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North Korea's nuclear test site to be dismantled within weeks

The dismantlement of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site will take place between May 23-25, North Korean state media says.

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East Timor votes in second election in less than a year

Polls close after fractious campaign marred by violence and political mudslinging in East Timor.

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Southeastern Australia hit by severe storm

Strong winds and flooding rain have caused havoc across Victoria and Tasmania.

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Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim to be freed on Tuesday, daughter says

Jailed opposition leader who was charged with sodomy to be given full pardon and released on Tuesday, local media say.

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Philippine chief justice Sereno, Duterte's critic, removed

Dismissal of chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno by top court is seen by the opposition as being politically motivated.

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Malaysia: Najib Razak, his wife banned from leaving country

Authorities issued travel ban moments after Najib said on Facebook he was taking a holiday overseas on Saturday.

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Mohamad Mahathir sworn in as new leader of Malaysia

After a strong showing in the parliamentary election, veteran leader becomes the world's oldest statesman.

Mahathir sworn

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Mahathir Mohamad: An unlikely comeback for Malaysia's ex-leader

The 92-year-old politician, once known for his autocratic ways, becomes the world's oldest prime minister.

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Malaysia's opposition pulls off shocking election win

Mahathir Mohamad's alliance wins 112 seats in parliament, ending the 60-year reign of the ruling Barisan Nasional.

Supporters of Mahathir Mohamad

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Malaysia's opposition claims win over ruling coalition

Mahathir Mohamad says the opposition alliance he leads has won enough parliament seats to form the next government.

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