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    Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Indonesian landslide

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 03:24pm on January 01, 2019

    Rescuers are searching for survivors after a landslide triggered by heavy rain left at least nine people dead and dozens missing in western Indonesia, an...

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    Thai king to be crowned in ceremonies May 4-6

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 02:44pm on January 01, 2019

    Thailand's king will be officially crowned in elaborate ceremonies on May 4-6 as the latest ruler in the centuries-old monarchy, the royal palace said on...

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    9 hurt as car rams into famed Tokyo street on New Year’s Eve

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:33am on January 01, 2019

    Nine people were hurt, one seriously, when a man deliberately ploughed his car into crowds celebrating New Year’s Eve along a famous Tokyo street, police...

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    Kim sent message to Trump on nuclear talks

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a ‘conciliatory message’ to US president Donald Trump amid stalled nuclear negotiations, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper...

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    Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 10:14am on December 31, 2018

    As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster, authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind...

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    Duterte under fire for saying he ‘touched’ maid

    Agence-France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 01:35am on December 31, 2018

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte drew outrage Sunday after saying he ‘touched’ his maid when he was a teenager, with women’s rights groups accusing him of...

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    Kim vows more summits with South next year

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:28am on December 31, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to meet the South’s president Moon Jae-in ‘frequently’ next year to discuss denuclearisation of the peninsula in a...

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    Philippine cyclone leaves 22 dead

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 01:27am on December 31, 2018

    At least 22 people have died due to landslides and flooding triggered by a tropical cyclone that brought heavy rains to central Philippines, a disaster...

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    Bali’s Agung volcano spews ash in fresh eruption

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 01:22am on December 31, 2018

    A volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted Sunday, belching ash high into the air and over nearby villages as officials warned tourists...

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    North Korea's Kim vows more summits with South next year: Seoul

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:51pm on December 30, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to meet the South's president Moon Jae-in ‘frequently’ next year to discuss denuclearisation of the peninsula in a...

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