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Indonesia mob kills nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

The death of a man at a breeding farm by a crocodile prompts a slaughter of hundreds of protected reptiles by villagers.

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Thailand minister: Football team needs to prepare for media storm

Health minister says boys need to be prepared for the attention they will receive once they leave hospital.

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Moon presses Trump, Kim for breakthrough in nuclear talks

South Korean leader says leaders of US, North Korea 'face the stern judgment' of the world if deal is not carried out.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in

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China chemical plant blast kills at least 19

The explosion is the latest deadly industrial incident in the world's largest producer of chemicals.

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US accuses North Korea of illegally smuggling oil products

Washington claims Pyongyang violated restrictions and asks UN to halt all deliveries of oil products to North Korea.

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Parents wait to hug sons as details of risky Thai rescue emerge

Footage shows quarantined boys in hospital as divers break their silence on the dangerous rescue operation.

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UN aid chief: 'Too much suffering' in N Korea despite progress

'Some things have improved' but the level of undernourishment remains high, humanitarian affairs chief says.

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Thailand cave rescue: First video of boys in hospital emerge

The boys, who wore surgical masks and laying on their beds, will spend 10 days recovering in Chiang Rai hospital.

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Typhoon Maria wreaks havoc along China's east coast

Damaging winds and flooding rains graze northern Taiwan en route to China's Fujian Province.

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Japan's PM Abe visits flood-hit areas as death toll hits 176

At least 20,000 remain stranded, while 225,000 households remain without water after deadly mudslides.

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Death toll since end of May reaches 370, as fishermen aid rescue operations for the southern state's 'worst floods'.

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