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Japan's PM Abe cancels overseas trip after floods kill 114

Flooding and landslides caused by record rains are believed to have killed more than 100 people, with scores missing.

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Myanmar charges Reuters reporters under Official Secrets Act

Court charges two jailed Reuters journalists for obtaining secret state documents, moving case into its trial stage.

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Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates

Rescue operation continues as four members and coach of youth football team remain trapped in northern Thailand cave.

Chiang Rai

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Thai cave boys: Rescue under way of youth football team

Rescue mission begins to evacuate boys and their coach from cave in northern Thailand, after two weeks of being trapped.

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Japan floods: Death toll rises as PM warns of 'race against time'

Rivers burst their banks in Japan, forcing millions from their homes with more rain expected in some areas.

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North Korea lashes out at US, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'

Hours after Mike Pompeo's departure, Pyongyang accuses Washington of making unilateral demands over denuclearisation.

 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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'I love you': Thailand cave boys send letters to their families

Coach of football team apologises to parents for young boys who remain trapped in the complex cave system.

A relative

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Japan: At least 30 killed, dozens missing due to floods

More than 1.6 million ordered to evacuate their homes as torrential rain continues to hit parts of Japan.

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Thai diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows

Death marks the first major setback in mission to rescue the football team.

International divers

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33 dead, tens missing after Thailand boat capsizes off Phuket

Vessel carrying 105 people, including 93 Chinese, sank in rough seas off Phuket.

island of Phuket

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