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Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home

June 24, 2017 - 11:25am
Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Muslims on India train assaulted 'because they ate beef'

June 24, 2017 - 11:05am
A man confesses on television that he took part in the attack after being goaded by his friends.
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Many people feared buried in China landslide

June 24, 2017 - 12:18am
More than 100 people are feared buried in a landslide in south-western China, state media report.
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China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan

June 23, 2017 - 11:39pm
A rescue operation is under way after about 40 homes were destroyed in Sichuan province.
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Awkward questions

June 23, 2017 - 5:26pm
A guide on how to deal with "uncomfortable questions" during family gatherings after Ramadan.
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New Zealand to take on British and Irish Lions

June 23, 2017 - 12:25pm
Team news, analysis, comment, stats and social media for the British and Irish Lions' first Test against New Zealand on Saturday.
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Pakistan bombings kill several in Quetta and Parachinar

June 23, 2017 - 11:44am
Blasts at different ends of the country kill at least 24 people and injure many more, officials say.
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Deep fried tarantula, anyone?

June 23, 2017 - 8:03am
It's rainy season in Cambodia and spiders are creeping onto the menu.
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Online concern over Chinese 'human embroidery' trend

June 23, 2017 - 7:54am
Chinese media highlight an online trend that sees users stitching patterns through their skin.
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Bangladesh landslide: Roads to Rangamati reopened

June 23, 2017 - 7:39am
The authorities in Bangladesh have reopened roads to some of the districts worst hit by landslides last week.
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Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating US student

June 23, 2017 - 6:22am
Pyongyang denies mistreating Otto Warmbier - but his family says it is responsible for his death.
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India policeman lynched in Kashmir

June 23, 2017 - 3:23am
Muhammad Ayub was deployed in plain clothes outside Jamia Masjid mosque during the Friday prayers.
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WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia

June 23, 2017 - 3:09am
Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.
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Mao Kobayashi: Japanese cancer blogger dies at 34

June 23, 2017 - 2:49am
Mao Kobayashi, a former newsreader, found legions of admirers after chronicling her battle online.
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Geylang Ramadan bazaar: Singapore's new hipster haunt

June 23, 2017 - 1:57am
But are the cool new snacks on sale at the traditional Geylang bazaar in the spirit of the season?
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Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan says Indian 'spy' files mercy petition

June 23, 2017 - 1:37am
India has dismissed the mercy petition and a "confessional video" by Mr Jadhav.
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Choi Soon-sil: South Korean ex-president's friend jailed

June 23, 2017 - 12:41am
Choi Soon-sil has been sentenced to three years in prison over a case which brought down the president.
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North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say

June 22, 2017 - 11:47pm
It is thought to be part of efforts towards building a missile capable of reaching the US mainland.
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Two Bali jail fugitives captured in East Timor

June 22, 2017 - 10:12pm
East Timor police capture two foreigners who escaped from Bali's Kerobokan Prison by using a tunnel.
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Future of energy on show in Kazakhstan

June 22, 2017 - 7:55pm
Kazakhstan's Expo 2017 provides a taste of what could be the future of greener and renewable energy.
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