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2 Jun
Gunshots and explosions rang out from an entertainment resort in the Philippine capital Manila early on Friday and local media reported armed men were inside the complex. It was in lockdown and the local fire...
2 Jun
Sri Lanka Navy personnel and local residents helped around 20 beached whales back out to sea a day after Cyclone Mora passed over the Indian Ocean island nation. The whales, which beached themselves repeatedly...
2 Jun
The incident of the gunman who burst into the Resorts World Manila casino early on Friday, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, was not "an act of terror", police said. The man is now dead,...
1 Jun
Police said a powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the centre of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds and damaging embassy buildings. Scarlett Cvitanovich...
1 Jun
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he would not talk to Islamist militants who are fighting the military and occupying parts of a southern city, and that he was determined to keep the Islamic...
1 Jun
A Malaysia Airlines flight returned to Melbourne shortly after take-off late on Wednesday after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit. Malaysia Airlines said the plane landed safely and the man was apprehended...
31 May
Philippine authorities on Tuesday warned Islamist militants occupying parts of a southern city to surrender or die. More than 100 people have been confirmed killed in the conflict in Marawi. According to the...
30 May
Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh on Tuesday after authorities evacuated hundreds of thousands of people from low-lying coastal villages. Bangladesh had raised its highest number 10 weather danger alert as the storm...
30 May
The case of the two women charged in Malaysia with killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, was transferred to a higher court on Tuesday, as a defence lawyer complained of not getting all...
30 May
The Philippine government forces are continuing their offensive for the seventh day in Marawi City against members of the Abu Sayyaf and Maute groups. The Philippine military say they have now retaken over 80...

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