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New Zealand PM Ardern keeps going as earthquake disrupts live event

Myanmar junta re-arrests more than 100 released in amnesty: Monitoring group

California hiker family's mystery deaths 'due to heat': Sheriff

Xi signals continued role for fossil fuels to meet power demands

First woman head of Japan's top union vows to fight sexism at workplace

China tears up rule book in the race to fix its energy crisis

China urges US to avoid sending wrong signals on Taiwan

Many Indians unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end despite ample Covid-19 shots

Moon's push for military independence may echo far beyond his presidency


Hong Kong 'Umbrella' movement leader freed from prison, says 'no regret'

Myanmar army tells UN it is ready to weather sanctions, isolation, envoy says

Thousands gather for second day of street protests in Myanmar, witnesses say

Execution-style killing of mother and son by off-duty cop sparks outrage in Philippines

Foreign direct investments into Malaysia plunge, experts cite growing political risk