A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit central Myanmar, damaging pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan and killing at least four people.
India's government has approved plans to ban the booming commercial surrogacy industry, a move that would block thousands of foreign couples who flock to centres...
Drones will be used to deliver pizzas to Kiwis in what Domino's Pizza says is a world first.
Select members of the public in Singapore will able to hail a free ride using their smartphones in self-driving taxis.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the US mainland is within striking distance after a successful sub-missile launch.
United Nations diplomats say a closed-door meeting will be held to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch.
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A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging nearly 200 pagodas in the famous ancient capital...
China has showcased images of a 200kg rover it says will explore Mars after blasting off from Earth in July or August 2020.
Two bombs have rocked a southern Thai beach town, killing one and wounding 30 others.
South Korea says the North has test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine.
North Korea test-fired a submarine–launched ballistic missile on Wednesday, days after threatening a nuclear strike in retaliation at the start of large-scale...

Over 300 dead in India floods

Flooding in eastern and central India has left over 300 people dead and forced mass evacuations.
Ultra-marathon runner Sam Gash has begun a three-month run across India to raise awareness of child poverty and education.
Indonesian authorities have stepped up security on the island of Bali after reports emerged over the weekend of a planned terror attack.

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