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The M/V Fugro Discovery, which along with the Malaysian-contracted GO Phoenix, is searching for MH370

MH370 search latest: Wreckage from missing Malaysia Airlines jet 'most likely to wash up on Indonesian coast'

Officials say they continue to receive reports of debris in Australia – but that a drift west is much more likely

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during an inspection tour of a newly-built housing complex in Pyongyang on October 14, 2014

North Korea 'to close its borders to tourists' due to concerns over the spread of Ebola

There have been no reported cases of the Ebola virus in North Korea, although in the past it has sealed its borders to foreign visitors because of health concerns

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during an inspection tour of a newly-built housing complex in Pyongyang on October 14, 2014

North Korea 'to close its borders to tourists' due to concerns over the spread of Ebola

There have been no reported cases of the Ebola virus in North Korea, although in the past it has sealed its borders to foreign visitors because of health concerns

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (centre) touring the construction site of the Munsu Swimming Complex in Pyongyang, North Korea back in September

Kim Jong-un 'purge': North Korea officials missing for weeks 'may have been executed'

South Korean media reports link disappearances to Kim Jong-un

Call me Superman: one of many unusual names chosen by Chinese students

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem

Police try to calm a clash between protesters and taxi drivers at a barricade in the Mong Kok district

Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators march on home of Beijing-backed leader as talks stall

Anger at a lack of substantive concessions by senior officials following talks with student leaders

A prisoner is escorted for execution at a public rally in Zhanjiang in China’s Guangdong province

China 'executed 2,400 people in 2013' – three times the rest of the world combined

The figures by Dui Hua were an estimate as the figures are a state secret

Satellite images shows the snow on the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal as Cyclone Hudhud made its way through the region on October 15

Himalayas avalanches: Satellite images show full extent of blizzards which killed trekkers in Nepal

Images released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show the snow-cover as cyclone Hudhud made its way through the region

Indian hotel room where young British couple found dead was 'littered with pills'

James and Alexandra Gaskell found on Tuesday in Agra, near the Taj Mahal

Malaysian dog-petting event upsets Muslim clerics

800 people turned up to the 'I Want to Touch a Dog' event

These powerful portraits of dogs minutes before being put down show the harsh realities facing many rescue centres every day

If you're thinking of getting a dog, consider your local shelter

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Robert Kelvin Ellis: Wife of British man found with throat cut in a Bali rice field 'confesses to ordering the killing'

The 60-year-old businessman was found dead on Tuesday morning

Widows, who have been abandoned by their families, light sparklers after offering prayers on the banks of the river Yamuna as part of Diwali celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International in Vrindavan, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

Diwali: What is the festival of lights and how is it celebrated around the world?

The festival of Diwali is being celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains this week

The giant steel Christmas tree lit up at the western mountain peak known as Aegibong in Gimpo, South Korea, in 2010

South Korea pulls down 'Christmas tree' condemned by North as propaganda warfare

North Korea had previously threatened to bomb the Christian symbol

In a scene from ‘Nuclear Nation’, residents of Futaba return to their town for the first time after the nuclear meltdown

Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

New film shows the plight of those uprooted after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami which triggered meltdowns at the nuclear plant

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How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
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KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

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The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker
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From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Patrick Grafton-Green wonders if they can ever recapture the old magic
Thousands of teenagers to visit battlefields of the First World War in new Government scheme

Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

A new Government scheme aims to bring the the horrors of the conflict to life over the next five years
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West Indies tour of India: Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

Decision to pull out of India tour leaves the WICB fighting for its existence with an off-field storm building
Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
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