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Malaysia air quality 'unhealthy' as haze obscures skies57 minutes ago
Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was "unhealthy" on Tuesday, with one town reaching "very unhealthy" levels as haze, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies.
Green anaconda hatchling born in Mysore Zoo28/7/2014 8:27
A green anaconda housed at the Mysore Zoo has hatched an egg graduating the Mysore facility as India's first zoo to have successfully bred the world's biggest snake.
Oil prices drift lower in Asia28/7/2014 8:17
Oil prices dipped in Asian trade Monday ahead of the release of US economic growth and jobs data later in the week, while investors track events in Ukraine and the crude-rich Middle East.
Vietnam's taste for cat leaves pets in peril28/7/2014 8:12
The enduring popularity of "little tiger" as a snack to accompany a beer in Vietnam means that cat owners live in constant fear of animal snatchers, despite an official ban.
End dawns for Europe's space cargo delivery role27/7/2014 15:31
Europe will close an important chapter in its space flight history Tuesday, launching the fifth and final robot ship it had pledged for lifeline deliveries to the International Space Station.
Big cat numbers rise in Uttar Pradesh27/7/2014 7:20
Camera traps have shown more tigers in the core area of Dudhwa tiger reserve this time. The initial estimates for two years, 2011 to 2013, have shown 72 to 80 tigers in the core area of the reserve.