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North Korea says it test-fired new anti-aircraft missile

September 30, 2021 - 9:30pm
This is its fourth weapons test in under a month, highlighting its push towards weapons development.
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Squid Game: The Netflix show adding murder to playground nostalgia

September 30, 2021 - 8:28pm
Everyone has been talking about Squid Game, the hyper-violent thriller that has become a massive hit.
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Evergrande: Chinese property giant 'misses another payment deadline'

September 30, 2021 - 9:08am
The indebted Chinese property giant is said to have missed more payments to overseas investors.
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Belarus coaches at Tokyo Olympics to be investigated

September 30, 2021 - 5:34am
An investigation has been opened into two Belarus coaches who allegedly tried to force an athlete to fly home from the Tokyo Olympics.
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China power cuts: What is causing the country's blackouts?

September 30, 2021 - 2:53am
Millions of homes and businesses have been hit due to a severe shortage of electricity.
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un offers to restore inter-Korean hotline

September 30, 2021 - 12:34am
However, he condemned the US' offer of dialogue, saying it was a "petty trick" of deception.
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Changing China: How Beijing's crackdowns are impacting business

September 29, 2021 - 7:16pm
Businesses are under intense scrutiny as President Xi attempts to narrow China's wealth gap.
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Afghanistan: US-Taliban deal hastened Afghan collapse, defence officials say

September 29, 2021 - 5:49pm
The February 2020 deal set a date for the US to pull out and strengthened the Taliban, generals say.
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Golgo 13: Manga creator Takao Saito dies aged 84

September 29, 2021 - 8:10am
His most famous creation, Golgo 13, is the longest-running Japanese cartoon series of all time.
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Fumio Kishida wins race to become Japan's next prime minister

September 29, 2021 - 4:26am
Mr Kishida will succeed Yoshihide Suga, who decided to step down after just one year in office.
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Manny Pacquiao retires from boxing to focus on political career

September 29, 2021 - 2:35am
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao retires from the sport to focus on running for president in the 2022 Philippines elections.
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Evergrande: Struggling firm to raise $1.5bn as debt payment looms

September 29, 2021 - 1:42am
The deal comes as the cash-strapped firm faces another interest payment deadline on Wednesday.
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North Korea says it fired new 'hypersonic missile'

September 29, 2021 - 1:33am
State media called it a "strategic weapon", which could mean it has nuclear capabilities.
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China: Big spender or loan shark?

September 29, 2021 - 12:03am
China hands out twice as much development cash as the US - mostly high-interest loans from state banks.
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