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Myanmar searches for more Hindu corpses as mass grave unearthed

Myanmar troops on Monday searched for dozens of missing Hindu villagers feared dead after the discovery of a nearby mass grave of 28 corpses in ...

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Japan's Abe triggers snap election amid North Korea crisis

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Asia’s Toughest Jobs: The fire and brimstone miners of Ijen Crater

With its wickedly steaming cyan lake, pulsing exhausts of burning sulphur and jagged peaks, Ijen Crater in East Java is ...

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Volcano pilgrims

Every year, Hindu pilgrims in Java, Indonesia celebrate the Yadnya Kasada Festival by trekking up Mount Bromo - one of the ...


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China jails former Tianjin mayor for 12 years over graft

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