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The perilous search for 'Himalayan viagra'

July 16, 2018 - 8:07pm
More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.
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Chinese whispers around Malaysia's 1MDB scandal

July 16, 2018 - 5:35pm
Two Chinese companies are implicated in the scandal around the Malaysian investment fund, 1MDB.
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Trump tariffs will hurt global growth, IMF warns

July 16, 2018 - 1:27pm
The group says trade disputes are the 'greatest near-term threat' to the world economy.
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British caver 'could sue' Elon Musk over Twitter attack

July 16, 2018 - 8:57am
The entrepreneur called the diver a "pedo" after he ridiculed his effort to help missing Thai boys.
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Pakistan mourns 149 dead in country's second deadliest terror attack

July 16, 2018 - 8:15am
The death toll from a suicide bombing on Friday has risen to 149 people, including nine children.
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Singapore's first Premier League recruit must first do national service

July 16, 2018 - 5:48am
Benjamin Davis is the first Singaporean to sign a professional contract with a Premier League club.
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Indonesia mob slaughters nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge killing

July 16, 2018 - 3:16am
Villagers slaughter the reptiles at a sanctuary in revenge for one of them killing a local.
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China's second quarter growth meets expectations at 6.7%

July 16, 2018 - 1:08am
The world's second-largest economy is battling rising debt and mounting trade tensions with the US.
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Mumbai slum gets colourful makeover

July 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
More than 50 artists came together to paint 400 houses in the tiny fishing village of Khar Danda.
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Thai cave rescue: Classmates' paper cranes of hope for Adul

July 15, 2018 - 7:24pm
Classmates of rescued teenager Adul folded 1,000 paper cranes as they prayed for his safe return.
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Boeing 'concerns' over US-China trade row

July 15, 2018 - 2:35pm
The head of US aerospace giant Boeing warns of potential damage of growing US-China trade row.
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North Korean restaurant staff defection was forced, manager says

July 15, 2018 - 11:05am
A restaurant manager who defected to the South with 12 staff in 2016 says they were coerced.
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Thai cave rescue: Thai boys' tears for lost rescue diver Saman

July 15, 2018 - 10:05am
The youngsters now know that a volunteer died helping to save them, Thailand's health ministry says.
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Afghanistan conflict: Civilian deaths hit record high, says UN

July 15, 2018 - 8:56am
Some 1,692 deaths were recorded in the country's conflict in the first six months of 2018, UN says.
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Five boys drown in Bangladesh river after football match

July 15, 2018 - 8:37am
The school students were swept away by strong currents while bathing after a football match.
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Why this Bollywood film on middle-age love is unusual

July 14, 2018 - 7:04pm
The film about a husband trying to woo his unhappy wife is atypical by Indian movie standards.
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First video messages from rescued Thai boys

July 14, 2018 - 3:24pm
As well as updating people on their health and sending thanks, the boys had something else on their mind.
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Five places that have just broken heat records

July 13, 2018 - 8:24pm
Global heat records have fallen this month, and not just where it's summer. So what's happening?
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British POWs sank with the Lisbon Maru - should it be raised?

July 13, 2018 - 8:18pm
Some families say they want their relatives' remains returned, but a survivor says the wreck should be left as a war grave.
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The full story of Thailand’s extraordinary cave rescue

July 13, 2018 - 7:09pm
It's a remarkable story of friendship and human endurance - and it all began with a birthday party.
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