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UN's Guterres: Rohingya face 'unimaginable' atrocities

United Nations secretary-general says as many as 200,000 Rohingya need to be relocated due to monsoon rain threat.

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Typhoon Prapiroon strengthens as it heads towards South Korea

Storm is expected to bring strong winds and heavy rain as it makes it way towards South Korea and Japan's Kyushu island.

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Philippine Mayor Antonio Halili assassinated during ceremony

Mayor Halili led a controversial campaign parading drug suspects in his city, but is also accused of drug links himself.

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Cambodian PM's son gets military roles amid human rights concerns

Move seen by rights groups as a bid to undermine democracy and to entrench the PM's power before this month's polls.

Hun Manet, right

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Thai divers advance through cave in search of missing boys

Navy divers navigate through dark, flooded passages in hopes of reaching trapped football team eight days into search.

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North Korea upped uranium enrichment in recent months: US report

US officials say North Korea has continued to enrich uranium and is trying to deceive the US to win concessions.

Kim, Trump

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Bali reopens airport after volcano eruption grounded flights

The early morning closure sparked the cancellation of more than 300 flights, affecting nearly 27,000 passengers.

Bali

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No end in sight as heatwave grips Tokyo

Temperature in Japan's capital is expected to remain high, with a forecast of at least 31C through middle of next week.

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Malaysia to withdraw troops stationed in Saudi Arabia

Malaysia's Defence Minister Mohammed Sabu says new government's decision reflects country's neutrality in the region.

Mohammed Sabu

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China says it will not 'concede an inch' of disputed territories

President Xi Jinping tells US Secretary of Defense James Mattis that Beijing will guard its sovereignty.

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