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'Dead' Filipino child who woke up at her own funeral pronounced dead again

According to reports, doctors have found no signs of life in the girl who came back to life during her funeral on Sunday

Northern Alliance leader Abdullah Abdullah, left, and the former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan election rivals Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani agree to an audit of results

US Secretary of State John Kerry unveiled the breakthrough deal on Saturday night, the winner to form a government of national unity

Shamar Rinpoche’s body has yet to be repatriated

Did a senior Tibetan Buddhist leader's funeral plans fall foul of Himalayan power politics?

The Sharmapa held a senior position within the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, yet he was not without controversy

People watch a TV news programme reporting on North Korea's artillery shells at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea,on Monday 14 July, 2014

North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into waters near border with South

Officials in Seoul have confirmed about 90 test-firings of missiles, artillery and rockets by the North this year

Footage taken after the girl awoke.

'Dead' three-year-old girl wakes up in coffin at her own funeral in Philippines

The child had been pronounced dead by doctors

AKB48 perform during one of their daily concerts at Tokyo’s Akihabara theatre

Meet AKB48: Pop, sex and schoolgirl schtick make for controversial success

The group is one of the world’s most successful acts  – but they are steeped in controversy

Narendra Modi has Delhi’s 5,000 top civil servants, or babus, on the run

Narendra Modi tells India's inefficient bureaucrats 'it's time for work'

The new premier's habit of working long hours means his underlings are too
Chenggang had his most famous broadcasting moment when he questioned Barack Obama at the G20 Summit in 2010

Chinese news anchor Rui Chenggang detained by authorities hours before going on air

Rui was meant to present his nightly Economic News programme before being detained

A woman in Burma reads the paper while smoking

Journalists sentenced to 10 years hard labour for investigative reporting in Burma

The reporters had published a story on a weapons factory

An indoor lettuce farm is powered by LED lights

Japanese plant experts produce 10,000 lettuce heads a day in LED-lit indoor farm

The LED-powered racks rise 15 levels high and are housed within an old Sony Corp semiconductor factory

A worker Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma in Fukushima, near where an earthquake hit on Friday

Japan earthquake: Tsunami warning issued after 6.8 magnitude quake hit near Fukushima power plant

The quake was measured at a depth of 10 km (6 miles)

Pepper, the 3ft 11in shiny box of circuits who can tell jokes and respond to human emotions

‘You guys are foreign’: my date with robot that feels emotions

He’s called Pepper, stands 3ft 11in tall, and knows when you’re feeling sad. David McNeill tests the mettle of one of the new generation of androids being developed in Tokyo

The plan is to build the statue of in the state of Gujarat

India's central government to chip in for world's tallest statue

The plan to build a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the state of Gujarat dates back to at least 2010

William Hague speaks to the media at the Iraqi ministry of foreign affairs in Baghdad, Iraq, 26 June 2014. Hague arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit for talks on the Iraq's turmoil.

William Hague presses case of murdered Britons with new Indian government

Six men were initially charged with the murder of the British citizens but they were released on bail

Women in India protest against rape and other attacks on women and girls in the country

Indian girl 'raped as revenge for sex assault blamed on brother'

Ordeal for14-year-old allegedly on orders of village council

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