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Fans, celebrities mourn death of K-pop star Sulli

Fans, celebrities mourn death of K-pop star Sulli

Fans and fellow performers on Tuesday mourned the death of a K-pop star who had long been the target of online bullying, some calling for greater mental health support for those working in the country ...

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

A former senior South Korean prosecutor was convicted of abuse of power and jailed for two years Wednesday in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the country's #MeToo movement.

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand.

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

A group of 21 Vietnamese illegal immigrants were found hidden inside a truck transporting sparkling water from France to Britain, a UK interior ministry source said Wednesday.

Indian Dalit youth killed 'for owning, riding horse', 3 detained

Indian Dalit youth killed 'for owning, riding horse', 3 detained

A young farmer from India's Dalit community has been beaten to death for owning a horse, which is seen as a symbol of power and wealth, police said Saturday.

18 killed in Thai double decker bus crash

18 killed in Thai double decker bus crash

At least 18 people were killed and dozens wounded when a bus travelling in northeastern Thailand veered off the road and smashed into a tree, authorities said Thursday.

India's turtle warriors embrace mission to save threatened species

India's turtle warriors embrace mission to save threatened species

Since he was a boy, Soumyaranjan Biswal has kept a night vigil at the beach near his coastal Indian village where tens of thousands of tiny olive ridley turtles gather to lay their eggs.

Taiwan military veterans clash with police in pension protest

Taiwan military veterans clash with police in pension protest

Protesters including senior military veterans pushed down a gate to Taiwan's parliament building Tuesday and clashed with police as they tried to storm in over pension cutbacks.

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass: police

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass: police

Five people were killed when a city bus ploughed into a pedestrian underpass in western Moscow on Monday, traffic police said.

Mass protest in Morocco after two die in coal mine

Mass protest in Morocco after two die in coal mine

Thousands of people protested in northeast Morocco on Monday against economic marginalisation after two young men died while digging in an abandoned coal mine.

Japanese firm to offer 'drive-thru' funeral service

Japanese firm to offer 'drive-thru' funeral service

A Japanese funeral parlour is set to offer relatives the chance to pay their final respects to deceased loved ones without leaving the comfort of their cars.

Cambodia jails Australian nurse over surrogacy clinic

Cambodia jails Australian nurse over surrogacy clinic

A Cambodian court on Thursday sentenced an Australian nurse to 18 months in prison for sourcing clients for a surrogacy clinic in the impoverished kingdom, as authorities tackle 'womb for rent' businesses.