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North Korea defector wakes after being shot crossing the DMZ

The soldier, wounded on the border with the South, is now talking to doctors and watching TV. BBC News – Asia

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US service members face restrictions after fatal Okinawa crash

A US service member was involved in a collision that led to the death of an Okinawa man in the island’s capital of Naha, Sunday morning, US Forces Japan said in a news release Monday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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US to declare N Korea ‘sponsor of terror’

President Donald Trump says the US is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, triggering further sanctions. BBC News – Asia

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Majority of Indians happy with PM Modi and economy, but there’s a catch

Nearly nine out of 10 Indians are happy with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while eight in 10 are happy with the state of the economy, according to a new poll. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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Push to outlaw bad air as Delhi slums choke

As the Indian capital continues to choke under a blanket of thick brown smog, an opposition lawmaker wants clean air to be a legal right for all. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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Images show North Korea’s ‘submarine ballistic missile programme’

Satellite images appear to show North Korea developing a submarine launched ballistic missile BBC News – Asia

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New scrutiny over Zimbabwean army chief’s visit to Beijing days before nation plunged into political chaos

A visit by Zimbabwean army commander Constantino Chiwenga to China would not normally be seen as unusual, given Beijing’s status as Zimbabwe’s largest foreign investor and longtime ally. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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Cambodia court orders main opposition party to dissolve

Cambodia’s Supreme Court court ordered the dissolution of the country’s main opposition party Thursday, a move observers say marks another disturbing blow to democracy. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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North Korea warns Trump he will ‘pay dearly’

US President Donald Trump may claim he would never insult Kim Jong Un, but North Korea clearly thinks differently. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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Trump hails China’s North Korea envoy — but experts are doubtful

US President Donald Trump has hailed the Chinese government sending an envoy to North Korea Friday as a “big move” in the wake of his five-country trip to Asia. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia