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Dalai Lama says he might not be born again

14th Dalai Lama looking for ways to prevent China exerting more control over Tibetan Buddhism

Wrestlers compete during the annual Naadam festival

Grunt and grapple: Mongolia’s passion for wrestling fights off lures of booming economy

Ancient cave paintings depict two men grappling with one another in front of a crowd - in a scene still frequent today

Businessman Tay Za, who is blacklisted by the US

Blacklisted Burmese tycoon leading hunt for missing climbers

Businessman with ties to military authorities heads mountain rescue team in search for pair

Burger King Japan's new Kuro burger range

Burger King launches black burger with 'bamboo charcoal cheese and squid ink sauce' in Japan

The Kuro Pearl and Kuro Ninja burgers also contain squid ink

Brian Davidson and his partner Scott Chang exchanging the rings during their wedding ceremony at the British ambassador's residence in Beijing

Gay rights storm in Beijing as senior British diplomat marries boyfriend at ambassador's residence

Pictures posted on Weibo sparking a storm over gay rights in China

(L-R) Bernardetta Boggian, Olga Raschietti, Lucia Pulici, three Italian nuns murdered while working as missionaries in the African nation of Burundi.

Three Italian nuns found killed in Burundi 'after armed robbery'

Convent officials believe the women were killed in two separate attacks

Family members of passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, cry as they gather to pray Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing, on the six-month anniversary of the disappearance of the plane

MH370: Chinese police raid vigil for missing passengers on six month anniversary

A ceremony marking the six month anniversary of MH370’s disappearance was disrupted by Chinese police

Investigators are consider 1000 flight paths of the vanished Malaysia Airlines flight

MH370: Search restarts as investigators consider 1,000 possible flight paths

Six months after Malaysia Airlines 370 mysteriously vanished, authorities are looking at thousands of possible flight paths

An aerial view of the flood hit area in Pargawal village of Akhnoor sector in Jammu the winter capital of Kashmir, India

Thousands trapped and hundreds killed by floods in India and Pakistan

In Indian Kashmir, around 2,500 villages were either partially or completely submerged

Malaysia is sending a search team to the MH17 crash site to gather evidence

MH17: Malaysia sending search team to crash site 'before winter' to gather evidence

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says they need to "assemble physical evidence" to prove the downing of the jet

Indian women hold swords as they wait to welcome Indian Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and candidate for Amritsar's parliamentary seat

Battle for India’s soul: Allegations spread of Islamist ‘Love Jihad’ to convert Hindu women through seduction, marriage and money

Hindu nationalist leaders are joining right-wing activists to openly declare India a nation of Hindus

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif shake hands at Modi's inauguration

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sends mangoes to Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to sweeten relations ahead of possible New York meeting

Diplomatic spat last month over Kashmir led to suspension of talks and a souring of mood

Watch the moment three prisoners break out of a Chinese jail

Video: A rare prison break in China has been caught on CCTV

Shweta Prasad

Shweta Prasad: Former Bollywood child star says she is one of many Indian actresses caught in prostitution after arrest

Actress said she was lured into the sex trade because of financial difficulties

Surender Koli said he had lured the children to the property with sweets and chocolates

'House of horrors' cannibal murderer who raped and dismembered 19 young women and children to be hanged in India

Surinder Koli, who also admitted necrophilia, said he had lured the children to the property with sweets and chocolates

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