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Thai cave rescue ends after last four boys and coach are saved

Final members of Thai football team trapped inside a flooded cave are saved, ending a dramatic rescue operation.

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Saudi, UAE executives face probe over Malaysia's 1MDB scandal

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber says up to $7bn in funds flowed through 1MDB state-own fund in Malaysia.

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Taiwan shuts schools, cancels flights as Typhoon Maria approaches

Maria will likely hit the north of Taiwan the hardest with downpours up to 500 mm forecast in some areas.

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Liu Xia, wife of late China dissident, left for Berlin: Report

The Chinese poet had been under house arrest since her husband was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010.

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Japan's PM Abe cancels overseas trip after floods kill 114

Flooding and landslides caused by record rains are believed to have killed more than 100 people, with scores missing.

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Myanmar charges Reuters reporters under Official Secrets Act

Court charges two jailed Reuters journalists for obtaining secret state documents, moving case into its trial stage.

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Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates

Rescue operation continues as four members and coach of youth football team remain trapped in northern Thailand cave.

Chiang Rai

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Thai cave boys: Rescue under way of youth football team

Rescue mission begins to evacuate boys and their coach from cave in northern Thailand, after two weeks of being trapped.

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Japan floods: Death toll rises as PM warns of 'race against time'

Rivers burst their banks in Japan, forcing millions from their homes with more rain expected in some areas.

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North Korea lashes out at US, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'

Hours after Mike Pompeo's departure, Pyongyang accuses Washington of making unilateral demands over denuclearisation.

 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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