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Latest update : 2017-03-28

South Korea: K-pop girl band encourage plastic surgery

South Korea is the world's third-largest market for plastic surgery, with an estimated 1.2 million procedures carried out every year. In the quest for perfection, K-pop band Six Bomb have dropped a cosmetic bombshell on their fans. The controversial girl band have gone to extreme measures to live up to the name of their latest single, "Becoming Pretty". They have all gone under the knife, unveiling their transformation in a shocking video clip.

But first, as Pakistan renews its vow to crackdown on Islamic extremism, a popular shrine for a man hung for murder sends a radically different message.

And we go panning for gold in rural Kyrgyzstan, where farmers swap livestock for gold to get through the winter months.

By Camille FEVRIER , Mariam SAAB , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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2018-06-13 Camille FEVRIER

India struggles to fight against child marriage

In the Indian state of Rajasthan, several NGOs are fighting against the tradition of child marriage. The practice is most often seen in families keen to marry off their daughters...

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2018-05-29 Shona BHATTACHARYYA

Kim Jong-un impersonator roams Singapore streets

In Singapore, a doppelganger of North Korea's Kim Jong-un has tourists doing double takes. Between selfies, the Chinese-Australian impersonator said he was there to encourage...

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2018-05-17 Camille FEVRIER

China introduces 'social credit score' for citizens

China has begun a controversial experiment to get to know its people better. The government is tracking its citizens' behaviour, from smoking on a train to jaywalking. If a...

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2018-05-02 William HILDERBRANDT

Uzbekistan seeks to expand Silk Road tourism

Uzbekistan isn't high on many holidaymakers' lists of must-see destinations. But its reform-minded government is opening up the country, easing travel restrictions for dozens of...

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2018-04-17 Camille FEVRIER

Myanmar builds over destroyed Rohingya villages

In Myanmar's Rakhine state, military and local officials are building over the area where 700,000 Rohingya were forced to leave their homes behind. The stateless Muslim minority...

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