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Japan's stocks on record winning streak after Abe's election victory

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The pine cone line: A train ride through rural Provence

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David McAllister: 'EU involvement in Catalonia could set a precedent'

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Glyphosate: Should the EU re-authorise the weedkiller chemical?

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A piece of history: Five former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

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Chic hotels and horse races: Calais tries to shed its 'Jungle' image

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Kenyatta and Odinga call for peace before Kenya's election rerun

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Kurdish referendum a ‘colossal mistake’, says son of late president Talabani

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Exclusive reports, features and analysis on political and social events from across the Asian continent. Every Monday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-08-29

India: Where old clothes go to get a new life

Cheap labour and global fashion trends mean that people are consuming and disposing of an ever greater amount of clothing. But in India, these tattered rags are reincarnated. Textiles from across the world are sent to the Indian port of Kandala, the world capital of the second-hand garment trade and a billion-dollar industry. We take a closer look.

Plus, we meet the Khmericans, Cambodian refugees who lived in the United States but were deported. They are now struggling to adjust to a homeland that many of them have never known.

And conservation versus tourism: Vietnam's Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site, but keeping it pristine is a constant challenge.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Will HILDERBRANDT , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Sonia BARITELLO

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2017-10-10 Thailand

Thailand's Thammasat Massacre: Historians unearth memories of 1976 tragedy

It's one of the darkest chapters in Thailand's history. On October 6, 1976, state forces and far-right militants killed dozens of pro-democracy students who had protested the...

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2017-09-28 Burma

Burma: Monks with an ultranationalist agenda

With the UN accusing Burmese authorities of targeted persecution of the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, our correspondent went to meet the ultranationalist Buddhists who...

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2017-09-11 music

Korean violinist Hyung Joon Won on building harmony through music

This week, we're joined on the set by Hyung Joon Won, an acclaimed violinist from South Korea. He has the resume of a musician - he trained at Julliard and has performed around...

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2017-08-14 India

India: Cows at heart of political debate

In India, the humble cow is proving the cause of controversy. With numbers of bovines on the up, authorities are facing a headache over what to do with them. And that's not all,...

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