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Asia

9 May
North Korea denounced a plot from the U.S. and South Korea to attack its "supreme leadership" with a bio-chemical weapon. The North Korean reports also said a "Korean-style anti-terrorist attack...
8 May
A gas leak at a coal mine in central China's Hunan province killed 18 miners and injured 37, state media reported on Monday. The accident happened at around 11 a.m. and the injured miners had been sent to...
8 May
South Korean presidential election campaign entered its last day on Monday. That will elect a new leader following months of political turbulence. Leading candidates attended rallies and news conferences and...
7 May
In various colours and sizes, hundreds of four-legged pooches ran alongside their human owners for charity in a Bangkok park on Sunday. This running event was thought to be the first of its kind in Thailand. The...
7 May
At least 50 students at an Indian school were taken to hospital on Saturday complaining of breathlessness and eye irritation following a gas leak from a fuel tanker, the school's vice principal said. ...
7 May
An 85-year-old Nepali man attempting to become the oldest to climb Mount Everest died at the base camp on Saturday. He’s the second climber to die in a week while preparing to climb the world's highest...
5 May
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves legislation to tighten sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state. Ryan Brooks...
5 May
A huge sandstorm, which has covered most parts of north China since Wednesday, began to clear in Beijing on Friday. Thanks to strong winds, a clear sky and improved visibility have been welcomed across the...
4 May
North Korea's state media publishes a rare criticism of China, saying Chinese state media commentaries calling for tougher sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear program are undermining relations and...
2 May
North Korea would need to clear many conditions before a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be contemplated, the White House said on Monday. After Trump told...

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