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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 2

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At least three militants were killed and several others injured when army repulsed a terrorist attack in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of South Waziristan on Tuesday morning, officials said. (Pakistan-Terrorist attack)

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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan and Indian military officials have talked over a hotline to reduce tensions a day after India alleged that Pakistani military mutilated bodies of its two soldiers, the military said Tuesday.

Indian officials claimed two soldiers were killed and "mutilated" in Kashmir in "unprovoked firing" by Pakistani forces at Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday. (Pakistan-India-Soldier bodies)

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SYDNEY -- Ahead of the international Wild Koala Day, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) warned on Tuesday that Australia's koalas are under threat.

The WWF said that more needs to be done to protect koalas, a day before the annual Wild Koala Day on Wednesday, May 3. (Australia-Koala) Enditem