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Mother Mushroom: Vietnam releases well-known dissident into US exile
The blogger was jailed in 2017 for 10 years but was unexpectedly freed on Wednesday.
Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty
The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old pact give China an 'unfair' advantage.
Steve Penny: Ex-USA Gymnastics head held over Nassar case
Steve Penny had been indicted for evidence tampering in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse investigation.
US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator
The US Treasury held back from blaming Beijing for holding down the value of China's currency.
Cannabis in Canada: How it went down on Legalisation Day
Cannabis-users celebrated across Canada on the first day of marijuana legalisation in the country.
Cherry blossoms bloom unexpectedly in Japan
The flowers famous for blooming briefly every spring make a surprise appearance.
Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence
Turkish officials say it shows the Saudi journalist was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Sri Lanka's Sirisena calls India over 'murder plot'
President Sirisena calls India's PM to deny he said they were trying to kill him.
Central African Republic: 'Why a grenade couldn't stop our music'
A deadly attack at a gig nine months ago has only made this band from the Central African Republic more determined.
Landmines: Will they continue to kill thousands?
From Nigeria to Afghanistan, tens of millions of mines remain buried around the world. How long will it take to clear them?