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Thailand: Protesters demand national elections

Elections to restore democracy have been postponed several times with by PM Chan-ocha, following a coup in 2014.

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Filipinos protest China's build up in disputed sea

Protesters demand end to China's activities in the South China Sea after reports of its structural expansion on islands.

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North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

Rare invitation is received with caution by Seoul as it seeks dialogue between the US and North Korea.

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Hong Kong bus crash kills 18 and injures scores

Pictures from the scene show rescue workers cutting open the roof of the vehicle to reach the casualties inside.

Hong Kong bus crash

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Kim's sister in South Korea on landmark Olympic visit

North Korean delegation lands at Incheon airport before the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Kim Yo Jong

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North Korea stages military parade on eve of Olympics

Low profile annual affair in Pyongyang as North gets ready to march under one flag with South Korea at Winter Olympics.

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Kim Jong-un's sister to attend Pyeongchang Olympics

Kim Yo-jong, who is subject to US unilateral sanctions, will visit South for Olympic's opening ceremony, Seoul says.

Kim Yo-jong

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North Korea: US planning 'bloody nose' first strike

Pyongyang says US hyping the threat of North Korea's nuclear arsenal, much like it did before invading Iraq in 2003.

demonstration against nuclear weapons

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Taiwan quake: Death toll rises, 7 left missing

Death toll from a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit Hualien rises to 10 while rescue workers rush to save survivors.

Taiwan quake

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Four killed in Taiwan building collapse after quake

At least 114 injured after 6.4-magnitude temblor strikes off eastern Taiwan and brings down several buildings.

Rescue workers

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