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Oregon woman spends 41st birthday in East Timor jail

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Stacey Addison, an American veterinarian from Oregon, spent her birthday in a prison in the small Southeast Asian nation of East Timor. She’s being held there in connection with a drug investigation in which she says she was unwittingly caught...

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Japanese food of the future

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CNN’s Talk Asia visits Sakurae Toyonaka where owner Kenji Mitsuda serves up some of their modern...

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Grief led to greening China's deserts

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Each year Yi Jiefeng does what she can to stop China turning into a...

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Music gives Indian children a voice

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As Faith Gonsalves walks through the dusty streets of a slum on the outskirts of New Delhi, she passes pigs rummaging through piles of trash, and colorful saris hanging out to dry. In a nearby doorway, a girl and a boy sit with furrowed...

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Top museum shows a grim history

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The steep rock walls of Thailand’s Hellfire Pass symbolize the slavery, starvation, torture and lost lives of thousands of POWs and Asian civilians during World War II, when Japan forced them to build the infamous Death Railway to boost its invasion of...

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Insects the next big food phenom?

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“Why not eat insects?” asked Vincent Holt, a 19th century British author in his eccentric treatise on changing the English...

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