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NASA lab aims to put robots on moon before humans go

As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to launch robots… Read Article

Giant leap for India: Chandrayaan-2 to explore moon's south pole

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to launch a spacecraft using homegrown technology on Monday, and it is scheduled to touch down on… Read Article

Library bus brings books and dreams to Afghan children

Inside a big green bus in Afghanistan war-torn capital, dozens of children bury their heads in books, filling the air with their hushed reading… Read Article

Pakistani elite’s love for big cats makes animal trade a roaring business

Untold number of exotic animals are being imported or bred across Pakistan, much to the horror of helpless wildlife officials. Read Article

Heavy rain paralyses Mumbai, more predicted in next 24 hours

Mumbai, the financial hub of India, is struggling to cope with annual monsoon rains, as widespread construction and garbage-clogged drains and… Read Article

‘Wonder of nature’: Why Serbia’s donkey cheese is expensive

White, dense and rich in flavour, Serbia's one-of-a-kind donkey cheese is not only tasty but good for your health. Read Article

'Yoghurt lady' delivers treats and companionship to South Korea's elderly

Kang Mi-sook, 62, begins each weekday on the road, driving around with her motorised fridge filled with yoghurt-like drinks and greeting familiar… Read Article

Living with the dead: Urban poor take over Cambodian cemetery

Make-shift stilt houses and corrugated metal huts sprout in between colourful tombs of Smor San cemetery in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh. This… Read Article

In Kinshasa? Check out the Fulu Muziki band's 'garbage' music

A garbage dump in the Democratic Republic of Congo's bustling capital Kinshasa may be an odd place for most people to seek inspiration. But for… Read Article

Families in Bihar flee villages as brain fever unleashes mayhem

Families in villages of India's eastern Bihar state flee to safer places as a wave of death swept, claiming more than a hundred lives. Read Article

Developing countries host majority of refugees: UN report

Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million… Read Article

Gender fluid 9-year-old helps teach educators about queer youth

Keegan, a third-grader, has performed in drag as Kween-Kee-Kee twice and says he "can be himself" when he is wearing a dress. Read Article

Messi unseats Mayweather as highest-paid athlete: Forbes

Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi dethroned five-division boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather as the highest paid athlete over the past… Read Article

Monsoon delayed, heatwave persists as temperature hover around 50°C

India continues to reel under extreme heat conditions and with a temperature of 48°C, capital Delhi set a new record on Monday. Read Article

Man in India becomes 'appa', father, to 45 HIV-positive children

A man in India's southern Chennai city has adopted more than 45 HIV- positive children, who were abandoned by their families. Solomon Raj juggles… Read Article