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  1. Deadly attack on Methodist church in Pakistan

    At least eight people are killed as suicide bombers target a Methodist church service in Quetta.
  2. Storm Kai-tak: Philippines landslides kill 26, more missing

    At least 23 people are missing on the island of Biliran where rocks "as big as cars" were dislodged.
  3. Police investigate four baby deaths at South Korea hospital

    Family members say they had concerns about the health of the infants before they died.
  4. Sydney man charged with being 'economic agent' for North Korea

    Chan Han Choi, 59, is arrested and charged with breaching sanctions and weapons laws.
  5. Hua Yong: Detained Chinese artist's emotional last video

    On-the-run artist Hua Yong's message to his daughter as Chinese police close in on him goes viral.
  6. Swati Maliwal: Call to speed up child rape executions in India

    A leading women's rights advocate says the government should take tougher action on rapists.
  7. Australia citizenship row: Government wins key by-election

    Victory in the bitterly fought Sydney by-election means the ruling coalition retains its tiny majority.
  8. North Korea 'hacked crypto-currency exchange in South'

    Crypto-currencies may have been targeted in order to evade global financial sanctions on the North.
  9. Australia abuse: Archbishop rejects call to report confessions

    A top Catholic cleric in Australia says breaking the seal of confession would undermine doctrine.
  10. North Korea must earn right to talks, says US Secretary of State Tillerson

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson toughens his stance after earlier offering talks with no preconditions.
  11. Japan court rules father legally responsible for secret IVF child

    The Japan court ruling comes after a woman used a frozen embryo without the father's knowledge.
  12. China investigates attack on South Korea photographer

    He reportedly suffered fractures and eye damage after being kicked by Chinese security guards.
  13. Chinese visitors left furious by 'fake' butterfly exhibition

    A visitor said he had travelled 100km to see the exhibit, but felt he had been "cheated".
  14. 'Flirty secretary' smart assistant taken offline in China

    The avatar, which could be made to flirt and dance, is offline after a suggestion it objectified women.
  15. 'Flat-chested' K-pop star responds to 'cruel' body comments

    Online critics said she didn't look right for K-pop, but Amber Liu from girl group f(x) is fighting back.
  16. A Chinese groupie on K-pop's China crisis

    South Korea and China have been on frosty terms, so what has that meant for Chinese fans of K-pop?
  17. Geminid meteor shower dazzles over northern hemisphere

    If you missed the annual Geminid meteor shower, cameras captured the celestial display over China.
  18. Beware when rescuing baby elephants

    Rescuers in Sri Lanka had a tricky task handling a protective mother when a baby elephant got stuck in a drain.
  19. Recapturing the swagger

    How one of Australia's best Aboriginal boxers overcame a time when his life unravelled.
  20. Press under pressure

    Recent attacks highlight reporting in a nation where the army and militants are often beyond the law.