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Fifteen dead and dozens injured in China flat fire

15 hours 11 sec ago
Officials suggested the blaze started on the building's first floor, where electric bikes were stored.
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Top sumo wrestler demoted due to student's violence

February 23, 2024 - 8:45am
Japan's sumo association demoted Hakuho in his role as a trainer and forced him to take a pay cut.
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The young Bollywood star taking on Hollywood

February 23, 2024 - 4:43am
Actress Alia Bhatt, adored by fans in India, is making her mark around the world.
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Boeing crisis management on display at top airshow

February 23, 2024 - 3:30am
The airshow is Boeing's first major aviation event since a mid-air incident on an Alaska Airlines flight.
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Bengal famine: Searching for lost voices from WW2's forgotten tragedy

February 23, 2024 - 2:51am
Three million died in the 1943 Bengal famine - one man is collecting the remaining survivors' tales.
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Dozens of cars pile up after icy Chinese highway crash

February 23, 2024 - 2:47am
At least nine people were injured in the incident, which Chinese state media said involved over 100 cars.
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Indian zoo ordered to change lions’ 'blasphemous' names

February 23, 2024 - 1:22am
The two lions were named after the Hindu deity Sita and Akbar, a 16th Century Mughal ruler.
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Tourist paralysed after Thailand motorbike crash

February 23, 2024 - 1:20am
Lee Francis says the crash that has paralysed him from the waist down has "broken his heart".
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Man charged with murder of missing Sydney couple

February 22, 2024 - 10:59pm
Australian TV personality Jesse Baird and his boyfriend Luke Davies were last seen on Monday.
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India town out on streets over elephant attacks

February 22, 2024 - 8:00pm
Recent deaths due to wild animal attacks have sparked massive protests in Kerala's Wayanad district.
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China tech firm claimed it could hack Foreign Office

February 22, 2024 - 4:46pm
A Chinese company claimed it had the ability to hack the UK's Foreign Office, leaked documents suggest.
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The Taylor Swift drag tribute dazzling Asia

February 22, 2024 - 6:01am
The Eras tour is skipping most of South East Asia. Luckily, Taylor Sheesh is there to fill the gap.
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Ship rams bridge, sending cars into river in China

February 22, 2024 - 2:19am
Two people have died while three others are missing, state media report.
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Japan's main stock index closes above 1989 record

February 22, 2024 - 1:25am
The benchmark Nikkei 225 closed at 39,098.68 on Thursday, surpassing the all-time high set 34 years ago.
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India state bans candy floss over cancer risk

February 22, 2024 - 12:55am
Tamil Nadu bans the pink sugary treat for containing a carcinogen, while others are planning to do so.
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Japan-based US Navy sailor accused of espionage

February 21, 2024 - 9:44pm
Bryce Pedicini is alleged to have handed documents to a foreign government at least seven times.
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Australian bishop Christopher Saunders charged with rape

February 21, 2024 - 9:01pm
The high-ranking Catholic was arrested after a long investigation and has always denied wrongdoing.
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Why are so many US Congressmen heading for Taiwan?

February 21, 2024 - 8:19pm
Representative Mike Gallagher, head of the House's China committee, is the latest one to make the trip
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Historical sites in Afghanistan ‘bulldozed for looting’

February 21, 2024 - 6:01pm
Satellite images show damage has continued under the Taliban, according to researchers at Chicago University.
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Japan mafia boss tried to sell plutonium, says US

February 21, 2024 - 5:47pm
Takeshi Ebisawa, 60, allegedly tried to traffic material he believed would go to Iran to build a nuclear bomb.
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