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Polls open in knife-edge New Zealand election

The campaign has been the most volatile in recent memory, with momentum swinging from Prime Minister Bill English to Jacinda Ardern and then back again

The campaign has been the most volatile in recent memory, with momentum swinging from ...

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Polls open in knife-edge New Zealand election

Mount Agung, about 75 kilometers (47 miles) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been ...

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Bali volcano on highest alert level, thousands flee

'Moscow still calls on all interested parties to display restraint so as not to provoke ...

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Russia 'concerned' by escalation of Korea tensions after Trump, Kim exchange – Kremlin

A district court in Chiba says the government 'was able to foresee' but 'may not have ...

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Japan government not responsible for Fukushima – court

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho raises the possibility after Kim Jong-Un warned ...

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N. Korea FM raises threat of H-bomb test in Pacific

Read Kim Jong-Un's statement as published by the official KCNA news agency

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FULL TEXT: Kim Jong-Un's message to Donald Trump

A spokeswoman says Facebook is aware that Rohingya activists are using the site to draw ...

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Facebook bans 'dangerous' Rohingya militant group

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono estimates that North Korea would lose 90% of its ...

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Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with North Korea

The United Nations says more than 420,000 Rohingya have fled for safety to Bangladesh in ...

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Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

Kim Jong-Un is keen to show the world that he is not intimidated by Donald Trump's ...

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Kim hits back at Trump as U.S. ramps up North Korea sanctions