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Australia courts ASEAN amid human rights controversies

Leadership accused of making 'moral compromises' in dealing with leaders of Southeast Asia at Sydney summit.

ASEAN

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Bushfires rage across parts of southeast Australia

Homes destroyed and thousands lose power as blazes tear across New South Wales and Victoria.

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Tropical Cyclone Marcus slams parts of Australia

After leaving thousands without power in Darwin, the storm heads across the Western state.

Tropical Cyclone Marcus

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Bali observes 'Day of Silence', amid complaints over internet cut

Nyepi began at 6am, emptying streets and beaches for 24 hours, except for special patrols to ensure silence is observed.

Bali

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Lawyers in Australia seek to prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi

Rights lawyers accuse the de facto Myanmar leader of 'crimes against humanity' over Rohingya treatment.

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Amnesty blasts Aceh's plan to introduce beheading for murderers

Authorities in the conservative province say beheading would deter future killers from committing murders.

Amnesty blasts Aceh

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Philippines' first female chief justice defiant, will not resign

Lourdes Sereno, who is facing impeachment complaint, says she will not resign despite calls by allies of the president.

Lourdes Sereno

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How IT helps preserve Indonesia's wildlife

Conservationists are using a slew of information technology solutions to identify illegal trafficking.

Sumatran tiger

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Japan tsunami anniversary: PM Shinzo Abe pledges to rebuild

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says government will continue rebuilding homes in regions still affected by 2011 disaster.

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Survivors recall the My Lai massacre

One of the most infamous moments in American military history.

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