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Syria rejects report blaming it for April sarin attack: state media

Syria rejects report blaming it for April sarin attack: state media

The Syrian government rejected a report sent to the U.N. Security Council that blamed it for a...

White nationalists stage anti-refugee protests in Tennessee

White nationalists stage anti-refugee protests in Tennessee

About 300 white nationalists and neo-Nazis held back-to-back rallies in two small Tennessee...

UN slams Australia's treatment of refugees

UN slams Australia's treatment of refugees

Australia's treatment of refugees has been slammed as 'disturbing' and 'shocking' by the UN...

Rudd's memoir speaks of Gillard and Latham

Rudd's memoir speaks of Gillard and Latham

Kevin Rudd's new memoir details his agreement with Julia Gillard that he would have two terms...

Claims Wilkinson asked for higher salary

Claims Wilkinson asked for higher salary

Breakfast television star Lisa Wilkinson's shock defection from Nine's Today show to Network...

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Japan to go to the polls next month after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap election

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves outside the G7 ceremony in 2017.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced he plans to dissolve parliament this Thursday and take the country to the polls next month.

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Philippines Pres. prepared to kill his son

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has told the country's police to kill his son if allegations he is involved in drug trafficking with a Chinese triad are proved, saying officers carrying out the sentence will not be prosecuted.

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North Korea's missile testing prompts flurry of military drills as US and others show force

US and South Korean fighter jets drop bombs over the Korean peninsula during joint drills.

The United States military has staged bombing drills along with South Korea over the Korean peninsula, as Russia and China carried out naval exercises ahead of Tuesday's meeting at the UN General Assembly where the issue of North Korea is likely to loom large.

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Rohingya refugees: Was Aung San Suu Kyi's speech too little, too late?

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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's speech to the nation about the humanitarian plight of the Rohingya people is too little too late for those in the international community who have repeatedly demanded shespeak up for the rights of the Muslim minority.

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Indonesia's largest ever drug seizure made as police shoot dead Taiwanese national

A large group of plain-clothes Indonesian police stand around a pile of bags of drugs.

Indonesian police have made the largest ever seizure of the drug crystal methamphetamine in the nation's history.

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Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek U.S. support in city siege

 

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President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday he did not seek support from Washington to end the siege of a southern Philippines town by Islamist militants, a day after the United States said it was providing assistance at the request of the government.

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