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'Dragon Lady' keeps eye on North Korea

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:02:59 GMT

The first flight takes off from Osan Air Base just after daybreak, ascending high above the Korean Peninsula to collect and send critical data back to US military headquarters in South Korea.(image)

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US spy satellites detect N. Korea activity

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:43:13 GMT

US spy satellites spotted a mobile missile launcher capable of launching an intermediate range ballistic missile being moved in a way that leads the US military to believe preparations are being made for a possible launch, a senior US defense official tells CNN. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.(image)

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State funeral for 'Pakistan's Mother Teresa'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:11:58 GMT

A German nun known as "Pakistan's Mother Teresa" is to be buried Saturday in a state funeral in the port city of Karachi -- a first for a Christian woman in the predominantly Muslim country.(image)

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Far-right Australian senator slammed for burqa 'stunt'

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:11:22 GMT

An Australian senator known for her strong stance against Muslim immigration has been widely condemned for wearing a burqa to Parliament House.(image)

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Umbrella Movement leaders sentenced

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:06:28 GMT

A Hong Kong court has jailed Joshua Wong and two other leaders of the 2014 "Umbrella Movement," three years after they helped organize the largest pro-democracy protests ever held in the city.(image)

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MH37: Scientists may have new clue

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:03:59 GMT

Newly-discovered satellite photos may have given scientists a fresh clue as to the location of Malaysian Airlines 370, one of the world's most famous aviation mysteries.(image)

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32 killed in bloody night in Philippines province

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:58:48 GMT

Thirty-two suspected drug dealers were killed in shootouts across one province in the Philippines on Tuesday, police said, in a bloody 24 hours for the country's war on drugs.(image)

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US, China military chiefs reach deal

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:43:45 GMT

Top US and Chinese military commanders signed a deal in Beijing Tuesday to improve communications between the two forces amid ongoing disputes in the South and East China Seas.(image)

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Relatives try to move children from hospital where 68 died

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:58:32 GMT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Independence Day speech Tuesday with a call for the country to stand shoulder to shoulder with people of the city of Gorakhpur as they mourn the deaths of 68 children in a state-run hospital.(image)

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Pastor recounts hardships of life in North Korea

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:42:54 GMT

The Canadian pastor who released from a North Korean prison camp has recounted the privations he suffered during two and a half years of hard labor.(image)

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3 Britons to be caned in Singapore

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:00:14 GMT

Three British men accused of rape will be caned in Singapore after pleading guilty to a lesser crime, according to court documents.(image)

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A-bomb delivery ship found

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:18:01 GMT

It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.(image)

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In Asia in 70s? You could be in these photos

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:30:06 GMT

A Vietnam veteran is trying to reconnect with his street photography subjects through social media.(image)

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Teenagers get plastic bags banned

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:38:17 GMT

Melati and Isabel Wijsen started campaigning against plastic bags in Bali when they were 10 and 12. Four years later, they are about to succeed.(image)

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The bridge that changed China forever

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:34:29 GMT

China may be home to both the longest and highest bridges in the world, but neither is as pioneering as the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge.(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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Ole Scheeren's daring addition to Bangkok's skyline

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 02:27:15 GMT

German architect Ole Scheeren has been transforming Asian skylines with his signature geometric style for over a decade.(image)

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