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Lord Howe Island: Saving an Australian paradise's 'cloud forest'

March 24, 2021 - 12:56pm
A rare environment on Australia's Lord Howe Island has faced a complex battle for survival.
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Coronavirus: 'Double mutant' Covid variant found in India

March 24, 2021 - 9:44am
This comes as India reported 47,262 cases and 275 deaths on Wednesday, its highest tally this year.
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India: Delhi orders Covid tests at airports as cases surge

March 24, 2021 - 3:20am
India's capital will test people at random in airports and railway stations amid a spike in cases.
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Uluru waterfalls: Rain brings 'unique' sight to Australian landmark

March 24, 2021 - 2:37am
A "unique and extraordinary" sight has come to the sacred rock, after days of heavy rain.
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Australian art festival cancels plan to soak UK flag in indigenous blood

March 24, 2021 - 1:08am
A plan to soak the UK flag in indigenous people's blood drew anger from Aboriginal Australians.
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Australia floods: The weather event as big as 'two European countries'

March 24, 2021 - 12:13am
Some areas are seeing enormous amounts of rain, in what has been called a “once in 200 years event”.
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China's biggest car brand to launch rival to Tesla

March 23, 2021 - 11:16pm
Geely's new upmarket electric car brand Zeekr comes as Elon Musk goes on the charm offensive in China.
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North Korea missiles: Biden says launch 'not provocation'

March 23, 2021 - 10:29pm
The short-range missile test is the first to be conducted since the US president took office.
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Fears for democracy as buoyant Bangladesh turns 50

March 23, 2021 - 9:33pm
Half a century after its birth, millions are no longer in poverty - but democratic space has shrunk.
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Cox's Bazar fire: ‘I wanted to save them even if I died doing so’

March 23, 2021 - 3:37pm
A photographer tells how he desperately tried to save the Rohingya refugees caught in a massive fire.
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Australia floods: 'Kicked in the guts' by fire, drought and floods

March 23, 2021 - 2:03pm
Thousands of people in flooded Australia are struggling to deal with back-to-back natural disasters.
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Australia floods: Rains ease, but fears persist over water levels

March 23, 2021 - 2:01pm
Water levels have not yet peaked in some areas, the Australian weather service warns.
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Myanmar coup: Seven-year-old girl 'killed by security forces'

March 23, 2021 - 1:26pm
Locals say the child was killed by security forces in her home, becoming the crackdown's youngest victim.
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UN to collect evidence of alleged Sri Lanka war crimes

March 23, 2021 - 1:03pm
Tens of thousands of people died in the conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels, which ended in 2009.
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Russia and China hit back at Western sanctions

March 23, 2021 - 8:25am
Russia firmly backs China, which is stung by Western sanctions for cracking down on Uighurs.
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Rohingya refugee camp fire: Several dead and thousands homeless

March 23, 2021 - 4:08am
At least seven have died while about 50,000 have been displaced from the Bangladesh settlement.
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Aide fired after Parliament House sex videos shock Australia

March 23, 2021 - 2:13am
A video of the act was leaked as a spotlight falls on Australia's political culture.
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China: 3,000-year-old gold mask sparks online memes

March 23, 2021 - 1:26am
The recently-discovered artefact has triggered a photo-editing frenzy on Chinese social media.
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Jack Dorsey's first ever tweet sells for $2.9m

March 22, 2021 - 11:34pm
The Twitter founder will donate the money to charity after it was bought by a Malaysia-based businessman.
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Warner Music teams up with Tencent to crack China

March 22, 2021 - 9:38pm
The US record label says the deal with China's tech giant will help make its artists "impossible to ignore".
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