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Gina Lopez, Philippine anti-mining advocate, dies aged 65

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gina Lopez spoke out against deforestation and mining in the Philippines Staunch eco-campaigner and former...

British woman ‘horrifically burnt’ in Cambodia explosion

Video A British backpacker has been seriously injured when a petrol station exploded in Siem Reap, Cambodia. One person died and 13 others were inju...

'Nightmare' hand statue looms over New Zealand city

Image copyright City Gallery Wellington Image caption The newly-installed sculpture is the stuff of nightmares A giant hand which has been described ...

Indonesia Papua: Local parliament torched in Manokwari unrest

Image copyright EPA Image caption The West Papua Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) building was set on fire Indonesian authorities say they have re...

Kashmir schools re-open but students stay home

Image copyright Abid Bhat Image caption Classrooms at schools visited by reporters mostly appeared empty Some schools re-opened in Indian-administere...

Jonathan Dick: Australian 'most wanted' murder suspect captured

Image copyright VICTORIA POLICE Image caption Jonathan Dick was arrested over the killing of his brother One of Australia's most wanted fugitives has...