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Where the rich and poor don't even breathe the same air

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:02:47 GMT

The first thing Jiang Wang does when she wakes up in the morning is check on her daughter to make sure she's breathing clean air.(image)

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Group claims it caught fleet with dead whale

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:31:18 GMT

The anti-whaling activist organization Sea Shepherd says it spotted a Japanese vessel with a dead whale on board, in violation of international law.(image)

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Tennis' lucky loser hits jackpot after scary fall

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:50:42 GMT

With the Australian Open boosting prize money to record levels, a lucky loser, Peter Polansky, got very lucky at the year's first major.(image)

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Japanese mini-rocket launch fails

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 04:32:12 GMT

Japan's attempt to launch one of the smallest-ever rockets into space has ended in failure.(image)

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Sunken, 600-year-old Buddha emerges from water in China

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:49:58 GMT

A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China's Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work.(image)

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China to Trump: 'One China' policy will stay

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:43:09 GMT

China's Foreign Ministry firmly pushed back Saturday against President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that the "One China" policy on Taiwan is negotiable, calling it the "political foundation" of the relationship between the US and China.(image)

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2 arrested over nightclub massacre

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:23:15 GMT

Turkish authorities arrested two Chinese citizens over alleged links to the New Year's nightclub terrorist attack in Istanbul, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency.(image)

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Suspected Dhaka cafe attack planner arrested

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:49:26 GMT

Counterterrorism forces have arrested a man suspected of being a key planner of last year's terror attack on a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a top police official said Saturday.(image)

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Pollution deaths in SE Asia could triple

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:38:15 GMT

Coal emissions in Southeast Asia are projected to triple by 2030, resulting in an increase in pollution-related deaths, according to a new Harvard-backed report published Friday.(image)

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This archipelago is one of Earth's last paradises

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:53:30 GMT

One of the last regions on Earth to remain almost entirely undocumented, Myanmar's stunning Mergui Archipelago is becoming a popular destination for luxury chartered yachts.(image)

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Why China is counting its chickens

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:52:41 GMT

China is sending five million officials to its villages, rice paddies and farms this month.(image)

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China's $100M rugby mission

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:44:27 GMT

With an investment of $100 million and ambitions to have one million players in the next five to 10 years, rugby is very much on the rise in China.(image)

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China leads the way on this year's tallest buildings

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:28:32 GMT

China is raising the stakes in the race for the 'tallest' man-made structures: six of the 10 tallest buildings predicted to top out in 2017 are in this booming corner of the world.(image)

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Fijian wrestling legend dies

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:28:21 GMT

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, the wrestler known for his high-flying leap off the ring's top rope that flattened his opponents, died on Sunday. He was 73.(image)

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Hong Kong: Kowloon highlights

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:22:09 GMT

Though to newcomers Hong Kong might seem like one big city, it's actually divided into three main areas.(image)

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Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:27:07 GMT

After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.(image)

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Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:21:21 GMT

7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are stuck.(image)

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Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:04:35 GMT

We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of Yangon.(image)

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A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment

Fri, 27 May 2016 23:39:11 GMT

It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic problems(image)

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Philippines elects its first transgender politician

Wed, 18 May 2016 07:43:16 GMT

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines congress.(image)

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Painting with shadows

Thu, 12 May 2016 08:54:13 GMT

In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes down.(image)

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Police save girls from trafficking in Vietnam

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:13:20 GMT

CNN's Alexandra Field meets five 14-year-old girls saved by the Vietnamese border police as traffickers were about to take them across the border into China.(image)

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Who is Rodrigo Duterte?

Tue, 10 May 2016 10:12:30 GMT

He's caused outrage with inflammatory comments on rape and murder, but Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is poised to become its next president. CNN's Alexandra Field reports.(image)

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