Mongolia's new 'cleaner' fuel linked to deaths, illness

The city's emergency unit said issues were easing once people were told the "correct ways to burn the briquettes"

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University protesters in Hong Kong must surrender to resolve stand-off peacefully: Carrie Lam

Hong Kong's chief executive said Tuesday that protesters occupying a city-centre university had to surrender

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Hong Kong vigils for dead student become violent as activists set streets ablaze

In the shopping district of Causeway Bay, hundreds lined the streets in silence, with the eerie hum of the city in the background

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Taiwan says China is an 'authoritarian' threat in the Pacific

The Solomon Islands and Kiribati decided to recognise China last month, dropping Taiwan.

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Police fire tear gas as large crowds defy Hong Kong mask ban

Large crowds marched through torrential rain in unsanctioned rallies on both sides of Victoria Harbour Sunday afternoon.

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At Fukushima plant, a million-tonne headache: radioactive water

A thousand, towering tanks have now replaced many of the cherry trees that once dotted the plant's ground.

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Hong Kong: Protesters gather in mall to read out declaration forming provisional city government

Video obtained by Reuters showed protesters - many in masks - reading out the statement…

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Hundreds return to Hong Kong streets as metro, shops shut after violence

The increasingly violent demonstrations began in opposition to a bill introduced in April that would have allowed extradition to mainland China.

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Taiwan divers search for trapped fisherman after bridge collapse kills five

Divers joined hundreds of rescuers in the search effort after Tuesday's accident injured ten people. 

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Hong Kong flash-mob rallies erupt as anger mounts over shot protester

A few thousand demonstrators mustered in a park and then began marching through the city's commercial district.

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Police shoot Hong Kong protester in chest during clashes

A Hong Kong police officer shot a protester in the chest with a live round on Tuesday during sustained clashes in the city. 

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Taiwan condemns China's 'dictatorship' on 70th anniversary of Communist rule

Taiwan's government condemns China's "dictatorship" on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic. 

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South Korean fighter jet patrols over islands disputed by Japan

South Korea showcased newly acquired F-35 stealth fighter jets to mark Armed Forces Day.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping says country will stay on path of peaceful development

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged peaceful development on the 70th birthday of Communist China.

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Taiwan shuts its schools and markets as Typhoon Mitag approaches

Typhoon Mitag is categorised by Taiwan's weather bureau as being at the second-strongest typhoon level.

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