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Chinese authorities have arrested 175 people in the country's biggest ever operation to recover stolen artifacts. China’s Ministry of Public Security said 1,168 cultural relics...

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The recent heat wave has killed more than 1,000 people in India as temperatures nearing 122F (50C) in some areas. Most deaths have taken place...

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A severe heat wave that has driven daytime temperatures as high as 118°F (48°C) in parts of India has claimed over 500 lives. Most deaths...

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A number of landslides have hit Nepal since the 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 25 which killed more than 8,000 people and injured many more. The...

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Kim Jong-un's elder brother Kim Jong-chul has been spotted attending two Eric Clapton concerts in London. The footage shows a man resembling Kim Jong-chul visiting...

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Two migrant boats holding more than 200 people have been rescued in Myanmar’s waters near the border with Bangladesh. It was the first such rescue...

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Former Indian actress Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu after the state governor...

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Korean Air’s former head of in-flight service Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a...

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North Korea claims it made progress on nuclear miniaturization by creating warheads small enough to fit on a missile. A North Korean defense official said...

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's visit to North Korea has been canceled by the secretive country without explanations one day before he was due...

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Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra has pleaded not guilty in a brief hearing at the start of her trial on charges of negligence. Yingluck Shinawatra, 47,...

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A Chinese zoo has shot dead a lion after it killed one of its keepers and escaped its enclosure. The incident took place on May...

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Prince Harry had a Cinderella moment with a little girl during his visit to New Zealand on May 15. Kensington Palace shared on Instagram the...

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Australia's agriculture conditions for dogs: A dog can be taken to Australia, but only if it came from an approved country, is not pregnant and...

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Johnny Depp’s Yorkshire Terriers Boo and Pistol have been flown out of Australia after facing being put down, the country's agriculture minister has said. Barnaby...

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Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Ismaili Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Karachi, killing at least 43 and injuring other 20, police say. According...

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According to South Korea’s spy agency, General Hyon Yong-chol, the North Korean defense minister, has been executed for showing disloyalty to Kim Jong-un. The spy...

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At least 48 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in the second earthquake that hit Nepal on May 12, officials say. At...

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Secular blogger Ananta Bijoy Das has been killed in north-eastern Bangladesh in the country's third such deadly attack since the beginning of 2015. Ananta Bijoy...

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A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, killing at least four people. The new tremor hit the country two weeks after more...

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New Zealand police dog Thames has been found alive in the bush after spending seven days on the run. Four-year-old, sable-colored German Shepherd Thames went missing...

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During the second day of his visit to New Zealand, Prince Harry has met his reptilian namesake, a 100-year-old Tuatara lizard called Henry. The Tuatara...

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Prince Harry got a traditional Maori welcome during his visit to New Zealand. The royal arrived in New Zealand for a week-long tour of the...

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North Korea has announced it successfully tested a submarine-launched missile. If confirmed would be a significant boost in North Korea’s arsenal. Pictures on state media showed...

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A Pakistani military helicopter crashed during an emergency landing in the mountainous Gilgit-Baltistan territory killing at least six people. The ambassadors of Norway and the...