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Duterte seeks south Philippines martial law extension

Filipino president says longer military rule is necessary in Mindanao region to contain ISIL and communist fighters.

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte

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Jerusalem: Malaysia army 'ready' to play role

Defence minister says the US move on Jerusalem is 'a slap in the face for the entire Muslim world'.

Hishammuddin Hussein

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UN, North Korea agree security situation 'most tense'

UN official calls for diplomatic solution to crisis as tensions prevail after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile test.

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US-South Korea war games start in Korean Peninsula

Large-scale military exercises involve stealth fighter jets and thousands of US and South Korean soldiers.\

Raptor fighter jets

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'Grave provocation': North Korea condemns air-war games

US and South Korea begin four-day air drills with 230 aircraft and 12,000 troops, in a move denounced by Pyongyang.

F-22 Raptor stealth fighters

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Indonesia spawns one cyclone after another

Two tropical cyclones in a week bring fatal flooding to southern Java.

Java

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Russia rejects US call to cut ties with North Korea

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's response to Washington's statement on the need to cut ties with Pyongyang was negative.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

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Trump pledges new 'major sanctions' after NKorea launch

Analysts say new ICBM can fly a distance of 13,000km - potentially giving North Korea the ability to strike any US city.

Kim Jong-un

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North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea has carried out another ballistic missile launch, according to South Korean news agency.

ballistic missile

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Mount Agung eruption imminent on Bali island

Fear of imminent eruption of Mount Agung forces authorities to close island's international airport temporarily.

Mount Agung

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