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Sukibayashi Jiro: The Tokyo sushi restaurant where Obama ate

Sukibayashi Jiro: The Tokyo sushi restaurant where Obama ate

Ahead of his official state visit in Japan, President Obama joins Prime Minister Abe for dinner at the best sushi restaurant in the world
Everest climbing season on hold after avalanche deaths

Everest climbing season on hold after avalanche deaths

Just days away from the start of the season, expeditions are unsure if climbs will go ahead
Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

After seven misisons and half the targeted area scanned, no signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet
10 things Hong Kong does better than anywhere else

10 things Hong Kong does better than anywhere else

Hate murder? Love money? Move to Hong Kong, home to the world's greatest skyline and the best kung fu films
First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
Artist 'jolts people awake' with zippers and T-shirts

Artist 'jolts people awake' with zippers and T-shirts

Whether he's dressing naked statues or creating balloons shaped like buttocks, Jun Kitagawa's public art is erotic and playful
World's best pizza not in Italy

World's best pizza not in Italy

Perbacco! An Australian chef takes top honors at the Pizza World Championships in Italy
Gallery: World's biggest water fight

Gallery: World's biggest water fight

New year celebrations are now underway across Thailand. But along with the watery revelry come deadly roads
Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

A tsunami warning was lifted following a 7.6-magnitude quiake near Solomon Islands Sunday morning
Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

In "Legography," Louis Vuitton-toting shoppers, a Big Yellow Duck and other Hong Kong scenes are recreated in toy form
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