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The cost of beauty
101 East delves into Korea's plastic surgery craze and uncovers the real price of pursuing physical perfection.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 14:03 GMT
Why is Catholicism important in South Korea?
A history of scientific pursuit and democratic activism has set a special place for Catholicism in Korean society.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 12:24 GMT
N Korea tests missiles as pope visits Seoul
Pope Francis arrives for first papal visit to S Korea in 25 years less than an hour after North launches projectiles.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 16:27 GMT
Pope calls for peace as N Korea tests rockets
Francis calls for dialogue, as North Korea test-fires rockets during the first papal visit to South Korea in 25 years.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 10:18 GMT
Iranian the first woman to snare maths prize
Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhan is among four recipients of mathematics' top prize, the Fields Medal.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 06:38 GMT
Exhibition shows life of N Korean street kids
Exhibition in Seoul highlights suffering endured by homeless children who often have to beg and steal to survive.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 20:04 GMT
What went wrong for Asia in Brazil?
There were high expectations but the exit from the 2014 World Cup for all four Asian teams was swift.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 10:11 GMT
N Korea 'fires 100 shells' into the sea
Pyongyang has conducted a large number of missile and rocket tests recently, including two ballistic missile launches.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 07:39 GMT
Are China and S Korea the region's newest best buddies?
Following Japan's move towards greater militarisation, China and South Korea edge closer.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 06:18 GMT
North Korea fires missiles into sea
North Korea fires two short-range missiles ahead of joint US-South Korea military exercises.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 02:13 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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