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Where the elderly take care of each other — because no one else will

Tokyo, Japan (CNN)In a elementary school turned nursing home, Tasaka Keichi jokes with a group of cheerful old women."I always had an interest…
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Why Israel’s courting India’s Prime Minister Modi

Jerusalem (CNN)Only a select few world leaders receive Israel's grand reception at Ben Gurion International Airport: people like the President of the United…
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China’s Xi Jinping in Hong Kong: Joshua Wong, protesters released

Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy activists were released from custody Friday, after being arrested for storming a…
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Vietnamese blogger Mother Mushroom jailed for 10 years

(CNN)Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by the country's authorities, according to state media. The…
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Lewis Hamilton on preparing for life after Formula One

(CNN)"No one else is going to do it for me, that's for sure." One of the fastest drivers of his generation, the three-time…
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North Korea casts shadow as Trump and Moon meet for first time

(CNN)The leaders of the US and South Korea share a common goal: Get North Korea to abandon the nuclear and missile programs that…
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How much the Great Barrier Reef is worth, and what there is to lose

(CNN)Australia's Great Barrier Reef has long been considered one of the world's natural wonders, but now we know how much some economists think…
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How Denise Ho went from Cantopop queen to democracy fighter

Hong Kong (CNN)In 1997, as sovereignty over Hong Kong passed from the UK to China, Denise Ho didn't care about politics. Political awakeningHo's…
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Hong Kong: How a ‘barren rock’ became an Asian powerhouse

Hong Kong (CNN)The Hong Kong Crown Colony was founded on January 26, 1841, when Britain's Union Flag was raised over Possession Point, a…
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What do young Indians think of Donald Trump?

New Delhi (CNN)Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday. Trump's "Buy…
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