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Thai diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows

Death marks the first major setback in mission to rescue the football team.

International divers

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33 dead, tens missing after Thailand boat capsizes off Phuket

Vessel carrying 105 people, including 93 Chinese, sank in rough seas off Phuket.

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Japan hangs doomsday cult members who attacked subway with sarin

The 1995 attack by the Aum Shinrikyo group on Tokyo subways killed 13 people and injured more than 6,000 others.

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Malaysian PM says law must take its course in Razak case

Mahathir Mohamad says he will honour the separation of powers regarding the corruption case.

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

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'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai cave rescue efforts

Thai boys trapped in Tham Luang cave undergo health assessments as rain forecasts put time pressure on rescue operation.

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Ex-PM Najib Razak denies corruption charges in 1MBD scandal

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak pleads innocence in graft probe as court grants him bail a day after his arrest.

Ex-PM Najib Razak

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Thailand cave boys: Football team practicing with dive masks

Youth football team trapped deep inside a cave has been practicing wearing dive masks, Thai official says.

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Assassination of second Philippine town mayor caught on camera

Mayor Ferdinand Bote from northern province was assassinated in an ambush one day after killing of another mayor.

culture of violence

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Archbishop Philip Wilson sentenced to one year for abuse cover-up

Australian archbishop becomes highest ranking Catholic official sentenced in church's ongoing sexual abuse scandal.

Archbishop Philip Wilson

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Thai boys supplied with food as military weighs rescue options

Food and medical help reaches Thai football team found weak but safe nine days after getting trapped in flooded cave.

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