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Franco Mulakkal: Kerala court clears bishop in nun's rape

January 14, 2022 - 1:32am
Franco Mulakkal was arrested in 2018 and the Vatican had temporarily relieved him of his duties.
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Prayagraj Magh mela: Thousands attend Hindu festival amid Covid surge

January 14, 2022 - 12:41am
Experts fear that the festival in Uttar Pradesh could turn into a hotspot in the coming days.
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North Korea hackers stole $400m of cryptocurrency in 2021, report says

January 14, 2022 - 12:16am
Blockchain research firm Chainalysis says the value extracted from the hacks grew by 40% year-on-year.
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Inflation: South Korea raises rates to pre-pandemic level

January 13, 2022 - 9:49pm
Its third interest rate hike in six months comes as it tries to contain rising prices and debt.
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China denies interfering in UK politics after MI5 alert

January 13, 2022 - 8:47pm
China says it has no need to "buy influence" after MI5 said an agent of the country infiltrated Parliament.
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Discrimination and harassment haunt Sri Lanka's Muslims

January 13, 2022 - 7:29pm
Muslim activists say their community is facing a hostile environment after the 2019 Easter bombings.
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South Korea: The celebrity tattooist criminalised for his art

January 13, 2022 - 7:06pm
Doy is one of South Korea's most famous tattoo artists, but also a criminal for doing his job.
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London 'hitman' on trial over plot to kill Pakistani activist in Netherlands

January 13, 2022 - 3:42pm
Muhammad Gohir Khan is accused of agreeing to kill a Pakistani military critic for £100,000.
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Chinese agent infiltrating UK Parliament, MI5 warns

January 13, 2022 - 1:07pm
The rare alert sent to MPs comes after a long-running investigation into Christine Ching Kui Lee.
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Novak Djokovic and the unanswered questions

January 13, 2022 - 1:06pm
Novak Djokovic is facing a number of questions over his activities after testing positive for Covid.
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Australia equals hottest day on record at 50.7C

January 13, 2022 - 5:19am
Osnlow in Western Australia recorded 50.7C on Thursday, equalling a record set in 1962.
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Novak Djokovic set to play in Australian Open despite visa uncertainty

January 13, 2022 - 1:49am
The world's number one men's player gets his match draw for the Open despite a looming deportation threat.
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KFC faces boycott in China over meal toy promotion

January 13, 2022 - 1:08am
KFC launched the promotion last week with Pop Mart, a Chinese toy maker known for its mystery boxes.
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Afghanistan: 'Terrified' British Council teachers still in hiding

January 13, 2022 - 12:55am
Afghan teachers employed by the British Council say they are still in hiding from the Taliban.
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Why warehouses are Asia's new hot property

January 12, 2022 - 7:08pm
Online retailers are moving to bigger facilities and increasingly relying on automation to meet demand.
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China and Taiwan: A really simple guide to a growing conflict

January 12, 2022 - 9:25am
Tension between China and Taiwan has risen and what happens next matters to us all
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Covid-19: Chinese woman stuck in lockdown with blind date

January 12, 2022 - 9:24am
A swift lockdown in China’s Zhengzhou means a woman is stuck at her date’s house.
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Novak Djokovic admits breaking isolation while Covid positive

January 12, 2022 - 1:51am
In a lengthy statement, the tennis star also says his agent made a mistake on his Australian entry form.
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Siddharth: Indian actor apologises to Saina Nehwal for sexist tweet

January 11, 2022 - 11:35pm
The actor's tweet drew outrage for allegedly using a sexual slur, a charge he denied.
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Afghanistan crisis: Taliban expands 'food for work' programme

January 11, 2022 - 10:48pm
It comes as the United Nations has appealed for $4.4bn (£3.2bn) in humanitarian aid for Afghanistan.
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