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US health vote delay pressures Asia stocks
Asian stocks are down after a delay in a US Senate vote on healthcare rekindled worries about the delivery of Donald Trump's business friendly policies.


Pyongyang compares Trump to Hitler
North Korean state media has launched a sharp attack on US President Donald Trump, comparing him to Hitler.


Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7
Samsung will soon begin selling a refurbished version of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, which last year became notorious after some handsets caught fire.


Rare rhino dies after mating goes wrong
A rare female rhinoceros that died in a national park in Nepal is believed to have been fatally injured during a violent mating session.


Chinese Nobel laureate 'beyond surgery'
The wife of recently released Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo says there's nothing that can be done for her husband's late-stage liver cancer.


Duterte 'alive and well' despite rumours
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is alive and in good health despite disappearing from the public eye, the government says.


14-year-old shogi whiz excites Japan
A 14-year-old Japanese boy has broken a 30-year-old record with 29 consecutive wins in the game shogi.


Asian firms' confidence at 3-year high
Asian businesses are growing more confident as the US economy improves and Europe shows signs of recovery.


Obama, family go rafting in Indonesia
Former US President Barack Obama and his family have been enjoying a river rafting trip while on holidays in Indonesia.


Thailand, Myanmar burn drugs worth $A1.3b
Myanmar and Thailand have marked the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking by burning drugs worth $A1.3 billion.


Polls open in Mongolia for elections
Mongolians are casting their votes in a presidential election that pits traditional politicians against a feng shui master in the resource-rich nation.


Fuel truck explodes in Pakistan, 153 dead
More than 150 people have been killed in Pakistan after an oil tanker burst into flames following a crash on a major highway.


Cable car crash in Kashmir kills seven
Seven people have been killed in a cable car crash in Indian Kashmir after a pine tree fell and knocked the car off the cable.


Overturned tanker in Pakistan kills 148
Almost 150 people have been killed in Pakistan after an oil tanker burst into flames following a crash on a major highway.


Indon policeman killed in knife attack
Militants have scaled the fence of an Indonesian police post near a police headquarters and shouted 'Allahu Akbar' before stabbing a policeman to death.


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