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North Korea is least reported humanitarian crisis: Care

North Korea, Eritrea, Vietnam and DRC some of world's least reported humanitarian crises, says Swiss-based NGO.

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Rare storm drops heaviest snow Tokyo has seen in years

Monday's rare snowstorm brought the highest accumulations the Japanese capital has seen since 2014.

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Vietnam jails Trinh Xuan Thanh for life over corruption

Former state official imprisoned for life, as 21 others also jailed for up to 22 years in crackdown on oil giant.

Trinh Xuan Thanh

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Thailand: Three killed in Yala market bombing

Attack in Yala was the first in months in the southern province, where Malay Muslims are fighting for autonomy.

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Sydney's National Park remains closed after wildfires

Temperature in the Australian city continues to climb with the peak expected on Monday.

Sydney's National Park

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Joyce brings joy to Western Australia

Rain from a long-lived tropical cyclone promises a good harvest for Australian farmers.

Tropical Cyclone Joyce

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North and South Korea to field joint ice hockey team

North and South Korea to form first joint Olympics team and march together under one flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

joint ice hockey team

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China bans Muslim children from Quran classes

Chinese government authorities have banned Muslim children from attending religious events during winter break, in a county in western China that is mostly populated by Muslims. 

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Hong Kong activists jailed for role in 2014 protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists jailed for contempt of court for their role in the country's 2014 'Umbrella' protests.

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Fiji PM: 'We are losing the battle' to save coral reefs

Climate change might kill the world’s coral reefs by the end of the century, affecting about one billion people.

Coral reefs in Fiji

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