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Three in four elephants in tourist venues across Asia are living in unacceptable welfare conditions.
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Taiwan's constitutional court declared on Wednesday that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia, sparking celebration by activists who have been campaigning fo...
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If you didn't catch any cherry blossoms this year, never fear: Japan's wisteria season is nearly here, and there's still enough time to plan a trip before the big bloom. Japanese wisteria is a floweri...
Forget 'jobs and growth'. Bill Shorten puts out a new year wish list, for just jobs.
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Just what Australia Day ordered.
Australia fights to keep Pacific rim trade deal going with or without the U.S.
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Anderson Cooper has opted for an untraditional holiday celebration this year. The CNN anchor, 49, and his longtime partner, Benjamin Maisani, kicked off Christmas week by decamping from New York to My...
The U.S/Australia alliance is getting a rethink in the wake of Donald Trump's win.
Buildings, runways and fields dot "reclaimed" islands.
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There's a whole lot of soul-searching going on.
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45 percent around the world have received death and rape threats.
Three Australian casino employees are some of 18 in custody
WARNING: graphic footage restarts calls for live export trade to be banned.
18 Crown employees have been detained in China over "gambling crimes."