DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – The Abu Sayyaf filmed the brutal beheading of their German hostage.

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DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – The Abu Sayyaf filmed the brutal beheading of their German hostage.

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ANN) - Moves to enhance cooperation will include Belt and Road work.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine government condemned the killing of a German Abu Sayyaf hostage whose wife was killed by the extremist group last year.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)  -  The base for a group of people involved in a Chinese version of a bank transfer scam has been found in Japan. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Opposition parties slam the Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn as an 'accomplie' of the besieged President Park Geun-hye.

LONDON (Dawn/ANN) - Since the two Koreas went their own paths over sixty years ago, the North has become ever more repressive and closed off.

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LONDON (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Targets have been killed with an ice pick and a poison-tipped brolly; one was smothered with a pillow. Methods vary but not the aim - state-sponsored murders of political opponents, ordered by those in power. 

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - The night before the assassination, Siti Aisyah partied with her friends ar a well-known night club in Kuala Lumpur.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The amount of VX nerve agent given to Jong-nam would have been more than the lethal amount of 10 milligrams, Health Minister Dr S. Subramaniam says.

SEPANG (The Star/ANN) - Police have confirmed that the low-cost carrier terminal where the murder of Kim Jong-nam took place is free of the toxin.

BEIJING(China Daily/ANN) - Expert sees indications of problems; new strain ‘deserves more attention’.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In 2016, a total of 1.99 million tourists came to Japan by cruise ship, nearly five times the level in 2014.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Asean has yet to overcome a few immediate uncertainties.

PETALING JAYA (The Star/NationTV/ANN) - Weekly Wrap highlights the latest news from last week in the region.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Both women accused over murder insist they were hired to take part in TV prank show.