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UN urges Japan to resettle more refugees

Japan accepted only 28 asylum seekers in 2016 despite applications from a record 10,091 people.

November 20, 2017

Iraq's top court rules Kurdish referendum unconstitutional

Kurds voted overwhelmingly to break away from Iraq in a referendum on Sept 25, defying the central government in Baghdad.

November 20, 2017

Rebel Australian lawmakers say to force banking probe

The threatened move is a major embarrassment for Turnbull, who has already rejected public and opposition calls for such an inquiry.

November 20, 2017

Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after ban

Elected officials from Cambodia National Rescue Party have begun handing over their duties after the court ordered the party to dissolve.

November 20, 2017