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Asia

27 Jul
Indonesian President Joko Widodo was welcomed with a guard of honor in Tokyo on Wednesday to mark the start of his official visit. Widodo was accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, and was later...
26 Jul
A massive sandstorm hit northwestern China's Qinghai province recently and trapped tourists for hours. Footages showed a sandstorm approaching fast, as if it was a moving wall of sand, and turning the sky...
26 Jul
At least 21 people have died and 30 others are ill after drinking altered liquor in western India, officials said Tuesday. The deaths occurred in Ahmedabad and Botad districts of Gujarat state, where manufacturing...
26 Jul
Indonesian President Joko Widodo is in Beijing, the first stop on a tour of East Asia during which he will also visit South Korea and Japan. Widodo, the host of this year's Group of 20 meeting, is scheduled to...
25 Jul
Indonesian President Joko Widodo was heading to Beijing on Monday. Widodo, host of the G-20 Leaders summit in mid-November, will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang and then hold talks with...
25 Jul
China added a laboratory to its permanent orbiting space station on Monday. The Wentian lab module was launched from the Wenchang space base on the tropical island province of Hainan on Sunday. After 13 hours of...
25 Jul
Dozens of people have evacuated two towns on Japan's main southern island of Kyushu where a volcano spewed ash and lava into the nighttime sky. Large rocks fell as far as 2.5 kilometers from the Sakurajima volcano...
25 Jul
A gunman opened fire on university campus in the Philippine capital region on Sunday, killing a former town mayor and two others in a brazen attack ahead of a graduation ceremony. The suspect was armed with two...
25 Jul
A woman who hails from an ethnic minority community was sworn in as president of India on Monday. After the ceremony, India's new President Droupadi Murmu inspected an honor guard at the Presidential Palace....
25 Jul
In the wake of political turmoil in Sri Lanka's capital, 70 miles to the east the country's tea pickers are worried for their future. The tea industry has survived since before the First World War but global...

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