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North Korea denounces American 'nuclear strike drill'

Stealth bomber mission over South Korea shows the US is 'seeking to ignite a nuclear war', official news agency says.

B1-B Lancer bombers

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North Korea: Nuclear deterrent prevents US invasion

As three aircraft carrier strike groups head towards the Korean Peninsula, state media denounces US 'muscle-flexing'.

USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier

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Philippines: Indonesian ISIL fighter arrested in Marawi

Muhammad Ilham Syaputra, who claimed to have played a role in an attack in Indonesia, fought with ISIL-linked attackers.

Marawi

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Singapore bans Mufti Menk from entering country

Accused of promoting religious discord, renowned Islamic preacher has been barred from attending cruise.

Mufti Ismail Menk

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Why is the Manus detention centre being closed?

Over 600 refugees are being detained on the tiny island of Manus. The detention centre will close next week. What now?

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'Massive military response' if N Korea fires nukes: US

Defence Secretary James Mattis warns Kim Jong-un's regime 'many military options' in play if it launches an attack.

Mattis, right, and South Korean Defence Minister Song Young-moo

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Barnaby Joyce has so far resisted calls to quit his seat and cabinet spot, including a call by the Senate to resign.

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