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Flooding returns to southern Queensland, Australia

This multi-day deluge has led to overflowing rivers near to and west of Bundaberg.

Queensland, Australia

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Qatar's leader denounces 'unjust siege'

Qatar ready for dialogue over Gulf blockade because 'we are all brothers' and 'no one will win', emir says.

Al Thani inspects an honour guard

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Duterte: Marawi 'liberated' from ISIL-linked fighters

Philippine president says 'rehabilitation' can begin but military general says dozens of fighters battle on.

government troops

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North Korea: Nuclear war may break out at 'any moment'

Pyongyang's deputy UN ambassador says his country is aware of a 'secret operation' to remove the North's leadership.

Trump and Kim Jong-un

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Floods and landslides kill 37; 40 missing in Vietnam

Casualties include four families whose houses were buried in a landslide early Thursday while they were sleeping.

Floods and landslides

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Duterte: Drug war shift to satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

President launches into curse-laden tirade at foreign critics of a campaign that has killed thousands of Filipinos.

Rodrigo Duterte

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Thai military ruler pledges elections in November 2018

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha announces elections after repeatedly delaying them since taking power in a coup.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha

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North Korean leader promotes sister Kim Yo-jong

Kim Jong-un announces changes at line-up of powerful Workers Party's Politburo as he reaffirms N Korea's nuclear drive.

Kim Yo-jong

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Cambodia moves to dissolve opposition party CNRP

Interior ministry files lawsuit asking CNRP be dissolved on ground that it was involved in plot to topple government.

CNRP supporters

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Philippines' top diplomat defends Duterte's drug war

Alan Cayetano says all those killed in drug raids were criminals, despite evidence disproving his claim.

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

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