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Wednesday, Sep 20

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China rebuilds a 'world wonder' in Nanjing

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Nanjing's reborn Porcelain Tower, funded by China's richest man, is surrounded by a futuristic, Buddhist-themed museum.

18

Winter Olympics: Chance for 'inter-Korean peace'?

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in hopes his "audacious plan" for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang can help unite North and South Korea.

07

How Myanmar's Buddhists actually feel about the Rohingya

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In the Burmese city of Yangon, Myanmar's Buddhists watched a big screen as leader Aung San Suu Kyi spoke to the nation amid international criticism over the exodus of Rohingya from Rakhine.

Tuesday, Sep 19

16

5 dubious claims Aung San Suu Kyi made in her speech

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Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi gave a much-anticipated address Tuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims from the country.

15

Suu Kyi breaks silence on Rohingya

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Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally broke her silence on the Rohingya refugee crisis enveloping her country Tuesday, but her speech in her nation's capital of Nyapyidaw has raised more questions than answers.

13

Singapore's Lee looks to fix China relations

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrives in China Tuesday amid tensions with Beijing and unease in southeast Asia over China's increasingly muscular foreign policy.

12

India mourns Air Force war hero Singh

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Tributes are being paid to Marshal Arjan Singh, India's last five-star officer and the only member of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to be awarded the accolade.

Aung San Suu Kyi neglecting her moral responsibility

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Over the past three weeks photographs of anguished, starving and desperate Rohingya Muslims have shocked readers as hundreds of thousands have fled the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, streaming into neighboring Bangladesh.

Monday, Sep 18

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Tales of horror: 'I knew them, yet they were killing us'

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The men who came to kill Arafa Khatun were also her neighbors. "The Rakhines and the Hindus, they joined with the military. I watched them coming over the hill, like a team. As they came towards us to attack, I saw faces that I recognized.…

15

China's 'sponge cities' re-use 70% of rainwater

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Asian cities are struggling to accommodate rapid urban migration, and development is encroaching on flood-prone areas.

08

Marriage equality opponents write 'No' over Sydney

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Opponents of Australian same-sex marriage launched their "no" campaign over the weekend, taking their message to the skies over Sydney as millions cast their vote in a contentious national survey.

06

7 arrested for Malaysia school fire that killed 21

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Seven suspects -- all of them younger than 19 -- have been arrested in connection with a fire this week at a school in Malaysia's capital that claimed the lives of 21 students and two adults, state-run media outlet Bernama reported…

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3 killed in stampede for aid near refugee camp

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One woman and two children were killed in a stampede for unofficial handouts of clothing near a Rohingya refugee camp, aid agencies say.

Sunday, Sep 17

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F1: Hamilton on title, Vettel crashes out

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Lewis Hamilton said he would need a "miracle" to win the Singapore Grand Prix and so the rain gods delivered as he clinched a third consecutive victory of the season at the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Sunday.

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North Korean defectors to US torn amidst tensions

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As North Korea continues to boast of its military power with missile launches and bomb tests, resettled defectors from the totalitarian nation are torn: Some hope for an end to the vocal hostilities between North Korea and the United…

Saturday, Sep 16

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Rights group slams Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown

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Amnesty International said Thursday that Myanmar's ongoing crackdown on the Muslim minority Rohingya population is "ethnic cleansing."

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Rohingya refugees flee violence in Myanmar

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Large numbers of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State.

Friday, Sep 15

19

Japan split over North Korean missile launches

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Residents in northern Japan were woken abruptly Friday by blaring air raid sirens signaling a North Korean intermediate-range ballistic missile was about to fly over their heads.

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Rohingya mother: 'He didn't make it out alive'

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This is the moment a Rohingya mother discovers the death of her infant son.

13

South Korea: North Korea launched missile over Japan

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South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday that "North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile from the vicinity of Sunan, Pyongyang."

10

Is this the world's best whisky?

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Kavalan, a Taiwan whisky brand, was a dark horse when it first came on the global scene. Then it beat three Scotches and one English brand at a blind tasting.

09

South Korea's Moon balances North Korea and US

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If South Korean President Moon Jae-in has one thing in common with his US counterpart Donald Trump, it's that neither were expected to be in the positions they currently hold.

07

Legacy: How the Kim dynasty has shaped North Korea

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Kim Jong Un, his father and grandfather have ruled North Korea since 1948, steering the country through war, famine and nuclear tests.

06

World's longest outdoor escalator system

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The Central-Mid-Levels Escalator, billed as the world's longest outdoor escalator system, can ease the aching feet and legs of Hong Kong tourists.

Thursday, Sep 14

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Myanmar govt: 40% of Rohingya villages now empty

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Almost 40% of all Rohingya villages in Myanmar's Rakhine State are now empty, a government spokesperson has confirmed.

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Bangladesh hospital taking Rohingyas at limit

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Overflowing with patients, many of them lying on thin, dirty mattresses on the floor, the Chittagong Hospital in Bangladesh is at breaking point.

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Who are the Rohingya and why are they fleeing?

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Considered to be some of the most persecuted people in the world, the Rohingya are fleeing their homes in Myanmar. Find out why.

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'The Rohingya Alan Kurdi': Will the world take notice now?

CNN / Asia

Zafor Alam says his 16-month-old son drowned escaping the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State.

Wednesday, Sep 13

21

Nobel winners urge UN action on Rohingya

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Twelve Nobel Prize laureates have written an open letter to the UN Security Council urging it to intervene in the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi skips UN assembly amid criticism over Rohingya crisis

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Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has canceled a trip this month to the UN General Assembly as the crisis involving minority Rohingya Muslims escalates in her country's Rakhine state.