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#Australia unveils cockpit rules after #Germanwings crash

After suspected pilot suicide killed 150 in France, Australian deputy PM says two people must always be in the cockpit.

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Small tsunami follows powerful Papua New Guinea quake

No reports of damage or injuries in the South Pacific nation after tsunami triggered by 7.7-magnitude earthquake.

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Solar-powered plane continues flight around the world

Solar Impulse 2 takes off in Myanmar and heads to China, the fifth flight of a journey to circumnavigate the globe.

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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Powerful earthquake hits off northeastern coastal town of Rabaul, with a tsunami warning issued shortly after.

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Singaporeans pay last respects to Lee Kuan Yew

Tens of thousands line streets to witness elaborate state funeral for country's first PM and founding father.

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A cold start to autumn for southeast #Australia

A Victorian chill sets in as parts of the region record their lowest March temperatures in nearly 20 years.

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#Thailand to continue keeping 17 'Uighurs' in custody

Court says that suspected Uighur Muslims claimed by Turkey and China to remain in custody pending ruling on nationality.

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Sri Lanka seeks improved relations with #China

President Sirisena's visit to Beijing reaffirms longstanding ties with the country just weeks after trip to rival India.

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Thai prime minister threatens to 'execute' journalists

Prayuth Chan-ocha lashes out at reporters, urging them to write in a way that bolsters national reconciliation.

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#China executes Uighurs convicted of mass stabbing

The three men were accused of taking part in attack that killed 31 people at train station in Kunming last year.

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