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    S. Korea is lifting sunken Sewol ferry

    S. Korea is lifting sunken Sewol ferry


    Efforts have begun to recover the Sewol ferry from the sea off South Korea, three years after it sank killing 304 people, mostly...

    Efforts have begun to recover the Sewol ferry from the sea off South Korea, three years after it sank killing 304 people, mostly students.
    US jet ablaze in N. Korea propaganda video

    US jet ablaze in N. Korea propaganda video


    North Korean government website Uriminzokkiri released a propaganda video that appears to show a military strike on a US aircraft carrier and a US...

    North Korean government website Uriminzokkiri released a propaganda video that appears to show a military strike on a US aircraft carrier and a US bomber.
    Iranian movie big winner at Asian Film Awards

    Iranian movie big winner at Asian Film Awards


    Iranian movie, "The Salesman," has struck gold again. A month after winning the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, the drama picked up Best Screenplay at the Asian Film Awards, which is widely considered to be the East's version of the Academy...

    Iranian movie, "The Salesman," has struck gold again. A month after winning the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, the drama picked up Best Screenplay at the Asian Film Awards, which is widely considered to be the East's version of the Academy Awards.
    One park fights back against toilet paper thieves

    One park fights back against toilet paper thieves


    It seems like the pettiest of powder room problems, but apparently toilet paper theft has gotten so bad at the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing, authorities have installed facial recognition software in the...

    It seems like the pettiest of powder room problems, but apparently toilet paper theft has gotten so bad at the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing, authorities have installed facial recognition software in the stalls.
    Can China fix its mammoth water crisis?

    Can China fix its mammoth water crisis?


    The residents of Dawu, in central China's Henan province, say they are being killed by their...

    The residents of Dawu, in central China's Henan province, say they are being killed by their water.
    India: Hindu hardliner now state leader

    India: Hindu hardliner now state leader


    The appointment of a polarizing Hindu hardliner as the next chief minister of an Indian state with almost 40 million Muslims has raised concerns about the country's direction under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party...

    The appointment of a polarizing Hindu hardliner as the next chief minister of an Indian state with almost 40 million Muslims has raised concerns about the country's direction under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
    A novel way to get elderly drivers off the road

    A novel way to get elderly drivers off the road


    Japanese pensioners aren't in a rush to dump their driving licenses, but one police department is hoping to entice them to retire from the roads with a novel incentive -- discount...

    Japanese pensioners aren't in a rush to dump their driving licenses, but one police department is hoping to entice them to retire from the roads with a novel incentive -- discount funerals.
    'Piggy Bank' turtle dies after surgery

    'Piggy Bank' turtle dies after surgery


    The green sea turtle nicknamed "Piggy Bank" has died after vets in Thailand removed 915 coins from her stomach earlier this...

    The green sea turtle nicknamed "Piggy Bank" has died after vets in Thailand removed 915 coins from her stomach earlier this month.
    Are the Middle East and Asia growing closer?

    Are the Middle East and Asia growing closer?


    The Middle East and Asia are growing closer in the wake of US President Donald Trump's election, experts say, after a series of high-profile visits teased broader diplomatic and economic ties between the two...

    The Middle East and Asia are growing closer in the wake of US President Donald Trump's election, experts say, after a series of high-profile visits teased broader diplomatic and economic ties between the two regions.
    Impeached President Park to meet with prosecutors

    Impeached President Park to meet with prosecutors


    South Korea's ousted President Park Geun-hye will meet with prosecutors Tuesday, the first time since she lost her executive...

    South Korea's ousted President Park Geun-hye will meet with prosecutors Tuesday, the first time since she lost her executive immunity.
    Exhibition reveals architect's artistic prowess

    Exhibition reveals architect's artistic prowess


    "There Should Be No End to Experimentation," an exhibition exploring the conceptual early works of the late British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid has opened in Hong...

    "There Should Be No End to Experimentation," an exhibition exploring the conceptual early works of the late British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid has opened in Hong Kong.
    China cuts all coal imports from North Korea

    China cuts all coal imports from North Korea


    China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of 2017. CNN's Will Ripley has an exclusive look at how these sanctions are affecting the...

    China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of 2017. CNN's Will Ripley has an exclusive look at how these sanctions are affecting the country.
    Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?

    Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?


    After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor...

    After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.
    Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?

    Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?


    7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are...

    7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are stuck.
    Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market

    Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market


    We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of...

    We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of Yangon.
    A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment

    A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment


    It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic...

    It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic problems
    Philippines elects its first  transgender politician

    Philippines elects its first transgender politician


    CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines...

    CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines congress.
    Painting with shadows

    Painting with shadows


    In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes...

    In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes down.
    Who is Rodrigo Duterte?

    Who is Rodrigo Duterte?


    He's caused outrage with inflammatory comments on rape and murder, but Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is poised to become its next president. CNN's Alexandra Field...

    He's caused outrage with inflammatory comments on rape and murder, but Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is poised to become its next president. CNN's Alexandra Field reports.
    Police save girls from trafficking in Vietnam

    Police save girls from trafficking in Vietnam


    CNN's Alexandra Field meets five 14-year-old girls saved by the Vietnamese border police as traffickers were about to take them across the border into...

    CNN's Alexandra Field meets five 14-year-old girls saved by the Vietnamese border police as traffickers were about to take them across the border into China.