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Singapore: no more cars allowed on the road, government says

The number of buses and goods vehicles will be allowed to continue growing but the growth cap for private cars will be cut to zero in 2018Singapore, one of the most expensive places in the world to buy a vehicle, has announced it will freeze the number of

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Kim Jong-nam: women accused of murder tour airport where he was killed – video

The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader’s half brother Kim Jong-nam have visited the crime scene at Kuala Lumpur International Airport as part of a re-enactment of the attack. Continue reading...

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Women accused of killing North Korea's Kim Jong-nam revisit scene of crime

Suspects Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong take part in reconstruction at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur airport, watched by judge and lawyersThe two women accused of killing the North Korean leader’s half brother have toured the Malaysian airport whe

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Kim Jong-nam murder: Women revisit Malaysia airport

The two women are accused of rubbing toxic nerve agent on the half-brother of North Korea's leader.

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Xi Jinping to gain more power as China Communist congress ends

The Communist Party congress could elevate him to the level of party founder Mao Zedong.

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Dreamworld tragedy 'shattered' lives, victims' mother says

The mother of two victims of an Australian theme park accident has described her year of grief.

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The youth voice at China's Congress

A student counsellor's experience at the Communist Party Congress

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Thai king funeral: The royal pyre built over a year

After almost a year of preparations, Thailand's late king will be cremated with an elaborate display.

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Salvage superstar

Meet the Pakistani girl whose recycled bags are proving a big hit

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Myanmar Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh plea over 'untenable' exodus

Donors hear a plea for help for nearly 1m who have fled Myanmar, as the crisis continues unabated.

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AC/DC producer George Young dies at 70

Australian songwriter and AC/DC producer George Young dies aged 70.

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Is this the most ridiculous penalty you've ever seen?

Bangkok Sports Club beat Satri Angthong 20-19 in a dramatic penalty shootout that culminated in one of the most astonishingly lucky penalties ever scored.

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Wada to investigate claims of doping in China in 1980s and 1990s

Claims that more than 10,000 Chinese athletes used banned substances in the 1980s and 1990s will be investigated by Wada.

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How Thai King's funeral looked in 1926

Rare footage of the 1926 funeral of Thailand's King Rama VI shows traditions likely to be repeated.

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Can Nepal's temples be saved from the rubble?

Nepal's temples are in danger of being lost forever, more than two years after a devastating earthquake.

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Indonesia demands answers after military chief refused entry to US

Gen Gatot Nurmantyo was invited to attend counter-extremism conference but was told he could not board flightIndonesia has said an apology from the US after its military chief was denied entry at the weekend does not go far enough.Gen Gatot Nurmantyo and

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What now for Japan after Abe's landslide election victory?

Experts give their views on where Japan is headed after a sweeping win for the incumbent prime ministerAfter Shinzo Abe’s crushing defeat of the opposition in Sunday’s election five Japan experts give their views on what lies ahead for the c

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UK diver swims to safety after Australia shark scare

The man said he was "followed" by a large shark during part of his ordeal in Australia.

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Japan's leader just won a resounding election victory, but he's still unpopular

Shinzo Abe's recent triumph isn't expected to boost his ratings, which remain weak following a string of scandals.

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Japan PM Shinzo Abe promises to deal with North Korea threat

Shinzo Abe says "strong diplomacy" was needed, as exit polls show him winning Sunday's election.

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