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Asian shares slip, Aussie dollar volatile after rate cut, China concerns 7:33am BST

HONG KONG - Asian stock markets retreated on Tuesday and the Australian dollar stumbled after the central bank cut interest rates for the second time in four months as the region's growth falters in the face of slowing demand from China.

A man holding a Greek national flag and a placard walks in Constitution (Syntagma) Square in Athens May 4, 2015.REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Pension and labour disputes dog Greek talks

ATHENS/BRUSSELS - Wide differences over pension and labour reforms continue to dog intensive negotiations between Greece's leftist government and its international creditors.  Full Article 

A girl who was freed by the Nigerian army from Boko Haram militants in the Sambisa forest looks on at the Malkohi camp for internally displaced people in Yola, Nigeria, May 3, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Nigeria's Boko Haram in disarray

MALKOHI, Nigeria - Boko Haram is fracturing as shortages of weapons and fuel foment tensions between its foot soldiers and leaders, women rescued from the Islamist jihadi fighters by Nigerian troops tell Reuters.  Video | Full Article 

A visitor puts on 'Truth?', a pair of goggles made by students from Keio University in Japan, that projects the 'true emotions' of a person by monitoring the patterns of his or her heartbeat, during a design competition showcase of wearable technology at the Augmented Human International Conference in Singapore in this March 10, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Edgar Su/Files

The path to a wearable future lies in academia

For a glimpse of what is, what might have been and what may lie ahead in wearable devices, look beyond branded tech and Silicon Valley start-ups to the messy labs, dry papers and solemn conferences of academia.  Full Article 

Snooker - Betfred World Snooker Championship - The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield - 4/5/15. Stuart Bingham poses as he celebrates with the trophy after winning the Betfred World Snooker Championship. REUTERS/Action Images/Craig Brough

Bingham hangs tough to land first world title

Journeyman Stuart Bingham holds his nerve in a dramatic and fluctuating final to beat fellow Englishman Shaun Murphy 18-15 and win the world snooker championship for the first time.  Full Article 

Tea garden workers pluck tea leaves inside Aideobarie Tea Estate in Jorhat in Assam, India, April 21, 2015.  REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Climate change sparks tension in tea gardens

JORHAT, India - Unrest is brewing among Assam's so-called Tea Tribes, whose forefathers were brought here by British planters from neighboring Bihar and Odisha more than a century ago, as changing weather patterns upset the economics of the industry.  Full Article 

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Nepal: race to help child victims

The United Nations says nearly 1.7 million children are affected by the massive quake that's devastated parts of Nepal. Paul Chapman reports.