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India's thermal coal imports fall
Exports of coal to India have fallen for the third month in a row as the nation's economy weakens

Seven hikers missing in Nepal avalanche
A search and rescue operation is underway in Nepal after seven people went missing in an avalanche on a hiking trail

Asia shares pause near high ground
Asian stock markets are trading near their recent record highs, as oil prices rise after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down.

Indon footbridge collapse kills nine
A footbridge has collapsed on Indonesia's Sumatra island, throwing people into a raging river, nine people have died.

Hong Kong protesters call for democracy
A 'Universal Siege Against Communism' demonstration in Hong Kong the latest in a relentless series of protests against the government.

N.Korea replaces foreign minister: report
North Korea has replaced its foreign minister as part of a major political reshuffle, according to a report citing multiple unnamed sources in Pyongyang.

Xi ends Myanmar visit with raft of deals
China's president has finished his trip to Myanmar with a flurry of deals, including an agreement that advances Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative.

N.Korean foreign minister replaced: report
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho is being replaced, with his successor due to be revealed in coming days, according to the Seoul-based NK News.

Asteroid impact caused dinosaur extinction
A new study published in the journal Science has confirmed that an asteroid striking the earth 66 million years ago caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs.

Seven hikers missing in Nepal avalanche
Four South Korean trekkers ans three local guides are missing from Nepal's northwest region after an avalanche.

Myanmar welcomes visit of China's Xi
Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a two-day visit to Myanmar, aiming to shore up massive infrastructure projects.

Lynas says lawsuit filed in Malaysia
Australia's Lynas Corp says a court case has been filed in Malaysia challenging a local government decision to renew the rare earths miner's operating licence.

Pakistan gives 55-year terms to Islamists
A Pakistani court has sentenced 86 radical Islamists to 55-year jail terms for violence committed over the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case.

Philippine farmers save stock from volcano
A lull in volcanic activity has given evacuated residents who live under the Taal volcano in the Philippines a chance to save animals and retrieve belongings.

Thailand finds second case of new virus
A second case of the new Chinese coronavirus has been found in Thailand, with a Chinese woman quarantined since her arrival this week.

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