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ISIL claims Surabaya bomb attacks

Family of five on motorcycles detonate bombs outside police station in Indonesian city, child survives, officials say.

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Indonesia links church attacks to local ISIL-inspired group

At least 13 killed in bombings at three churches in Surabaya carried out by members of one family, police say.

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Najib Razak hit with travel ban

Ousted PM resigns as president of UMNO party and chairman of ruling coalition after authorities issue travel ban.

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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.

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