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Probe ordered into Philippine shopping centre fire

Criminal inquiry ordered into shopping-centre tragedy in Mindanao even as island reels from impact of tropical storm.

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Singer Lorde cancels Israel event after backlash

Organisers confirm New Zealand singer will not perform in Tel Aviv in June as planned after outcry from BDS activists.

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Russia urges US-North Korea talks over nuclear crisis

Moscow calls on US and allies to refrain from provoking tensions and exerting 'maximum pressure' on Pyongyang.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

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NCCC Mall: Dozens feared dead in shopping centre fire

President Rodrigo Duterte breaks down in tears with victims as officials say 37 feared dead in southern city.

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Philippines landslides: A disaster waiting to happen

Death toll from the effects of Tropical Storm Tembin was made worse by human activity.

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North Korea slams new UN sanctions as 'act of war'

Anger follows action by UN Security Council strangling energy supply and ordering North Koreans abroad to return home.

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Deadly flooding and landslides hit the Philippines

Tropical Storm Tembin slams southern island of Mindanao, leaving behind a trail of destruction and death.

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UN imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Security Council unanimously backs tough new sanctions on North Korea over latest ballistic missile test.

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Ferry carrying 251 capsizes off Philippines

Casualties reported after ferry capsizes and sinks between Dinahican and Polillo Island in Quezon province.

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North Korean soldier defects across DMZ under fog cover

South Korean soldiers fire warning shots at border guards from North Korea who appeared to be searching for the soldier.

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