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Australia demands China apologise for posting 'repugnant' fake image

November 29, 2020 - 10:54pm
A fake image posted by a Chinese government official depicts an Australian soldier murdering a child.
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Sri Lanka: Six die in prison riot over Covid panic

November 29, 2020 - 10:08pm
Pandemic-related unrest has been growing in Sri Lanka's prisons as the number of virus cases surge.
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White Island volcano: NZ officials charge 13 parties over tragedy

November 29, 2020 - 8:31pm
Some 22 people died when the volcano suddenly erupted last December with tourists on it.
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Mercenaries investigated over Sri Lanka war crimes

November 29, 2020 - 7:38pm
The investigation by the Met is looking into activities in the civil war in Sri Lanka in the 1980s.
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Stubble burning: Why it continues to smother north India

November 29, 2020 - 7:05pm
The toxic fumes from stubble burning affects hundreds of millions - but curbs to stop it keep failing.
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'Fireball' dazzles in the sky in Japan

November 29, 2020 - 6:54am
The meteor was seen descending towards earth for a few seconds, before emitting a powerful light.
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Sydney records hottest November night on record

November 29, 2020 - 3:59am
The Australian city recorded a minimum overnight temperature of 25.4C.
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The battle to save a biodiversity hotspot in India

November 28, 2020 - 7:10pm
Environmentalists in India's Goa state are fighting projects they say will turn it into a coal hub.
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Carrie Lam: Hong Kong's leader says she has to keep piles of cash at home

November 28, 2020 - 6:13am
Carrie Lam says she has no bank account due to US sanctions, and pays cash for everything.
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Coronavirus lockdown sees share of women on India's stock market rise

November 27, 2020 - 7:42pm
With more time and flexibility, thousands of women are trading in the stock market for the first time.
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Kaavan, the world's loneliest elephant, is finally going free

November 27, 2020 - 7:40pm
For decades, Kaavan performed from his lonely enclosure. Now, with a hand from Cher, he's retiring.
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Losing Cinema Park: Tears over demolition of Kabul's iconic cinema

November 27, 2020 - 7:04pm
Why the demolition of a 70-year old cinema hall in Kabul went viral in Afghanistan.
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The Donut King who went full circle - from rags to riches, twice

November 27, 2020 - 7:02pm
Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts then lost it all to gambling.
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Coronavirus: Pandas leave Canada for China's bamboo

November 27, 2020 - 1:46pm
Calgary Zoo had to send the two Chinese pandas home early after the pandemic hit bamboo supplies.
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Getting 'crushed' on Melbourne's path to coronavirus success

November 27, 2020 - 10:50am
By one measure the city has just eliminated the virus, but relieved locals also fear a hidden cost.
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Farmers march: India farmers clash with police in protest march

November 27, 2020 - 4:57am
Farmers defy barricades and brave tear gas from police as they try to enter capital Delhi in protest.
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Pig guts fly as Taiwan lawmakers brawl over US pork imports

November 27, 2020 - 3:50am
Opposition legislators hurled the intestines in a bitter dispute over the easing of US pork imports.
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Chinese doctors jailed for illegal organ harvesting

November 27, 2020 - 1:06am
The four men were part of an organ trafficking ring that targeted accident victims.
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China slaps up to 200% tariffs on Australian wine

November 26, 2020 - 11:02pm
It has been investigating the "dumping" of cheap wines in China - an accusation Australia denies.
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Whale skeleton discovered in Thailand thought to be 5,000 years old

November 26, 2020 - 10:56pm
Archaeologists believe the bones are as old as 5,000 years and remarkably well preserved.
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