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20/06/2017 04:48

Temples transformed: superheroes bolster Buddha's ranks

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Superheroes are coming to the rescue of Thailand's temples, where monks have commissioned giant statues of comic book icons and toy robots to entertain children while parents donate to their coffers.

11/05/2017 09:11

Japan university to set up ninja studies centre

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A Japanese university is planning what it says will be the world's first research centre devoted to ninja -- the black clad assassins known for secrecy and stealth.

08/05/2017 15:06

Indian student made to remove bra over exam cheat fears

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An Indian student said Monday she was made to remove her bra in public by school authorities over exam cheating fears, minutes before sitting a crucial test.

24/04/2017 11:46

Police fire at student protesters in Indian Kashmir

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Police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing students in Indian Kashmir on Monday, as violence in the disputed Himalayan region intensified.Hundreds of...

23/04/2017 10:01

Australia police stop driver, 12, on epic car journey

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A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast through the vast Australian outback was stopped by traffic police more than a thousand kilometres into the epic road trip, authorities said Sunday.

19/04/2017 05:34

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

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Bangladesh on Tuesday began training thousands of teenage girls to fight cyber crime, citing an «alarming» rise in social media-related abuses mostly targeting adolescents.

18/04/2017 05:30

Students clash with police in Indian Kashmir protests

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Hundreds of students clashed with government forces in Indian Kashmir during protests Monday against a police raid on a college, as tensions ran high in the restive region.

09/01/2017 11:00

Hair today, hungover tomorrow as young Japanese come of age

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Draped in dazzling kimonos, thousands of expensively made-up young Japanese women marked their entry into adulthood on Monday -- with many planning a night on the booze to celebrate.

04/01/2017 00:55

Chrysler's new tech-rich concept car aims young

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Fiat-Chrysler on Tuesday unveiled a concept car designed for Millennials: an electric-powered minivan with modular components that can be adapted for autonomous driving.

29/09/2016 18:16

Sex and phones: MTV launches global Snapchat series

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MTV is launching several series exclusively for its international Snapchat users -- and the topics will, aptly, include phones.

19/09/2016 15:14

Four-in-10 Japanese are virgins: poll

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More than 40 percent of young Japanese single adults are virgins, a government survey has shown, and almost three-quarters of men are not in any kind of relationship.

28/03/2016 11:04

Dreams of fame at the School of Go

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For the past two years, 12-year-old Cho Sung-Bin has spent nearly all his waking hours focused on a wooden board covered with black and white stones, honing the skills he hopes to translate into a lucrative career as a professional Go player.

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