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North Korea flooding kills 133, displaces 107,000: U.N.

North Korea flooding kills 133, displaces 107,000: U.N. Mon, 12 Sep, 2016

Flooding from heavy rain in North Korea has killed 133 people in its northeast while 395 are missing, with many homes and critical infrastructure destroyed, a U.N. agency said on Monday.
US, Japan scramble for 'strongest' sanctions against NKorea

US, Japan scramble for 'strongest' sanctions against NKorea Sun, 11 Sep, 2016

Washington and Tokyo are seeking "the strongest possible" measures against North Korea after its latest and most powerful nuclear test, a top US envoy said on Sunday.
North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test

North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test Fri, 09 Sep, 2016

North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, setting off a blast that was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile.
Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling

Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

US President Barack Obama warned Beijing Thursday it could not ignore a tribunal's ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the South China Sea, driving tensions higher in a territorial row that threatens regional security.
Obama meets Duterte after 'whore' slur

Obama meets Duterte after 'whore' slur Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

Barack Obama met briefly with Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, their two governments said, days after the firebrand politician branded the US president a "son of a whore".
Obama cancels Duterte showdown over 'whore' slur

Obama cancels Duterte showdown over 'whore' slur Tue, 06 Sep, 2016

US President Barack Obama cancelled a meeting at a regional summit on Tuesday with foul-mouthed Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte after being branded a "son of a whore".
China ratifies Paris climate pact, US tipped to follow

China ratifies Paris climate pact, US tipped to follow Sat, 03 Sep, 2016

China ratified the Paris climate change accord on Saturday, with the US expected to do so later in a joint stand against global warming by the world's two biggest polluters.
Islamic militants blamed for deadly Philippine blast

Islamic militants blamed for deadly Philippine blast Sat, 03 Sep, 2016

Philippine authorities on Saturday blamed a notorious group of Islamic militants for the bombing of a night market in President Rodrigo Duterte's home town that killed at least 14 people.
Uzbekistan buries late strongman Karimov

Uzbekistan buries late strongman Karimov Sat, 03 Sep, 2016

Uzbekistan bade farewell to President Islam Karimov at a high-security funeral on Saturday, after his death plunged the country into the greatest period of uncertainty in its post-Soviet history with no clear successor to the iron-fisted ruler.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov dies at 78

Uzbek President Islam Karimov dies at 78 Fri, 02 Sep, 2016

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has died aged 78 after suffering a stroke, three diplomatic sources told Reuters, leaving no obvious successor to take over the Central Asian nation.
Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb

Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb Tue, 30 Aug, 2016

 A suspected suicide car bomber rammed the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the attacker and wounding at least three other people, officials said.
Powerful quake hits Myanmar, damaging famed Bagan temples

Powerful quake hits Myanmar, damaging famed Bagan temples Wed, 24 Aug, 2016

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least one person and damaging around 60 pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan, officials said.
British woman killed, man hurt in stabbings in Australia

British woman killed, man hurt in stabbings in Australia Wed, 24 Aug, 2016

A young British woman was killed and a British man critically hurt after a Frenchman allegedly stabbed three people while saying "Allahu Akbar" at an Australian backpacker's hostel, police said Wednesday.
North Korea launches ballistic missile from submarine

North Korea launches ballistic missile from submarine Tue, 23 Aug, 2016

North Korea test-fired a submarine–launched ballistic missile on Wednesday, days after threatening a nuclear strike in retaliation at the start of large-scale South Korea-US military exercises.
Over 1,900 killed in 'chilling' Philippines war on drugs

Over 1,900 killed in 'chilling' Philippines war on drugs Tue, 23 Aug, 2016

More than 1,900 people, or about 36 per day, have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte came to office seven weeks ago, the country's national police chief said on Tuesday.

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