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NKorea says US has declared war
The White House has described as "absurd" claims by North Korea that the US has declared war.


Man arrested with 1kg of gold in rectum
A man's been arrested at an airport in Sri Lanka for carrying unusual cargo - gold in his rectum.


Philippines bans mandatory high heels
Officials in the Philippines say companies in the country can no longer order their female employees to wear high heels.


Burka Avenger fights extremism in Pakistan
A new superhero is on TV in many countries around Asia - the Burka Avenger, who fights for girls' rights.


China urges restraint from US and N.Korea
North Korea says US President Donald Trump calling Kim Jong-Un a "rocket man" is an intolerable insult to the Korean people.


India family of 6 commit suicide over debt
Six people from the same family are dead in India after poisoning themselves, apparently because they were in too much debt.


Evacuations from Bali volcano at 50,000
Tourists, including Australians, are among those leaving Bali with the Indonesian island under threat from a volcano.


28 Hindus in Myanmar found in mass graves
Eight boys under 10 years of age were among the 28 bodies found in a mass grave in Myanmar.


Can machines help tackle modern slavery?
Modern day slavery is coming under increasing scrutiny, pressuring on companies to ensure their supply chains are free from forced labour and child workers.


Euro and kiwi slip on political news
The euro has slipped on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in a weekend election, but faced leading a fractured parliament.


China banks told to stop N.Korea business
China's central bank has told banks to stop doing business with North Korea, in line with United Nations' sanctions, sources say.


Nickel falls on N Korean tension, fee hike
Nickel prices have fallen to a five-week low amid increased North Korean-US tension and a lift in trading fees in China.


Nearly 35,000 flee rumbling Bali volcano
Close to 35,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali.


Car bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan
Several civilians have been wounded in Kabul after a car carrying explosives was detonated in front of a NATO convoy.


Largest Aust navy ship arrives in Jakarta
Australia's largest and newest ship has pulled into Indonesia's capital as part of a tour to showcase what the navy can do for the Indo-Pacific region.


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