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Manus detainee Hamid Khazaei death 'preventable': Australia court

'Clinical errors' and 'failures in communication' preceded the death of 24-year-old Hamid Khazaei, a coroner ruled.

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Laos struggles to find missing after dam collapse

Thousands are also displaced in Cambodia as the cause of the dam's collapse remains a mystery.

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Philippine Muslims hope new law brings 'dream of peace'

About 150,000 people have been killed in the Muslim-dominated south since the 1970s - one of Asia's longest conflicts.

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Powerful quake kills 14 on Indonesia's Lombok island

More than 160 injured as early morning tremor was followed by two strong secondary quakes and more than 60 aftershocks.

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Vietnam: Why Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030

The city had the second worst air pollution in the region in 2016.

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Cambodia's Hun Sen set for re-election in largely unopposed poll

Ruling Cambodian People's Party expected to sweep vote as banned main opposition party calls for boycott of 'sham' poll.

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Thick mud hampers Laos flood rescue with many missing

Exact number of dead and missing from Monday's dam collapse remains a mystery because of rescue operation's complexity.

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North Korea returns remains of US soldiers

Repatriation honours agreement reached at a landmark summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in June.

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Typhoon Jongdari expected to batter Japan

Hard on the heels of a record heatwave, Typhoon Jongdari remains on course to hit Japan's mainland.

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China: Blast outside US embassy in Beijing triggers panic

Beijing police say a 26-year-old man from China's Inner Mongolia region is suspected of triggering the blast.

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