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Nth Korea has no fear of US sanctions move
North Korea says current sanctions against the country are inhumane, but moves by Donald Trump to stiffen the measures are not a concern.


Nine police killed in northern Afghanistan
The Taliban have captured a key district in southern Helmand province while in Afghanistan's north nine policemen have been killed.


Aust man sentenced over Thai jet ski death
An Australian man charged with the death of his girlfriend in a jet-ski collision off Phuket, has been given a suspended jail sentence.


Aust man sentenced over jet ski death
An Australian man charged with the death of his girlfriend in a jet-ski collision off Phuket, has been given a suspended jail sentence.


Duterte threatens to hang EU members
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will hang European Union members who pressure his country on death penalty reform.


Sunken SKorean ferry raised from ocean
A ferry which sank off the coast of South Korea in 2014, taking more than 300 people with it, has been raised from the ocean floor.


Japan suicide rate continues to drop
The suicide rate in Japan has dropped for a seventh consecutive year, but the figure remains relatively high compared to other countries, experts say.


AgBank suspends Myanmar rebels' account
Rebels fighting government troops in Myanmar can no longer receive donations into accounts held with a Chinese bank.


Five S.Koreans injured in London attack
Five South Koreans were among those injured when a car mowed down pedestrians in a terror attack near the British parliament.


Aussie bikie arrested in Thailand
An Australian bikie has been arrested on charges of extortion and threatening violence in northern Thailand.


Three years jail sought NZ woman in Bali
Prosecutors have sought a three-year jail term for a New Zealand woman arrested in Bali on drugs charges.


Three years jail sought NZ woman in Bali
Prosecutors have sought a three-year jail term for a New Zealand woman arrested in Bali on drugs charges.


Park goes home after 14-hour interrogation
Impeached South Korean president Park Geun-hye has answered prosecutors' questions for 14 hours in a bribery scandal investigation.


Air traffic controller found sleeping
An air traffic controller in Vietnam has been suspended after he was found sleeping on the job.


Guterres wins East Timor election
East Timor's former parliament chief Francisco 'Lu-Olo' Guterres has won the country's presidential election.


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