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Asia: Continent
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. It shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and Africa. Asia covers an area of 44,579,000 square kilometres (17,212,000 sq mi), about 30% of Earth's total land area and 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area. The continent, which has long been home to the majority of the human population, was the site of many of the first civilizations. Asia is notable for not only its overall large size and population, but also dense and large settlements, as well as vast barely populated regions. Its 4.5 billion people constitute roughly 60% of the world's population.

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Floods wreak havoc in northeastern India [Video]

Floods wreak havoc in northeastern India

The swirling grey waters of the Brahmaputra, one of Asia's largest rivers, continued to wreak havoc in northeastern India's Assam state, displacing more than 2 million people, officials said on..

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Hong Kong opposition kicks off primary elections [Video]

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This is how frontline 'heroes' tackle COVID-19 situation in Asia's largest slum Dharavi [Video]

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Dharavi which is Asia's largest slum area and is home to more than 10 lakh people took efforts to contain spread of COVID-19. Dharavi is located in Mumbai and is spread over an area of 2.5 square..

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Philippine lawmakers vote against renewal of top broadcaster ABS-CBN | #TheCube [Video]

Philippine lawmakers vote against renewal of top broadcaster ABS-CBN | #TheCube

"This move solidifies the tyranny of President Rodrigo Duterte," Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director of Human Rights Watch, said after the vote.View on euronews

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Who Is Mukesh Ambani? [Video]

Who Is Mukesh Ambani?

Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani is worth $68.4 billion. Business Insider says he's the richest person in India and all of Asia. What do we know about him? Ambani is the chairman and largest..

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Hong Kong: What is happening in the Asian economic hub? [Video]

Hong Kong: What is happening in the Asian economic hub?

Boris Johnson has accused China of breaching a key treaty with Britain by imposing a heavily criticised national security law on Hong Kong.But what is the background to the legislation, why is the UK..

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Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits [Video]

Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits

Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health, finds a new study. Excess sugar consumption is a worldwide problem. The six..

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Hundreds take part in Taiwan Pride march [Video]

Hundreds take part in Taiwan Pride march

The heavy rain did not stop activists in Taiwan, the only Asian country where same-sex marriage is legal.View on euronews

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European stocks sink on second wave fears [Video]

European stocks sink on second wave fears

European shares sank Wednesday as infections soared in some U.S. states and second-wave fears rose globally. Julian Satterthwaite reports

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Zoos under lockdown: Philippine animal activists plead for funds [Video]

Zoos under lockdown: Philippine animal activists plead for funds

Activists fear animals at one of Asia's oldest zoos are being forgotten during the pandemic.

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India says 20 soldiers killed in border clash with China [Video]

India says 20 soldiers killed in border clash with China

The incident follows rising tensions between the two Asian powers in the border area of the western Himalayas.

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Equity indices continue upward journey, LandT among top gainers [Video]

Equity indices continue upward journey, LandT among top gainers

Equity benchmark indices swung upward for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday with buying across several counters. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 519 points or 1.49 per cent higher at 35,430 while the..

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China puts final satellite for Beidou into orbit [Video]

China puts final satellite for Beidou into orbit

China on Tuesday successfully put into orbit the final satellite of its Beidou navigation network, rival to the U.S.-owned GPS. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Rare solar eclipse viewed across the globe [Video]

Rare solar eclipse viewed across the globe

A partial solar eclipse was observed on Sunday as part of a rare "Ring of Fire" solar eclipse seen across Africa and Asia.

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Watch: Dubai observes solar eclipse [Video]

Watch: Dubai observes solar eclipse

A rare celestial event, annular solar eclipse observed in United Arab Emirates's Dubai on June 21. This annular solar eclipse is popularly known as the 'ring of fire' eclipse. The eclipse begins as the..

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China 'returns captured Indian soldiers' [Video]

China 'returns captured Indian soldiers'

China has returned 10 Indian soldiers captured during a deadly border clash earlier this week, an Indian government source said on Friday, as two Asian nuclear powers sought to de-escalate tensions on..

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Equity indices flat as India-China tensions simmer, banking stocks slip [Video]

Equity indices flat as India-China tensions simmer, banking stocks slip

Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Thursday as border tensions between India and China continued to simmer while COVID-19 infections surged.At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was..

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Airlines Ban Alcohol on Planes Amid COVID-19 [Video]

Airlines Ban Alcohol on Planes Amid COVID-19

According to CNN, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines. Asia's Virgin Australia, and Europe's KLM and Easy Jet are temporarily halting all or part of their alcohol service.

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Stocks gain even as China contagion fears rise [Video]

Stocks gain even as China contagion fears rise

Most Asian and European stock indexes rose Wednesday, even after signs of a rise in new coronavirus cases in China. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Indians protest over border tension with China [Video]

Indians protest over border tension with China

India impatiently awaited Prime Minister Narendra Modi's response on Wednesday to the death of at least 20 soldiers in a border clash with Chinese troops. Libby Hogan reports.

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