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Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar. Dramatic images showed vast areas of farmland completely submerged in muddy waters stretching to the horizon, with only the rooftops of some houses visible.
Floods force thousands from homes in Myanmar

Floods force thousands from homes in Myanmar Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Floodwaters have forced thousands from their homes in southeast Myanmar, local police said Friday, as authorities and volunteers scrambled to provide food and aid to the victims.
North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out

North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

In mist-covered hills, North Korean soldiers, sailors and civilians gathered Friday at a heroes' cemetery to commemorate their brothers in arms on the anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea'

Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea' Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia would help with North Korea and offered an enthusiastic update on the U.S. process of negotiating with the antagonistic Asian nation over nuclear weapons.
Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

 Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who were rescued by divers after being trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks spoke publicly Wednesday of their incredible ordeal.
Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

 Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who were rescued by divers after being trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks spoke publicly Wednesday of their incredible ordeal.
Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave Sun, 08 Jul, 2018

Four boys among a group of 13 trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than a fortnight were rescued on Sunday after surviving a treacherous escape, raising hopes elite divers would also save the others soon.
Conditions 'perfect' for evacuation of Thai boys in cave

Conditions 'perfect' for evacuation of Thai boys in cave Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

Conditions are "perfect" to evacuate a young football team from a flooded Thai cave in the coming days before fresh rains and a possible rise in carbon dioxide further imperil the group, the rescue mission chief said Saturday.
At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

At least 47 people were missing and five were in a critical condition as torrential rain that has killed 27 people pounds western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million people evacuated from their homes.
New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern gives birth to baby girl

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern gives birth to baby girl Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.
Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’

Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’ Tue, 12 Jun, 2018

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their historic meeting with a Singapore by signing a joint statement. The document promised “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” without detailing exactly what that would entail.
Historic summit due for Trump and Kim

Historic summit due for Trump and Kim Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump meet on Tuesday for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US President calling it a "one time shot" at peace.
North Korea's Kim in Singapore for historic Trump summit

North Korea's Kim in Singapore for historic Trump summit Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore Sunday for an unprecedented summit with Donald Trump, with his nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president calling it a "one-time shot" at peace.
Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman on lips

Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman on lips Mon, 04 Jun, 2018

A kiss by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on a Filipino woman's lips while on an official visit in South Korea sparked anger and jokes on Monday, as feminists denounced what they called his "perverted way" of taunting his female critics.
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