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Abe: Japan to pursue 'strong diplomacy' against N Korea

Prime minister's ruling coalition wins super majority in snap election, boosting push to reform pacifist constitution.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo

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Refugees refuse to leave Australia-run centre

The Papua New Guinea Supreme Court ruled in 2016 that the Manus centre was illegal and ordered its closure.

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Indonesia urges explanation as general denied US entry

Indonesia demands explanation as to why army chief was blocked from entering US, despite invitation.

General Gatot Nurmantyo

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Shinzo Abe on way to big parliamentary election win

Exit polls show prime minister set to become his country's longest serving leader since the second world war.

Shinzo Abe

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Total victory declared in Marawi over ISIL

The Philippines' top military commanders on Saturday declared a total victory over the Maute fighters linked to ISIL (also known as ISIS) in Marawi City, as troops continued to push towards the few remaining positions still held by the fighters.

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Japan's PM Shinzo Abe poised to win snap election

A resounding majority could pave the way for the Japanese leader to revise the country's pacifist constitution.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Labour's Jacinda Ardern set to become prime minister

Month after election ended in a stalemate, minority party chooses two parties to form a coalition.

Jacinda Ardern

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North Korea threatens 'unimaginable strike' on US ship

State news agency describes USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier as a prime 'target' as it carries out war games.

USS Ronald Reagan

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China's Xi vows to carry on anti-corruption crusade

President sets out his vision as he addresses more than 2,000 delegates in Beijing's cavernous Great Hall of the People.

19th National Congres

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US knew of Indonesian anti-communist massacre

Recently released US documents show US government was aware of mass killing of communists in 1965-66 after Suharto coup.

Suharto

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Police try to persuade asylum-seekers to leave prison camp for alternative accommodation in nearby town of Lorengau.

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