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Scales tip in fight against HIV
The number of people with HIV who have access to medical treatment has risen above 50 per cent for the first time, UN reports.


E.Timor votes in parliamentary elections
More than 20 political parties are vying for 65 seats in East Timor's parliamentary elections.


'Jet-set monk' extradited to Thailand
A former Buddhist monk wanted for alleged child molestation has been extradited from the US to face charges in Thailand.


Bus falls into Indian gorge, killing 25
Twenty-five people have died after a bus plunged into a gorge in northern India.


Malaysia bans 'Despacito'
The record-breaking Spanish language song Despacito has been banned on Malaysian state radio and television because of its lyrics.


Myanmar's coal plan sparks protest
Coal-fired power presents the most immediate option for Myanmar as it looks to rectify its inadequate electricity networks, but it is an unpopular option.


Thai general guilty of human trafficking
A Thai army general is among those found guilty in the country's biggest ever human trafficking case.


Air strikes kill at least 20 in Yemen
At least 20 Yemeni civilians including women and children have been killed with a Saudi-led coalition air strike hitting a village in the south.


Indonesia moves against Hizbut Tahrir
Indonesia has revoked hardline group Hizbut Tahrir's legal status but what that means for the group's future is unclear.


Bad weather brought down Myanmar plane
Investigators say an Myanmar military plane crashed into the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board after entering thick cloud just over an hour into the flight.


China optimism cheer Asia stocks
Investor sentiment on Asian markets has been supported by a raft of upbeat economic news out of China.


N.Korea can't hit US with any 'accuracy'
North Korean missiles may have the range to reach the US, but they don't have the guidance ability to strike with accuracy, a senior US defence member says.


Hizbut Tharir files Indon court challenge
Hizbut Tahrir in Indonesia has filed a constitutional court challenge against the government's recent presidential decree which would allow them to be banned.


Indonesian Speaker denies wrongdoing
Setya Novanto, chairman of Indonesia's second-biggest political party, has denied corruption allegations.


Tropical Storm leaves four dead in Vietnam
Tropical Storm Talas has left a trail of destruction in Vietnam, with four people killed and five missing, and more than 4000 houses having roofs blown off.


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