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North Korea threatens 'unimaginable strike' on US ship

State news agency describes USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier as a prime 'target' as it carries out war games.

USS Ronald Reagan

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China's Xi vows to carry on anti-corruption crusade

President sets out his vision as he addresses more than 2,000 delegates in Beijing's cavernous Great Hall of the People.

19th National Congres

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US knew of Indonesian anti-communist massacre

Recently released US documents show US government was aware of mass killing of communists in 1965-66 after Suharto coup.

Suharto

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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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