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    Singapore hack affects 1.5 million -- including Prime Minister

    Singapore hack affects 1.5 million -- including Prime Minister


    The largest healthcare provider in Singapore, SingHealth, has suffered a massive hack that's affected about quarter of the city-state's...

    The largest healthcare provider in Singapore, SingHealth, has suffered a massive hack that's affected about quarter of the city-state's population.
    Xi heads to Africa to clinch China's hold over the continent

    Xi heads to Africa to clinch China's hold over the continent


    Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Africa this week as Beijing moves to further cement its role as one of the continent's closest economic and diplomatic...

    Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Africa this week as Beijing moves to further cement its role as one of the continent's closest economic and diplomatic allies.
    India's ruling party to face no-confidence vote

    India's ruling party to face no-confidence vote


    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to face a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Friday in the wake of a spate of mob attacks against minorities and high profile rape...

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to face a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Friday in the wake of a spate of mob attacks against minorities and high profile rape cases.
    Pakistan votes: Who are the frontrunners?

    Pakistan votes: Who are the frontrunners?


    Pakistan's general election on July 25 is poised to be a transformative moment for the nuclear-armed country, as it continues to deal with the fallout of the arrest and conviction of former leader Nawaz Sharif on corruption...

    Pakistan's general election on July 25 is poised to be a transformative moment for the nuclear-armed country, as it continues to deal with the fallout of the arrest and conviction of former leader Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges.
    Court rules South Korea must compensate families in Sewol tragedy

    Court rules South Korea must compensate families in Sewol tragedy


    A South Korean court ruled Thursday the government is partially liable for the tragic sinking of the Sewol ferry four years ago and must compensate families of the victims, according to news...

    A South Korean court ruled Thursday the government is partially liable for the tragic sinking of the Sewol ferry four years ago and must compensate families of the victims, according to news agencies.
    Philippines orders deportation of 71-year-old nun

    Philippines orders deportation of 71-year-old nun


    A 71-year-old Australian nun was ordered to leave the Philippines on Thursday after years of angering the government of President Rodrigo...

    A 71-year-old Australian nun was ordered to leave the Philippines on Thursday after years of angering the government of President Rodrigo Duterte.
    Thai boys recall battle to survive cave ordeal

    Thai boys recall battle to survive cave ordeal


    Members of the "Wild Boars" Thai youth soccer team and their coach have described their rescue from a flooded cave as a miracle, thanked the experts who saved them and discussed how the experience will affect the rest of their...

    Members of the "Wild Boars" Thai youth soccer team and their coach have described their rescue from a flooded cave as a miracle, thanked the experts who saved them and discussed how the experience will affect the rest of their lives.
    Warship rumored to carry hoard of gold found on ocean floor

    Warship rumored to carry hoard of gold found on ocean floor


    A massive Russian ship with a potential fortune in gold on board has been discovered at the bottom of the ocean more than a century after it sank, a South Korean company said...

    A massive Russian ship with a potential fortune in gold on board has been discovered at the bottom of the ocean more than a century after it sank, a South Korean company said Thursday.
    Security tightened as Pakistan braces for more election violence

    Security tightened as Pakistan braces for more election violence


    Pakistan is due to vote next week in general elections overshadowed by deadly terrorist attacks, hundreds of arrests and accusations of widespread interference by the...

    Pakistan is due to vote next week in general elections overshadowed by deadly terrorist attacks, hundreds of arrests and accusations of widespread interference by the military.
    11-year-old girl in India raped by 17 men since January, police say

    11-year-old girl in India raped by 17 men since January, police say


    An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on...

    An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on Tuesday.


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    Hong Kong pro-independence party threatened with legal ban

    Hong Kong pro-independence party threatened with legal ban


    The United Kingdom has expressed "concern" over the Hong Kong government's proposed use of a colonial-era law to ban a pro-independence...

    The United Kingdom has expressed "concern" over the Hong Kong government's proposed use of a colonial-era law to ban a pro-independence group.
    Box office hit sparks debate on drug prices in China

    Box office hit sparks debate on drug prices in China


    A new Chinese box office hit has sparked public debate on the high cost of cancer drugs and prompted calls for government...

    A new Chinese box office hit has sparked public debate on the high cost of cancer drugs and prompted calls for government action.
    'Mobocracy' cannot be the new normal, says India's top court on lynching

    'Mobocracy' cannot be the new normal, says India's top court on lynching


    India's Supreme Court has recommended the government enact new laws to combat mob violence, amid a sharp rise in the number of so-called vigilante...

    India's Supreme Court has recommended the government enact new laws to combat mob violence, amid a sharp rise in the number of so-called vigilante attacks.
    British rescuer considers legal action against Musk over 'pedo' tweet

    British rescuer considers legal action against Musk over 'pedo' tweet


    British rescuer Vern Unsworth says he is considering legal action against Elon Musk after he made an unfounded claim he was a "pedo", or pedophile, in a now-deleted...

    British rescuer Vern Unsworth says he is considering legal action against Elon Musk after he made an unfounded claim he was a "pedo", or pedophile, in a now-deleted tweet.
    Japan floods: Heat wave adds to misery in devastated areas

    Japan floods: Heat wave adds to misery in devastated areas


    A heat wave in southern Japan has killed at least eight people, dealing another blow to a country still recovering from the worst flooding in...

    A heat wave in southern Japan has killed at least eight people, dealing another blow to a country still recovering from the worst flooding in decades.
    India WhatsApp rumors: Mob kills man in latest attack, 30 arrested

    India WhatsApp rumors: Mob kills man in latest attack, 30 arrested


    Indian police arrested 30 people after a man was lynched by a huge mob incensed by rumors of child kidnapping spread on...

    Indian police arrested 30 people after a man was lynched by a huge mob incensed by rumors of child kidnapping spread on WhatsApp.
    At least 149 killed in Pakistan terror strike targeting political rally

    At least 149 killed in Pakistan terror strike targeting political rally


    At least 149 people were killed and 186 injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan that targeted the convoy of a political candidate in this month's general election, according to Qaim Lashari, the Deputy Commissioner of Balochistan's Mastung...

    At least 149 people were killed and 186 injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan that targeted the convoy of a political candidate in this month's general election, according to Qaim Lashari, the Deputy Commissioner of Balochistan's Mastung region.