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US urges Myanmar to give access to Rakhine crisis area

Washington condemns deadly attacks by military and rebels as Aung San Suu Kyi says she's trying to protect 'everybody'.

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Violence could lead to exodus of 300,000 Rohingya: UN

Refugee number could double with 146,000 of the persecuted Muslim minority already fleeing Myanmar's security forces.

Kutupalong refugee camp

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Manases Carpio and Paolo Duterte grilled in drug case

President's son Paolo Duterte and son-in-law Manases Carpio reject allegations of their involvement in drug shipment.

Paolo Duterte, left, and Carpio

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US seeks to freeze assets of North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Draft resolution to UN also urges oil embargo and textile exports ban in response to Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test.

Kim Jong-un

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Philippine army and armed groups join forces in Marawi

Military said that it will not absorb MILF fighters but enlist their help in overcoming ISIL-linked group in Marawi.

Philippine army

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$56m compensation awarded to Manus Island detainees

Money to benefit over 1,300 refugees who were detained and mistreated on Papua New Guinea's Manus prison island.

Manus Island processing facility

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Myanmar laying landmines on Bangladesh border: reports

Minister denies reports of landmine laying, whose purpose may be to prevent return of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence.

Rohingya have fled

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UN chief calls on Myanmar to end Rohingya violence

Antonio Guterres steps up pressure on authorities, warning of ethnic cleansing against Muslim minority in Rakhine state.

Antonio Guterres

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Cambodia politician Kem Sokha charged with treason

Kem Sokha, arrested on Sunday and charged with 'colluding with foreigners', could face up to 30 years in prison.

Kem Sokha

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North Korea: 'More gift packages' coming for the US

Pyongyang's UN ambassador says its biggest nuclear weapons test yet was a 'gift' addressed to the United States.

North Korea's ambassador to the UN Han Tae-song

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