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Asean flags.

New Zealand should join ASEAN, new report recommends

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute report makes the case for partial New Zealand membership.

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North and South Korea might be united at the Winter Olympics but the tense border is still tightly controlled.

Kimberlee Downs at the border between North and South Korea: 'It was eerie and tense'

Our correspondent went to the Demilitarised Zone with members of the New Zealand Defence Force who are among those monitoring it.

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The 24-year-old man confessed to raping and murdering a six-year-old girl in January.

Pakistan court sentences convicted serial killer to death

A 24-year-old man confessed to raping and murdering a six-year-old girl in January in a case that gained global attention.

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More than half the country's orangutans have been killed in 16 years, many by hunters.

Borneo's critically endangered orangutans killed in large numbers

More than half the country's orangutans have been killed in 16 years, many by hunters.

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Running at the same time as the Winter Olympics, the winner of the robot skiing tournament won $US10,000.

Watch: Human athletes beware! Ski Robot Challenge held in South Korea

Running at the same time as the Winter Olympics, the winner of the robot skiing tournament won $US10,000.

Firemen hurry to try to remove injured passengers from a double-decker lying on its side in Hong Kong, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. A double-decker bus crashed in a Hong Kong suburb on Saturday evening, killing 18 people and injuring dozens more, authorities in the southern Chinese city said. (Apple Daily via AP)

Hong Kong double-decker bus crash leaves 19 dead

The driver was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving.

Watch: It could happen to anyone, right? Car drives off carpark level as driver reaches for USB

Driver China reaches for USB ...but accidentally steps on the accelerator.

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The occupants of the car sustained just minor injuries and were pulled from the wreckage by witnesses.

Car smashes through second-storey car park wall and crashes to ground below

The occupants of the car sustained just minor injuries and were pulled from the wreckage by witnesses.

Tiger

Controversial 'Tiger Temple' to reopen as zoo in Thailand

It comes after a grizzly discovery in 2016.

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The 229-member strong squad features women chosen for their youth, good looks and enthusiasm.

All female North Korean cheering squad arrives at Winter Olympics

The 229-member strong squad features women chosen for their youth, good looks and enthusiasm.

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The parade is usually held in April, with some seeing the shift a sign of a warming relationship.

North Korea holds massive military parade, a day before Winter Olympics open in the south

The parade was also shorter and featured fewer missiles than the previous one.

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Kim Yo-jong will be the first immediate family member to cross the border.

South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

The two are expected to meet in the South this week for the Winter Olympics.

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Young America's Foundation's 39th annual National Conservative Student Conference, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Mike Pence pushing South Korea to adopt tougher stance toward North

The US Vice President arrived in South Korea ahead of the Winter Olympics.

Death toll after 6.4 magnitude Taiwan earthquake rises to 10

Rescuers are working to pull survivors from the buildings more than a day after a deadly shake.

Fire breaks out near Winter Olympics village in PyeongChang

Fire breaks out near Winter Olympics village in South Korea

Smoke could be seen billowing from an apartment block.

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Kim Yo-jong will be the first immediate family member to cross the border.

Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to come to South for Olympics

Kim Yo Jong will be the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit South Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

Six dead, dozens missing after 6.4 magnitude quake hits Taiwan

At least four midsized buildings in worst-hit Hualien county caved in, thought to be caused by soil liquefaction.

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The large multi-storey building in Hualien, Taiwan, is one of many buildings destroyed by the quake.

Four dead, dozens of people unaccounted for after 6.4 magnitude Taiwan quake

The magnitude 6.4 quake caused at least four buildings in worst-hit Hualien county to cave in.

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The large multi-storey building in Hualien, Taiwan, is one of many buildings destroyed by the quake.

Watch: Taiwan military hospital tilts at insane angle following deadly 6.4 magnitude quake

The multi-storey building is one of many destroyed by the quake today in Taiwan's east.

Samsung heir handed controversially short jail sentence for corruption

Lee Jae-yong, the only son of Samsung's ailing chairman, was given two-and-a-half years for bribery.

South and North Korea make peace for the Olympics, but not all are happy

Some South Koreans hold high expectations on easing the relations between the two sides.

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Local media is reporting the van was carrying gas canisters.

Van carrying gas tanks plows into pedestrians in Shanghai, at least 18 hurt

At least 18 people have been injured after the incident in downtown Shanghai.

New Zealander charged with 'producing pornography' in Cambodia

A group of foreigners were on a pub crawl in Siem Reap when arrested.

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The volcano has been active since January 13, driving more than 78,000 villagers from their homes.

Smoke billows from Philippines volcano amid fears of major eruption

The volcano has been active since January 13, driving more than 78,000 villagers from their homes.

No sprinkler system at South Korean hospital where 37 people died in devastating fire

It's the second deadly blaze in the country in just over a month.

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Over 70 people were injured and nearly three dozen killed after the blaze in Miryang.

At least 31 dead in South Korean hospital fire

Many of the beds in the hospital are for the elderly.

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