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Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt

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A Japanese climber who lost nearly all his fingers on Everest has died on his eighth attempt to summit the mountain.

Meth trafficking in SE Asia 'alarming,' UN warns

CNN / Asia

The production and trafficking of methamphetamine in the Mekong Delta region of Southeast Asia is rising at "alarming levels," the United Nations has warned.

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North Korean waitresses were tricked into defecting in 2016, manager says

CNN / World

When 13 North Korean workers defected en masse from a restaurant in China in April 2016, it was a propaganda boost for South Korea and a huge embarrassment for their homeland.

Monday, May 21

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Mahathir Mohamad Fast Facts

CNN / World

View CNN's Fast Facts on Mahathir Mohamad and learn more about the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

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Statewide alert declared as virus kills 3 in India

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Three people in the southern Indian state of Kerala have died of the Nipah virus.

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US and China call a ceasefire in trade dispute

CNN / Asia

'We're putting the trade war on hold,' US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday

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Moon heads to US amid fears for Kim summit

CNN / Asia

South Korean President Moon Jae-In heads to Washington on Monday to do what he can to shore up plans for a US-North Korea summit that seem to be on shaky ground.

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China sends satellite to moon's dark side

CNN / Asia

China is one step closer to landing on the dark side of the moon after the launch of a satellite that will set up a communication link between the Earth and the country's planned lunar probe,

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The world's most beautiful floral hotels

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If you llike a lovely flower arrangement, check into one of the world's most beautiful floral hotels. Here's a bouquet of 11 options from the Kitano Hotel in New York to the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai.

Sunday, May 20

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Pakistani victim's mission was to promote 'mutual understanding'

CNN / Asia

Karachi In Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a family is in mourning. Thousands of miles away on Friday in Texas, the eldest child of the house, 17 year old exchange student Sabika Sheikh was one of the ten teenagers killed in the Santa Fe…

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China tests nuclear-capable bombers at South China Sea island

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China says it has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an island in the South China Sea, the latest in a series of maneuvers putting Beijing at odds with its neighbors and Washington over China's growing military presence around…

Friday, May 18

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North Korea won't give visas to South Koreans to cover nuclear site closure

CNN / Asia

South Korean journalists may not be allowed to enter North Korea to cover the closure of Pyongyang's nuclear test site, authorities in Seoul said, less than a week after they were reportedly invited.

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Trump warns Kim his country could be 'decimated'

CNN / Asia

President Trump offered another guarded response to warnings from North Korea Thursday, saying it's possible the upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un doesn't happen.

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Puppetmaster: Is Xi behind North Korea's pushback on talks?

CNN / World

US President Donald Trump suggested Thursday Beijing could be behind North Korea's recent harsh rhetoric against Washington in the past week, which has thrown the June summit in Singapore into doubt.

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China's Xi Jinping moves to embrace Marxism

CNN / Asia

Why is President Xi Jinping, the most powerful Chinese leader in decades, presiding over a wealthy and resurgent China, embracing the philosophical ideas of Karl Marx?

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How a child rape revealed the problems facing modern India

CNN / Asia

There is little indication of the ugliness that unfolded within this small pink-walled temple to Ram, the Hindu deity, here at the center of a lush jungle clearing in the foothills of northern India.

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Police seize 72 bags of cash, jewels in Najib raids

CNN / World

Malaysian police have seized dozens of bags stuffed with jewels, cash and luxury goods from properties linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak, according to state media.

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Messages in bottles sent across sea to North Korea

CNN / World

When the activists arrive on the island on in a small truck and car, a dirt road was blocked by a piece of construction equipment.

Thursday, May 17

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Is North Korea trying to get Bolton fired?

CNN / Asia

Video capturing the last moments of a fugitive Moammar Gadhafi on October 20, 2011 is still available online.

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India's BJP forms new government in Karnataka -- for now

CNN / Asia

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party candidate was sworn in as chief minister in the southern state of Karnataka Thursday, despite criticism the party didn't win enough seats to form a government in the closely watched regional election.

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Police raid home of PM beaten in election

CNN / Asia

Police entered the home of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday night, according to Bernama and Reuters.

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WH on N. Korea summit threat: We expected this

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After North Korea threatened to withdraw from talks, the White House is trying to manage expectations. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Wednesday, May 16

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These Aussie marsupials are having so much sex they are literally killing themselves

CNN / Asia

Two species of antechinus, the black-tailed dusky and the silver-headed, has been added to Australia's endangered species list.

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1 dead, 3 injured in sword attack on Indonesian police

CNN / Asia

Four attackers armed with samurai swords targeted a police station in western Indonesia on Wednesday morning, killing at least one officer, police said.

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The $20 billion 'umbilical cord': China unveils the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

CNN / World

The $20 billion Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is at the heart of plans to develop China's Greater Bay Area

Malaysian politician released after royal pardon

CNN / Asia

Anwar Ibrahim, a former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister, has been released from prison after being granted a pardon by the country's king, according to Anwar's son-in-law Mohamad Khairul.

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India overpass collapse kills at least 15

CNN / Asia

At least 15 people have been confirmed dead and more than 10 injured in the Indian city of Varanasi after a partially constructed overpass collapsed Tuesday evening, trapping drivers and pedestrians below.

North Korea threatens to abandon planned meeting

CNN / Asia

North Korea has threatened to abandon planned talks between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in June if Washington insists on pushing it "into a corner" on nuclear disarmament.

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Nuclear test site dismantling has begun, North Korea monitors say

CNN / Asia

Satellite images appear to show North Korea is shuttering its nuclear test site, according to analysts from North Korean monitoring site 38 North.

Key India election yields no clear winner

CNN / Asia

Results of a closely watched state election in India, widely seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after more than four years in office, showed no clear winner Tuesday, setting of a flurry of political jockeying as…