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Dyson to spend $3.67bn on new technologies

November 26, 2020 - 8:09pm
The company's investments will mostly be in Singapore, the UK and the Philippines.
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India coronavirus: How the pandemic brought a remote village its first school

November 26, 2020 - 7:15pm
A remote tribal village in southern India saw its first school open during the lockdown.
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Singapore: Jolovan Wham charged for holding up a smiley face sign

November 26, 2020 - 7:12pm
Activist Jolovan Wham faces large fines for violating public order laws in Singapore.
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Sri Lanka digs trench to keep elephants away from rubbish dump

November 26, 2020 - 1:19pm
Elephants have been swarming to a landfill site, where they have been eating harmful plastics.
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Australian 'war crimes': Troops to be fired over Afghan killings

November 26, 2020 - 10:55am
The soldiers are separate to the 19 elite troops who could face prosecution for murdering civilians.
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Thailand frees Iranians 'in swap with academic'

November 26, 2020 - 7:41am
Three men jailed for a bombing have left Thailand after Iran frees a lecturer held on spying charges.
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North Korea defectors: Loose screws at border blamed for gymnast crossing

November 26, 2020 - 3:10am
A former gymnast is thought to have jumped across the border fence undetected to flee to the South.
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Covid: Pakistan cricket squad quarantined after positive tests in New Zealand

November 26, 2020 - 2:47am
The whole squad is quarantined following six positives, after some members "contravened protocols".
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India boy separated from conjoined twin dies after three years

November 26, 2020 - 12:06am
The twins, who were conjoined at the top of their heads, were separated in a historic surgery in 2017.
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Australia's biggest telco fined over indigenous contracts

November 25, 2020 - 11:26pm
Telstra faces a A$50m fine for contracts customers could neither understand nor afford.
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Academic says Iran detention was 'long and traumatic'

November 25, 2020 - 10:21pm
British-Australian lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert endured two years of "incredible hardship".
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Cho Ju-bin: 40 years jail for South Korean chatroom sex abuse group leader

November 25, 2020 - 10:14pm
South Korean Cho Ju-bin ran a group which blackmailed girls into sharing sexual videos.
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Coronavirus: Shanghai rises to become world's most connected city

November 25, 2020 - 9:53pm
London has been dethroned from top spot as the coronavirus pandemic reverses "a century of progress".
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Lecturer released by Iran 'in prisoner swap'

November 25, 2020 - 3:53pm
Australia confirms the release of Kylie Moore-Gilbert, which Tehran says was a swap for three Iranians.
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Nearly 100 pilot whales die in mass stranding off New Zealand islands

November 25, 2020 - 7:40am
The pilot whales were found beached on the remote Chatham Islands.
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Cyclone Nivar: Heavy rain lashes India as storm approaches

November 25, 2020 - 6:57am
Cyclone Nivar is due to make landfall along the south-eastern coast shortly after midnight.
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Abdul Nacer Benbrika: Australia revokes citizenship of terror plotter

November 25, 2020 - 3:20am
Officials are also trying to extend Mr Benbrika's time in prison for terrorism offences.
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BTS: Band gets first ever Grammy nomination for K-pop

November 25, 2020 - 3:08am
Experts say the band's nomination is a major moment for diversity for "music's biggest night".
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AliExpress: India continues to ban China apps amid standoff

November 25, 2020 - 1:28am
The ban comes even as the two neighbours are in talks to ease border tensions.
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US-China trade war: Trump gives one last twist

November 24, 2020 - 11:40pm
The US says it will impose tariffs on twist ties, used to seal bread bags and tie up cables.
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