australia sends refugees to.

Nauru camp

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US forces in South Korea 'not subject' to US-North Korea talks

South Korean and Japanese officials react to Trump's decision, as analysts warn of weakened US alliance in the region.

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Pompeo: No sanctions relief for N Korea until denuclearisation

US top diplomat pushes back at Pyongyang's claim that it would get concessions from Trump during 'step-by-step' process.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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Trump: North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat

Trump says Singapore meeting was very interesting and that North Korea has great potential for the future.

Kim Jong Un

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Malaysia's top two judges resign amid purge of senior officials

Central bank Governor Muhammad bin Ibrahim also resigned last week, just two years into his five-year term.

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Full text: Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump's joint statement

Read the full joint statement signed by Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un at historic summit.

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Trump-Kim Singapore summit: All the latest updates

Live updates: North Korean leader and US president meet at landmark summit in Singapore.

Trump and Kim shake hands

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