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India tests-fires Agni-V, a nuclear-capable ICBM

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India has successfully test-fired a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the country's Defense Ministry said Thursday.

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52 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

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At least 52 people have been killed in a passenger bus fire in the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan.

Oil spill from exploded tanker now the size of Paris

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An oil spill from an Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea is now the size of Paris.

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Nestle makes pink KitKat from ruby chocolate

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Nestle will start selling a ruby chocolate-flavored KitKat on Friday.

Trump: Russia propping up North Korea

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US President Donald Trump may have found another whipping boy when it comes to reining in North Korea.

10

Dead North Koreans wash up in Japan

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Another ship bearing grim cargo has washed up on the shores of western Japan.

09

North, S Korea to march together at Olympics

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North and South Korean athletes will march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag, the South said Wednesday, in a diplomatic breakthrough following days of talks between the two countries.

08

N Korea going to the Olympics: 5 things to know

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With a 140-piece orchestra, 230-strong performance squad and its athletes walking under a unified Korean flag, North Korea will be hoping to grab the limelight at next month's Winter Olympics.

Wednesday, Jan 17

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US, Japan warn North Korea 'buying time' for weapons program

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South Korea pressed ahead with talks to include its northern neighbor in next month's Winter Olympics Wednesday, but Seoul's allies are voicing concern Pyongyang may be using the talks to buy time to pursue its weapons program.

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Broadcaster: Sorry after false N Korea missile alert

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Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued an on-air apology Tuesday after issuing an alert incorrectly claiming that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile.

08

Concerns over 'premature' plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees

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Concerns are mounting over a joint plan from Myanmar and Bangladesh to repatriate hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine State last year.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed again

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Hong Kong's most famous pro-democracy activist is heading back to prison.

Tuesday, Jan 16

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Philippines volcano begins spewing lava

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The Philippines' most active volcano has begun erupting again, after thousands of people on the main island of Luzon were earlier forced to evacuate.

09

Watch floor collapse at stock exchange

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Dozens of people were injured on Jan. 15, when a floor at the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta collapsed, spilling people onto the lobby area below.

02

The only Hanoi guide you'll ever need

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Pick up one of Nancy Chandler's vibrant Thailand maps and you'll be astounded by the depth of detail, eye-catching designs, quirky annotations and original recommendations.

Monday, Jan 15

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Venus exits on rough day for Americans at Aussie Open

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When Venus Williams won her semifinal at last year's Australian Open, her joy was there for all to see.

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Burning oil tanker sinks; crew presumed dead

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An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea has sunk a week after it collided with another vessel, according to Chinese state media.

13

Will Kim Jong Un's fave band attend the Olympics?

CNN / Asia

Two weeks ago, the two Koreas weren't even talking.

12

Muji's new 'anti-gorgeous' hotel

CNN / Asia

Minimalist fans can get an early glimpse inside Muji's first ever hotel before it launches later this month in China's Shenzhen.

North and South meet again to discuss Winter Olympics team

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North and South Korea are discussing fielding a joint ice hockey team in next month's Winter Olympics, a potential first for the two countries, which have never competed under one flag at the Games.

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India: 75% of pollution deaths are rural

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Rural Indians, who make up about two-thirds of the country of 1.3 billion people, are disproportionately at risk of breathing polluted air, according to new research.

Pakistani girl's murder: Serial killer feared

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Pakistan authorities say a suspected serial killer aged between 25 and 35 years old may be responsible for the murder and rape of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari, as well as attacks on eight other girls.

Saturday, Jan 13

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Rafia Zakaria: Pakistan needs to learn child sex abuse prevention

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One week after the body of 7-year old Zainab Amin was found on a garbage heap near her home, protests continued in many parts of Pakistan. On television talk shows, politicians and analysts demanded the resignation of top officials;…

03

Pan Am Flight 73: What hijackers may look like

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Using new age-progression technology, FBI technicians created new photos of four alleged Pan Am Flight 73 hijackers. The release of these photos on Thursday signaled a renewed hunt to find and convict perpetrators of the 1986 hijacking in…

Friday, Jan 12

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Endless possibilities of bamboo

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When Japan opened up to the world in the middle of the 19th century, Western merchant ships were quick to return home with exotic art from the once reclusive nation. The private galleries and curiosity shops of London and Paris were…

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India responds to breach of biometric database

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The Indian government has announced new security measures following reports of an alleged security breach in the country's vast biometric database, which contains the personal details of 1.2 billion Indian citizens.

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No, an astronaut didn't grow 3½ inches in space

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Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai apologized on Wednesday for suggesting he had "grown" 3.5 inches (9 centimeters) whilst at the International Space Station (ISS).

Thursday, Jan 11

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Oil tanker partially explodes in East China Sea

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Part an oil tanker that has been ablaze for days off the coast of Shanghai exploded Wednesday, forcing rescue boats searching for 31 missing sailors to retreat, Chinese authorities said.

Wednesday, Jan 10

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Ryoko Tani: The greatest ever?

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She may stand at only 1.46 meters tall, but Japan's Ryoko Tani is widely considered to be the best female judoka of all time.

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MH370: 'No find, no fee' search begins

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The Malaysian government has awarded a "no-find, no-fee" contract to a private US-based tech company to resume the search for Malaysian Airlines flight 370, one of the most enduring aviation mysteries of the modern era.