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Dozens dead in South Korean hospital blaze

Dozens dead in South Korean hospital blaze

Around 130 others were hurt in the fire, which comes just weeks before thousands of athletes and foreign visitors are expected in the country for the Winter Olympics.

Bangladesh shivers in record low temperatures

Bangladesh shivers in record low temperatures

The mercury plunged to a frigid 2.6 degrees Celsius in some parts of Bangladesh, well below average in the low-lying riverine nation whose 160 million citizens are used to milder winters.

Get a room! Tokyo zoo's bashful pandas try for a baby

Get a room! Tokyo zoo's bashful pandas try for a baby

Two giant pandas at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo have been given some private time in a bid to create a romantic environment in which the bashful creatures can mate.