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Winter Olympics open with ceremony and momentous encounter

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:38:07 GMT

South Korean President Moon Jae-in shook hands with Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as tjhe 2018 Winter Olympics began in spectacular fashion.(image)

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The Koreas: Divided by war, united by a flag?

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:36:23 GMT

North and South Korea have marched under one flag no fewer than seven times since 1991. Will the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang be any different?(image)

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Pence meets North Korean defectors

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:45:00 GMT

US Vice President Mike Pence worked to deny North Korea a propaganda victory Friday, contrasting the growing excitement over Pyongyang's participation at the Olympic Games with powerful reminders of what he has called the most "tyrannical regime on the planet."(image)

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India's balancing act as Modi heads to Ramallah

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:17:41 GMT

There was a hug on the tarmac, a visit to the Taj Mahal and even a selfie with some of Bollywood's finest.(image)

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ICC may probe Duterte war on drugs

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:29:55 GMT

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is looking into Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs, his spokesman said.(image)

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North Korea shows off tanks and troops

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:49:03 GMT

Troops, missiles and tanks rolled into North Korea's historic Kim Il Sung Square Thursday in a highly-anticipated display of military might on the eve of South Korea's Winter Olympics.(image)

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7 dead, hundreds injured in Taiwan earthquake

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:26:31 GMT

Dozens of people are missing following a deadly earthquake in Taiwan, with more than 40 feared trapped in a multistory building tilting perilously in the northeastern city of Hualien.(image)

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North Korea requests oil to refuel ship carrying Olympic delegation

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:28:43 GMT

North Korea has requested extra oil to help refuel a ship carrying members of its Olympic delegation, Seoul's Unification Ministry said Wednesday.(image)

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Schools shut in response to flu outbreak

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:24:44 GMT

Thousands of Hong Kong school children will be getting an early start to their Lunar New Year holiday as the city's education authorities ordered the closure of all kindergartens and primary schools to fight an outbreak of flu.(image)

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Why a state of emergency in the Maldives

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:17:39 GMT

The Indian Ocean island nation of the Maldives is engulfed in a political crisis, after the President defied a Supreme Court ruling to reinstall opposition MPs and release political prisoners.(image)

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Uyghur Muslims detained in 'political education' camps

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 00:33:52 GMT

Thousands of Uyghur Muslims are currently being detained in cramped conditions at so-called political education camps in China's restive far-western region of Xinjiang -- and the trend shows no sign of abating, exiled Uyghur activists and human rights advocacy groups say.(image)

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Sri Lanka is China's latest 'pearl'

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 03:27:44 GMT

When Sri Lanka's government first looked to develop a port on its southern coast that faced the Indian Ocean, it went not to China, but to its neighbor, India.(image)

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Kids missing for 52 years: Evacuation ended

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:36:01 GMT

Police have ended work at an excavation site in the Australian city of Adelaide after finding no sign of the remains of three children who went missing 52 years ago.(image)

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Buildings reduced to rubble in 2017

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 02:04:19 GMT

Last year, was a record-breaker for skyscrapers. Globally, 144 towers more than 200 meters tall were built -- more than in any other year, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.(image)

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Australian Open heat: Players being sent to 'abattoir'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:07:50 GMT

It was another scorcher at the Australian Open and for the second day in a row, a French player bore the worst of it then took aim at organizers.(image)

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Striking photos of China's left-behind kids

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 22:04:33 GMT

For more than three years, photographer Ren Shichen has traveled across China taking portraits of the country's left-behind children -- some of the estimated nine million young kids that are currently growing up without Mom or Dad in China.(image)

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China's enduring love of steam trains

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:34:28 GMT

A steam locomotive winding through a mountainous landscape is an unforgettable sight.(image)

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Exclusive video tells of Rohingya massacre

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:39:12 GMT

Exclusive footage reveals accounts of carnage from the village of Tula Toli in Myanmar, where the army allegedly massacred Rohingya Muslims.(image)

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See how bad Delhi's pollution is

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:56:15 GMT

India's capital is blanketed in heavy smog, with air so polluted that breathing it in is considered roughly equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day.(image)

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Why does North Korea hate the US?

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 07:28:08 GMT

The North Korean regime teaches its citizens to hate America. But why? CNN's Will Ripley explains how it all started.(image)

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Dorms & canteens: Inside a North Korean factory

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 09:53:17 GMT

CNN's Will Ripley was shown around North Korea's largest textile factory complex.(image)

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Play with elephants at this treetop paradise

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:13:12 GMT

CNN Travel's Elite Escapes visits the Four Season's luxury tent complex in Thailand's Chiang Rai province.(image)

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Legends of judo: Yasuhiro Yamashita

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:33:54 GMT

Meet Yasuhiro Yamashita, one of the greatest heavyweight judokas in history. The Japanese legend ended his career with a 203-match unbeaten streak.(image)

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Inside India's obesity epidemic

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:09:30 GMT

India, once notorious for malnutrition, is now a land of obesity. CNN talks to experts, doctors and families about why.(image)

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From above: The Rohingya mass exodus

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:36:19 GMT

Drone footage provided by UNHCR shows Rohingya refugees' mass exodus into Bangladesh from Myanmar.(image)

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