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13 Oct 2017
Monks led sombre ceremonies across Thailand Friday to mark one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the grieving nation prepares to bid a final farewell to the beloved monarch in a spectacular cremation ceremony this month.
12 Oct 2017
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is heading for a two-thirds majority in Japan's forthcoming election, surveys suggested Thursday, as a new party founded by popular Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike runs out of steam.
12 Oct 2017
A young Indian woman has proved in court she was illegally married off as a minor after submitting evidence from her husband's Facebook page, a child rights activist said Thursday.
12 Oct 2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Thursday to expel European ambassadors, accusing their governments without citing evidence of plotting to get Manila expelled from the United Nations.
12 Oct 2017
The net worth of China's ultra-rich surged this year with Evergrande real estate mogul Xu Jiayin's $43 billion fortune catapulting him to the top, a survey released Thursday said.
12 Oct 2017
Pope Francis will push for peace during his visit to Myanmar, a church official said Thursday, a trip that plunges the pontiff into the centre of a simmering religious conflict which has sparked an exodus of Muslim Rohingya.
11 Oct 2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has again demoted his police force from the lead role in his controversial drug war, authorities said Wednesday, as he faced growing opposition to the deadly crackdown.
11 Oct 2017
An American military helicopter burst into flames after landing in an empty field in Okinawa Wednesday, the Japanese defence minister said, with no injuries reported.
10 Oct 2017
The European Union on Tuesday extended sanctions aimed at punishing North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, banning the import of textiles from the pariah state and limiting sales of crude oil.
10 Oct 2017
The United Nations launched one of its biggest ever cholera vaccination drives in the vast refugee camps of southeast Bangladesh Tuesday amid fears of an outbreak among nearly a million Rohingya now living there.
10 Oct 2017
Tokyo's popular governor Yuriko Koike and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe traded barbs Tuesday as the gloves came off for the official start of a snap election campaign in the world's third-largest economy.
10 Oct 2017
With her elevation to North Korea's powerful politburo, leader Kim Jong-Un's little sister -- and chief image-maker -- has established herself as the most powerful woman in the nuclear-armed state's political hierarchy.

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