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India climber body retrieved from Mount Everest

May 28, 2017 - 11:56pm
The body of Ravi Kumar was spotted inside a crevice last week.
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Kyrgyzstan president shows off his musical skills

May 28, 2017 - 11:02pm
And he's not the only leader with musical talents...
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N Korea fires Scud missile into sea, its third test in three weeks

May 28, 2017 - 10:34pm
Observers say it indicates Pyongyang is making progress towards missiles capable of carrying warheads.
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Australia to send 30 additional troops to Afghanistan

May 28, 2017 - 9:08pm
Canberra will deploy an extra 30 military advisers after a request from the US, the government says.
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Skin fade

May 28, 2017 - 7:28pm
When BBC correspondent Secunder Kermani wanted a haircut in Pakistan he decided to head for the city known as Little England.
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Is Sri Lanka 'up for sale'?

May 28, 2017 - 7:13pm
Sri Lanka is allowing Chinese firms to take over key assets, as it struggles to repay loans it was given by China.
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Innocence lost

May 28, 2017 - 7:07pm
Artwork by children in the region depicts childhoods ruined by the violence of adults.
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India's Kashmir conflict through the eyes of a child

May 28, 2017 - 7:06pm
How a child in Indian-administered Kashmir is capturing conflict through art.
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Silent world

May 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Photographing the shrines along the route of a traditional Buddhist pilgrimage.
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The women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam

May 28, 2017 - 6:50pm
The women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam could face the death penalty, but who are they?
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Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indy 500

May 28, 2017 - 4:20pm
Fernando Alonso's bid to win the Indy 500 at his first attempt ends with an apparent Honda engine failure as Takuma Sato takes victory.
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Disabled North Korean musicians showcase talent on UK tour

May 28, 2017 - 11:56am
The musicians, singers and dancers were given permission by their government to travel to the UK.
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Philippines violence: 19 killed during push against jihadists

May 28, 2017 - 8:37am
There has been a fifth day of fighting as the military tries to expel jihadists from the city of Marawi.
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Sri Lanka floods: Residents afraid as more rain forecast

May 28, 2017 - 6:18am
Emergency teams rush to deliver aid to victims of deadly flooding, with further rain predicted.
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All at sea

May 27, 2017 - 7:35pm
China's relentless drive to dominate the waters around Japan is making Tokyo increasingly uneasy.
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Urban farmers

May 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
Bangalore's last farmers are surrounded by concrete and millions of people, and many are giving up.
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Schapelle Corby: 'Ganja Queen' trafficker deported from Bali

May 27, 2017 - 4:38pm
Schapelle Corby was jailed for marijuana smuggling in a case which caused outrage in Australia.
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AlphaGo: Computer defeat 'painful' for Chinese Go prodigy

May 27, 2017 - 3:33pm
The Google-owned algorith beats Ke Jie three-nil at Chinese board game.
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Philippines' Duterte under fire for second rape joke

May 27, 2017 - 1:48pm
The Philippines president said soldiers were allowed to rape up to three women.
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Sri Lanka floods: Nearly 500,000 displaced as death toll rises

May 27, 2017 - 10:05am
Flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains have killed more than 100, officials say.
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