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Thousands flee as ISIS gains foothold in Philippines

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:24:40 GMT

During the rainy season on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, storms are foreshadowed by flashes of lightning in the distance, visible above the treetops.(image)

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Human cost of ISIS in Philippines

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:49:00 GMT

A look inside a Philippines military hospital that is taking in the wounded who are fighting to counter an ISIS insurgency in the country.(image)

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Displaced and desperate: 'I will never go back to Marawi'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:36:01 GMT

Following a shock attack by ISIS-aligned militants which captured the southern Philippines city of Marawi last month, hundreds of thousands of its weary citizens have fled the horror of life under the control of jihadists -- a horror compounded by a relentless campaign of bombing by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).(image)

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Chinese releases Nobel winner with cancer

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:12:41 GMT

Jailed Chinese dissident and Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has been diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer and granted medical parole, his lawyer told CNN.(image)

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Scores die in Pakistan oil tanker blast

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:10:15 GMT

At least 120 people died and 130 were injured when an oil tanker truck exploded in Bahawalpur city in eastern Pakistan, according to officials.(image)

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Kashmir cable car accident kills 7

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:20:37 GMT

At least seven people have died after falling from a cable car during strong winds in the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir.(image)

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Hong Kong handover: The protest symbols China's scared of

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:02:32 GMT

When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997 after more than 150 years of British rule, the Bauhinia flower was chosen as the symbol of the new Chinese special administrative region.(image)

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What young Indians think of Donald Trump

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:02:14 GMT

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.(image)

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Police scramble to capture wild boar in Hong Kong

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:36:38 GMT

It wasn't your typical police chase in Hong Kong.(image)

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Pilot urges prayers as 'technical issue' forces turnaround

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:03:00 GMT

An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue."(image)

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China landslide: Desperate search for survivors

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:34:33 GMT

About a thousand rescuers are searching through rubble to find 118 people missing after a landslide devastated their village in Sichuan province, southwestern China.(image)

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Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong for 20th anniversary of handover

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:39:45 GMT

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong for the 20th anniversary of the city's handover to Chinese sovereignty, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua.(image)

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South Korea's new presidential pooches, and why they matter

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:54:17 GMT

When South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in took up residency in the Blue House last month, his choice of pets raised some eyebrows.(image)

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Ani Choying Drolma: Nepal's rock star nun

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:28:22 GMT

Ani Choying Drolma was not stabbed as a teenager by her Tibetan sculptor father in one of his many fits of rage.(image)

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Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 03:53:38 GMT

Tensions in northeast Asia are among their highest in decades, amid continued missile testing by Pyongyang and saber-rattling from Tokyo, Beijing and Washington.(image)

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Architects reimagine Hong Kong's high-rise housing

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:50:34 GMT

With space at a premium, Hong Kong architects have for the past 60 years been tasked with building upwards not outwards.(image)

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Thai flight attendants welcome Britney Spears with 'Toxic' video

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:23:07 GMT

Who could forget the music video to Britney Spears' 2003 hit "Toxic"?(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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