Category: Asia

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North Korea for high flyers

An ultralight aircraft flies over the city of Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 16. Until a few months ago, if you wanted a bird’s eye view of North Korea’s capital, there was basically...

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Fewer people nuts over betel chewing in Taiwan

TAIPEI: Betel nut beauties, or “Bin Lang Xi Shi” in Mandarin, were once a common sight along roadsides in Taiwan. These young Taiwanese women wearing seductive, barely-there clothing, sell betel nuts to mostly male...

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24 killed in stampede of Hindu pilgrims in India

At least 24 people were killed and 20 others injured in a stampede that occurred as they were crossing a crowded bridge to reach a Hindu religious ceremony in northern India on Saturday, police said. The...