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Kim Jong-un claims to have cured Aids, Ebola and cancer with single miracle drug

The Northern Korean dictator has made some spectacular claims about scientific advances in the country

Delhi government announces new student loan scheme - to mixed responses

Student group says the move will only benefit private universities and banks

Hospital staff working in the isolation ward in Thailand where the 75-year-old man is being treated for Mers

Mers in Thailand: First case of virus confirmed

A 75-year-old man from Oman, who travelled to Bangkok on Monday, is infected with the virus

Toxic alcohol kills 33 in India

Bootleg liquor is common in some areas of India where local laws restrict alcohol consumption

Journalist Mohamed Nasheed succeeded in toppling President Maumoon Gayoom just five years after he formed the Maldivian Democratic Party

Malice in wonderland: The fate of Maldivian ex-President Mohamed Nasheed

The former President of the Maldives, who ran on a platform of democratic principles, has been replaced by an increasingly authoritarian regime

The Maldives has faced criticism for suppression of political dissent in cases such as the jailing of a former president, criticised as ‘a travesty of justice’

Cherie Blair’s firm accused of 'unethical profiteering' over deal with Maldives

Exclusive: Omnia Strategy is to advise President Abdulla Yameen’s government on 'democracy consolidation'

US soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division hang a South Korean flag on the top of their M1A2 tank during a US-South Korea joint river crossing exercise in the border city of Yeoncheon, northeast of Seoul, on May 30, 2013

US soldier found dead in South Korea after training exercises at army base

The cause of Specialist Michael William Corey's death is unknown

Pakistan 'quickly' hangs seven more prisoners before Ramadan begins in the country tomorrow

As 'a mark of respect' for the Holy Month, the country says it will not execute any of the 8,000 prisoners it currently has on death row

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying

Hong Kong 'fake democracy' reforms defeated after pro-Beijing MPs walk out of Parliament due to mix-up

'Communication gap' leads to the reforms, which would see election candidates screened by a 1,200-member panel, being defeated by 28 votes to eight

Muslim gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi criticised for 'revealing' leotard worn in double-gold win – but her supporters are out in force

The gymnast won six medals, including two golds, at last week’s Southeast Asian Games

A view from the highways of Naypyidaw, with the new parliament building in the background

In Burma's new capital, the army is on the edge of town, yet still at the heart of things

In the last in his series of reports, Peter Popham visits Naypyidaw, where a close encounter with the man likely to be its next president – a former army commander – offers a glimpse of the country's anxious future

Caged dogs sit on the side of Renminzhong Road, waiting to be transferred to a slaughterhouse in a narrow alley

Yulin Dog Meat Festival: Netizens rally in defence of event that will see 10,000 cats and dogs slaughtered

Vendors of the meat are preparing for huge protests as the meat festival kicks off this weekend

China bans Muslims from fasting during Ramadan, say Uighur community

Shops and restaurants are being ordered to stay open during daylight hours - or risk being shut down

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Farm No. 1116, under KPA (Korean People's Army) Unit 810, in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency

North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in a century, raising fears of food shortages

State news agency KCNA says more than 30 per cent of the country's rice paddies have dried up

Majid Ali: Glasgow student 'forcibly' deported to Pakistan 'feared dead'

Worst case scenario is Mr Ali 'has been taken away, tortured and killed', says activist

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