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Myanmar's Suu Kyi opens fresh round of peace talks

Delegates seek to revive country's faltering peace process amid some of the worst violence in years.

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Three dead confirmed in Jakarta double bombing

Two explosions strike bus station in Indonesia's capital, killing three police officers and injuring ten other people.

Jakarta bombing

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Duterte declares martial law after Mindanao attack

Emergency declaration follows ongoing attack by about 100 fighters in the southern city of Marawi on Mindanao.

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Jakarta's ex governor Ahok drops blasphemy appeal

Basuki 'Ahok' Purnama withdraws appeal, his family says, but challenge filed by prosecutors is still going ahead.

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Ousted South Korean President Park goes on trial

Park Geun-hye denies all 18 charges against her in first court appearance since impeachment over power abuse scandal.

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Indonesian police detain 141 men over 'gay sex party'

Indonesian police have detained 141 men on suspicion of taking part in a gay sex party and violating pornography laws.

gay sex party

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North Korea: Medium-range missile ready for deployment

North Korean leader approves deployment of solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile and orders it "be rapidly mass-produced".

Medium-range missile

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China 'killed or jailed 18 to 20 US spies' since 2010

A New York Times report details how Chinese government systematically dismantled CIA spying operations in the country.

CIA

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North Korea launches another missile: South Korea

South Korea's defence ministry says unidentified projectile was fired from an area just north of Pyongyang.

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War with North Korea would be tragic: US military chief

Military action on the Korean peninsula would be 'tragic on an unbelievable scale', Pentagon chief James Mattis says.

James Mattis and Joint Chiefs Chairman  Joseph Dunford

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