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Saturday, Nov 18

06

China connection: Army chief's visit to Beijing scrutinized

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A visit by Zimbabwean army commander Constantino Chiwenga to China would not normally be seen as unusual, given Beijing's status as Zimbabwe's largest foreign investor and longtime ally.

03

Hong Kong fans take stand as Chinese anthem law looms

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Dressed in red and armed with flags, fans of Hong Kong's national football team politely applauded the Lebanese anthem while they waited to seize their moment.

Friday, Nov 17

20

Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar

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Huge numbers of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

08

Cambodia court orders main opposition party to dissolve

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Cambodia's Supreme Court court ordered the dissolution of the country's main opposition party Thursday, a move observers say marks another disturbing blow to democracy.

04

Trump hails China's North Korea envoy -- but experts are doubtful

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US President Donald Trump has hailed the Chinese government sending an envoy to North Korea Friday as a "big move" in the wake of his five-country trip to Asia.

03

Why Japan backs earprint as secure way to unlock phone

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Located in the industrial city of Chiba, just outside of Tokyo, CEATEC is the biggest electronics show in Japan.

Wild hotel designs in the 'Hawaii of China'

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It's the island paradise in southern China referred to by people across the country as "the Hawaii of China."

Thursday, Nov 16

12

Majority of Indians happy with Modi and economy, but there's a catch

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Nearly nine out of 10 Indians are happy with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while eight in 10 are happy with the state of the economy, according to a new poll.

08

Chinese envoy heads to N. Korea for talks

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A senior Chinese diplomat will travel to North Korea on Friday as a "special envoy" of Chinese president Xi Jinping amid growing pressure on Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear and missile program.

Wednesday, Nov 15

20

UCLA basketball players released

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Three freshmen on the UCLA men's basketball team have arrived back in the United States after being arrested for shoplifting in China.

17

Australians votes 'yes' to same-sex marriage

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Australia has said "yes" to legalizing same-sex marriage after a controversial two-month long national postal survey.

15

North Korea warns Trump he will 'pay dearly'

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US President Donald Trump may claim he would never insult Kim Jong Un, but North Korea clearly thinks differently.

12

Shot North Korean defector on life support

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A North Korean soldier who staged a daring break across the demilitarized zone (DMZ) into South Korea is on life support after almost two days of surgery.

Tillerson refuses to label it 'ethnic cleansing'

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says more information is needed before Washington agrees with the United Nations that the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar constitutes ethnic cleansing.

10

North Korean defector begs China to free family

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A North Korean defector has issued an emotional plea to one of the world's most powerful men, China's President Xi Jinping.

09

In Asia, Trump again finds success overseas easier than at home

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US President Donald Trump flies home Tuesday after an Asia trip that went off without major incident and generally met critics' low expectations.

08

The state of same-sex marriage around globe

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Australia has voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Here's where rights stand on same-sex marriage around the world.

06

How LGBT Chinese are forced into electroshock 'conversion therapy'

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Liu Xiaoyun had no idea what was about to happen to him.

Situation at home is so desperate that the risk does not deter them

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At first they are just specks in the distance, blobs of color bobbing on the water. But as they get closer, you can make out more, a tangle of human forms huddled on rafts, paddling furiously to cross the water.

04

8 weeks, 1 question: Australia's same-sex marriage survey

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Like many Australians, Melissa Chomel wants to get married to the person she loves. For the past 8 weeks, she and her partner Ebony have been anxious about the outcome of Australia's same-sex marriage survey.

Student-athletes accused of shoplifting in China arrive back in US

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Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China last week returned to Los Angeles on Tuesday.

03

How Australia got here; what happens next

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Australia is the closest it has ever been to legalizing same-sex marriage.

Push to outlaw bad air as Delhi slums choke

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As the Indian capital continues to choke under a blanket of thick brown smog, an opposition lawmaker wants clean air to be a legal right for all.

Tuesday, Nov 14

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Rescuers save 6 beached sperm whales

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A desperate rescue attempt managed to save half of a pod of sperm whales which beached off the coast of Aceh, Indonesia.

17

A look at one of the Maldives' priciest resorts

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When it comes to Maldives travel, you have to try pretty hard to have a bad vacation.

10

Military denies Rohingya atrocities in internal report

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Myanmar's military has acquitted itself of any wrongdoing against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State in an internal report, denying widespread reports of murder, rape and destruction in the west of the country.

08

Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing

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Joshua Boyle, freed from Taliban captivity with his family, says their captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife, Caitlan Coleman.

06

Tsim Sha Tsui: 8 things to do on the 'other side' of Hong Kong

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Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong is home to sky-high bars, intimate neighborhoods and quiet parks. Here are eight things to do.

Monday, Nov 13

19

Bob Geldof to return award with 'killer' Suu Kyi

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Musician Bob Geldof is to hand back his "Freedom of the City of Dublin" award, also held by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, calling her a "killer" over her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

18

Soldier shot by N Korean guards while defecting to the South

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A North Korean soldier was shot by his former comrades while defecting to South Korea across the demilitarized zone, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement Monday.