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Australian opposition call for release of Trump transcript

AUSTRALIA’s opposition demanded the transcript of a call between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Donald Trump be released Wednesday, as controversy mounted over a politically fraught offer to help the...

Taiwan shrugs as communist China hails 70th anniversary

COMMUNIST China’s creation seven decades ago irrevocably changed Taiwan, but Beijing’s huge celebrations this week will be met with a collective shrug on an island where people increasingly see themselves...

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 30: govt

THE death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands rose to 30 on Sunday, including several toddlers, the disaster agency said.