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Thailand slams media for cave boys interviews

CNN / Asia

Authorities in Thailand have accused foreign media of behaving irresponsibly by interviewing members of a juvenile football team who were trapped in a flooded cave for two weeks before a miraculous rescue.

07

Singapore hack affects 1.5 million -- including Prime Minister

CNN / World

The largest healthcare provider in Singapore, SingHealth, has suffered a massive hack that's affected about quarter of the city-state's population.

Friday, Jul 20

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India's ruling party to face no-confidence vote over mob violence

CNN / Asia

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to face a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Friday in the wake of a spate of mob attacks against minorities and high profile rape cases.

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10 objects that define Indian design

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Design is a mirror of our attitudes, and uniquely Indian gestures like churning, combing and calculating are reflected in it. Items used regularly, like tea holders and spice boxes, are part of a long-standing tradition placing the design…

03

Pakistan election: Who is likely to be the country's next leader?

CNN / Asia

Pakistan's general election on July 25 is poised to be a transformative moment for the nuclear-armed country, as it continues to deal with the fallout of the arrest and conviction of former leader Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges.

Thursday, Jul 19

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South Korea ruled partly liable in ferry tragedy

CNN / World

A South Korean court ruled Thursday the government is partially liable for the tragic sinking of the Sewol ferry four years ago and must compensate families of the victims, according to news agencies.

21

Philippines orders 71-year-old nun deported

CNN / Asia

A 71-year-old Australian nun was ordered to leave the Philippines on Thursday after years of angering the government of President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Thai boys recount the moment they realized they were trapped

CNN / World

The 12 members of a youth soccer team and their coach who spent more than two weeks trapped underground in a flooded cave network in northern Thailand have been discharged from hospital.

14

Sunken warship off Korea may have hoard of gold

CNN / Asia

A massive Russian ship with a potential fortune in gold on board has been discovered at the bottom of the ocean more than a century after it sank, a South Korean company said Thursday.

06

Xi Jinping heads to Africa to clinch China's hold over the continent

CNN / Asia

Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Africa this week as Beijing moves to further cement its role as one of the continent's closest economic and diplomatic allies.

02

Security tightened as Pakistan braces for more election violence

CNN / World

Pakistan is due to vote next week in general elections overshadowed by deadly terrorist attacks, hundreds of arrests and accusations of widespread interference by the military.

Wednesday, Jul 18

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The latest class on the Indian curriculum: Happiness

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"Happiness," spell the large letters on the chalkboard in a classroom in the Government Boys' Senior Secondary School in the southwest of India's capital, Delhi.

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11-year-old girl raped by 17 men since January, police say

CNN / World

An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 different men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on Tuesday.

11

Hong Kong pro-independence party threatened with legal ban

CNN / Asia

The United Kingdom has expressed "concern" over the Hong Kong government's proposed use of a colonial-era law to ban a pro-independence group.

09

Hit movie sparks debate on China drug costs

CNN / Asia

A new Chinese box office hit has sparked public debate on the high cost of cancer drugs and prompted calls for government action.

India's 87 miles-per-hour zip line

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Below, the rushing Ganges River cuts through an open canyon and green trees blanket the hillsides. Amid the Himalayan scenery, a slow countdown cuts through the silence.

Tuesday, Jul 17

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'Mobocracy' can't be new normal, says India's top court on lynching

CNN / Asia

India's Supreme Court has recommended the government enact new laws to combat a rise in mob violence, amid a sharp rise in the number of so-called vigilante attacks.

Japan and EU sign massive trade deal

CNN / Money / News

The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that covers 600 million people.

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Big-budget Chinese film flops

CNN / Asia

Anybody wanting to see one of China's most highly-anticipated summer movies this week will be out of luck.

Monday, Jul 16

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Cave rescuer considers suing Elon Musk

CNN / World

British rescuer Vern Unsworth says he is considering legal action against US billionaire Elon Musk after he made an unfounded and disparaging claim he was a "pedo", or pedophile, in a now-deleted tweet.

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Mob slaughters 300 crocodiles

CNN / Asia

Nearly 300 crocodiles were slaughtered in revenge killings by a mob in Indonesia over the weekend.

12

WhatsApp rumour mob kills man in latest attack, 30 arrested

CNN / Asia

Indian police arrested 30 people after a man was lynched by a huge mob incensed by rumors of child kidnapping spread on WhatsApp.

Killer heat latest misery for flooded Japan

CNN / World

A heat wave in southern Japan has killed at least eight people, dealing another blow to a country still recovering from the worst flooding in decades.

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How one Indian state is leading the way for transgender rights

CNN / Asia

The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, a move aimed at easing their stigmatization.

At least 149 killed in Pakistan terror strike targeting political rally

CNN / Asia

At least 149 people were killed and 186 injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan that targeted the convoy of a political candidate in this month's general election, according to Qaim Lashari, the Deputy Commissioner of Balochistan's Mastung…

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How to cycle around Taiwan in 12 days

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Ready to bicycle around Taiwan? The island's 602-mile Cycle Route No. 1 is becoming one of Asia's greatest cycle routes.

Sunday, Jul 15

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Boys mourn Navy SEAL who died during rescue

CNN / Asia

The 12 boys who were trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for almost three weeks paid tribute to the Navy SEAL who lost his life during the rescue operation.

05

Gay men, adulterers publicly flogged in Indonesia

CNN / Asia

As many as 15 people were punished with public caning Friday for violating Sharia law in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province.

Saturday, Jul 14

06

2 new warships in one day for China

CNN / Asia

China's navy is getting bigger and better and doing it at a speed unmatched by any nation around the globe.