One in three young men in China 'will die from smoking'
One in three of all the young men in China is likely to die from smoking.
One in three of all the young men in China is likely to die from smoking.
A scientist has caused outrage by deliberately killing a rare and beautiful bird after it was photographed for the first time.
Debate is raging in Hong Kong as to whether the British royal insignia should be removed from the nation's post boxes.
Australia is talking to the Philippines about resettling illegal migrants who try to reach its shores.
A 23-year-old refugee who became pregnant after being raped at Australia's migrant detention centre in Nauru has pleaded with Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister, to let her enter the country to have an abortion.
Singapore's national postal service, SingPost, have begun testing drones to use as part of their delivery service.
A Somali woman raped in an Australian refugee camp has been denied the right to come to the mainland for an abortion.
Hundreds of tourists were left terrified as a glass walkway suspended 3,000ft in the air began to crack beneath their feet.
A drone has recorded amazing footage of two whales swimming alongside a paddle boarder off the Australian coast.
A German woman has died after being stung by a box jellyfish on a popular Thai resort island, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the world's most toxic jellyfish.
A dramatic two-hour police car chase through an Australia coastal town ended abruptly when the man being followed ploughed into the sea in a bid to escape his pursuers.
South Korea's Chung Mong-Joon has said he is facing a 15-year suspension by FIFA's Ethics Committee that has "sabotaged" his campaign for the FIFA Presidency, but he denied any wrongdoing and vowed to continue his bid to lead soccer's world governing body.
Philippine boxing world champion and congressman Manny Pacquiao has announced he will take up a new challenge by running for a Senate seat in national elections next year.
A Chinese scientist who pioneered a malaria treatment for Communist troops in the Vietnam War has won the Nobel Prize for Medicine.
Amal Clooney has won the support of the UN in her fight to free the jailed former Maldivian president, Mohamed Nasheed, after a committee said his rights were violated and called for his immediate release.
A raging bush fire has gutted a house in the southern Australian state of Victoria.
A young boy had lucky to escape after he was nearly hit by a car when riding his kick scooter recklessly on the road.
A homeless woman laid dead in a McDonald's restaurant for 24 hours before anyone notice something was wrong.
North Korea has freed a South Korean national who is a student at New York University, in a possible sign it wants better ties with rival Seoul and may back away from a recent threat to launch a long-range rocket later this month.
A monkey which sneezes in the rain and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years.
Malaysia shut most schools nationwide for two days to protect children from a thick, noxious haze caused by smoke from burning forests in neighbouring Indonesia.
It was absolutely terrifying. I was sleeping in our safe room in the hospital. At around 2am I was woken by the sound of a big explosion nearby.
Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres says it has no faith in a US probe into the air strike that hit an Afghan hospital, killing 22 people.
Two suspected lesbians detained by Islamic Shariah police in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province will undergo rehabilitation instead of being charged with a crime, a police chief said.
Australian police have killed a lone gun man who fatally wounded an IT worker in a double shooting outside the state's police headquarters in western Sydney.
Ten people are feared dead after their passenger plane disappeared over Indonesia.
A human pyramid made up of more than 150 students came crashing down to the horror of a school assembly.
A man accused of murdering a young Indian boy as part of a witchcraft ritual was reportedly set on fire by enraged villagers.
Borat always claimed to be a trend setter.
An explosion damaged a six-storey building in China, less than a day after more than a dozen blasts killed at least seven people and injured over 50 in the same city.
A series of explosions targeting public buildings in a small city in southern China have killed at least six people and injured dozens more.
Nearly half of the material found on some paedophile websites has been stolen from parents innocently posting images of their families online, Australia's new Children's eSafety Commissioner has warned.
A 50-year-old man was brutally beaten to death and his son was severely injured on Monday night by a mob in the Indian region of Dadri after rumours circulated that the family were consuming beef.
A doctor and a nurse at a Chinese hospital were reportedly forced to stand outside a hospital and hold a dead infant aloft while bereaved family members verbally abused them in public.
Panicked holidaymakers were left scrambling to save their vehicles after a sinkhole suddenly opened up at an Australian campsite.
Sometimes things just don't go to plan.
A Japanese climber who previously lost nine fingers to frostbite has failed in his latest attempt to scale Mount Everest.
Police say a man in northern Thailand stormed in to a neighbour's home, hacked five children to death and inflicted multiple stab wounds on a pregnant woman who was looking after them.
A giant sinkhole the size of a football pitch has opened up at a campsite near Queensland's Rainbow Beach on Saturday night. Around 140 people were evacuated after the 450ft wide hole swallowed a car, caravan and camping trailer at the popular Inskip Point campsite.
Thai police have said that two men who were arrested in connection with a deadly bomb blast in Bangkok were the ones who carried out the attack and there is enough evidence to prosecute them.
Two teenagers were caught on CCTV clinging to the back of a moving train in order to avoid paying the transport fare.
This fluffy fellow has been affectionately named 'Bear Grylls' after being hit by a car near Adelaide, Australia and getting stuck in the grille of a vehicle, which was travelling at 100kph.
US and Australian authorities in Malaysia have warned of a potential terrorist attack in a Kuala Lumpur shopping area famous for its street vendors.
The Dalai Lama has astonished his millions of followers by declaring that any female successor to his role will have to be "very attractive" to do the job.
Gunmen have abducted a Norwegian resort manager, two Canadians and a Filipino woman from a southern Philippine island.
Cherie Blair was reportedly barred from attending a Foreign Office meeting with her client, the Maldivian foreign minister, in the latest twist in her legal battle against Amal Clooney over the fate of the islands' former leader.
A female zookeeper has been attacked and killed by a Sumatran tiger in New Zealand.
Approximately 40 saltwater crocodiles have gathered for a group fishing session near Kakadu in Australia's Northern Territory.
A Saudi Arabian diplomat accused of repeatedly raping and abusing two Nepalese maids has left India under cover of diplomatic immunity, while Nepal on Thursday called for justice for the women.
A cheating husband from South Korea who separated from his wife 15 years ago has been refused a divorce by the country’s Supreme Court.
Japanese fishermen were left reeling after hauling in a colossal catch not far from the site of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster.
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