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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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Evidence 'shoddy' in Kim Jong-un half-brother murder trial

Defence lawyers claim evidence is too weak to convict two women facing the death penalty for the airport poisoning.

Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong

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North Korea 'continues its nuclear research activities'

Nuclear monitoring website, 38 North, says Pyongyang continues 'improvements to the infrastructure' at Yongbyon.

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Bags of cash, jewellery seized in Najib raid worth $273m

Police say they will soon summon ex-prime minister and his wife, Rosmah for more questioning.

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General involved in Rohingya crackdown fired after EU sanctions

Major General Maung Maung Soe, who is already under US sanctions, led the brutal military offensive against Rohingya.

Rohingya

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ICC gives Myanmar deadline over Rohingya case jurisdiction

ICC gives Myanmar until July 27 to respond to a request on whether it should exercise jurisdiction over alleged crimes.

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Two Koreas agree on dates for family reunions

The planned reunion in August will be the first such event since 2015.

Two Koreas

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