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Terrified passengers forced to jump from burning ferry in the Philippines

544 people were on board the ferry when it caught fire off the city of Omroc

A Trigana Air Service ATR 42 turbopropeller plane

Indonesian flight TGN267 wreckage found in Papua after villagers reported seeing plane crash into mountainside

The plane was carrying 54 people, including five children and infants

North Korea threatens to 'blow up' South Korea's loudspeakers spouting anti-Pyongyang propaganda over the border

The broadcasts are in retaliation to Pyongyang’s denial of planting land mines in South Korea’s Demilitarized Zone which maimed two soldiers last week

A huge hole in the ground at the north-eastern port city of Tianjin, China. An exclusion zone of 3km has been placed around the site, displacing 6,300 people

China explosions: Toll rises and toxin fears grow after 'sea of fire'

As a survivor is pulled from the site of the explosions in Tianjin, more families are evacuated

South Korea celebrates Liberation Day from Japanese rule in 1945

Korean anger: Abe gaffe eased slightly by emollient Akihito

Angry protesters took their anti-Japan rants to the streets as South Korea celebrated Liberation Day from Japanese rule in 1945

Relatives of the war dead add flowers to a bank of chrysanthemums in the Budokan Hall, Tokyo

Anti-war campaigners and ultra-nationalists hear of Japan's Emperor's remorse

Seventy years after the Second World War ended, thousands respects to the ghosts of the past at Yasukuni Shrine

President Park during the celebrations for liberation day in South Korea

South Korea pardons 6,000 criminals including business tycoons in move to help economy

Presidential pardons conincided with anniversary of end of WWII

Japan's Emperor Akihito, accompanied by Empress Michiko, leaves after delivering his remarks

VJ Day anniversary: Japanese Emperor's contrite apology welcomed as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's criticised

Japan's neighbours criticised Shinzo Abe's remarks on day that WWII ended

Osama Bin Laden hoped his son Hamza would eventually succeed him

'Bin Laden's son Hamza urges terror attack' on London in al-Qaeda message

Hazma bin Laden is purported to have urged terror attacks on London and in the US in the message

A fireman wearing a gas mask searches the area of a huge explosion that rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, on 15 August

China explosions: Evacuation ordered over fears of sodium cyanide contamination in Tianjin

State media said 'toxic substances' including sodium cyanide had been found three days after chemical explosions killed at least 105 people

Gruesome video showing whale shark being chopped up alive is condemned

The local fisheries department in Yangjiang in Guangdong province have said they are investigating

Video shows bridge collapse in China while man is riding over it

Motorcyclist drives over bridge at the worst possible time

Flight MH17 crashed on 17 July last year, killing all 298 people on board

MH17: Recording of CIA agents 'conspiring to bring down flight' ridiculed after errors expose it as Russian propaganda

The recording is presented as being a series of bugged telephone conversations

A shoe lays on the ground amongst the rubble on the second morning after a series of explosions at a chemical warehouse hit the city of Tianjin, in northern China on August 14, 2015.

Tianjin explosions: What we know so far about China disaster that killed at least 50 people

Investigators have arrived in the Chinese port city to establish a cause

Physicists calculated that about 1.6 million people in China die each year from heart, lung and stroke problems

Air pollution in China killing 4,000 people every day

Nearly everyone in China breathes worse air than the dirtiest air found in the US

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