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Thailand: Newspaper rebuked over 'hunts Africans' headline

10 hours 45 min ago
The country's Covid-19 taskforce admonished the paper by saying it was a "poor choice of words."
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The 'kind heart' who gave an Afghan family a new home

13 hours 49 min ago
An interpreter who had to flee Afghanistan is given a new home by a woman who was moved by his plight.
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China app giant Didi plans US stock market exit in move to Hong Kong

December 2, 2021 - 10:09pm
The move comes after the company came under intense scrutiny from regulators in the US and China.
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Kerala: The granny who learnt to read and write at 104

December 2, 2021 - 7:25pm
Kuttiyamma, from the southern Indian state of Kerala, aced a government test that measures literacy.
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Broome: Diving the remnants of a WW2 attack on Australia

December 2, 2021 - 7:12pm
A WW2 air raid on Broome killed scores of people - historians say it should be better remembered.
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Steve Simon: Who is the WTA boss taking on China?

December 2, 2021 - 3:02pm
How did a former Wimbledon mixed doubles player end up taking on China over a case that is "bigger than business"?
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Ride hailing app Grab falls in $40bn market debut

December 2, 2021 - 12:44pm
Shares start trading in ride-hailing firm Grab which has used a shell company for its flotation.
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Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai says the Taliban are his brothers

December 2, 2021 - 7:01am
In a BBC interview, Hamid Karzai also calls on the international community to help rebuild Afghanistan.
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Omicron: India reports first cases of new Covid variant

December 2, 2021 - 6:13am
Two travellers who landed in India's Bangalore city tested positive for the Omicron variant.
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Curious leopard enters classroom in India

December 2, 2021 - 5:33am
The five-year-old leopard attacked a student before it was captured in the northern city of Aligarh.
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Alan Tudge: Australia minister stood aside over 'abusive' affair allegations

December 1, 2021 - 11:26pm
Mr Tudge's ex-staffer said she had experienced bullying during their consensual affair in 2017.
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Facebook uncovers Chinese network behind fake expert

December 1, 2021 - 11:12pm
It deleted 500 accounts which amplified claims that the US was meddling in the Covid origins search.
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Queensland Floods: Second death recorded as crisis continues

December 1, 2021 - 10:42pm
The southern part of Queensland has seen widespread rain and flooding.
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‘It’s like hell in here’: The struggle to save Afghanistan's starving babies

December 1, 2021 - 7:01pm
Doctors in Afghanistan’s crisis-hit hospitals are caring for their patients in almost impossible conditions.
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WTA suspends China tournaments over Peng Shuai

December 1, 2021 - 4:03pm
The WTA announces the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.
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Hundreds of Taiwanese extradited to China, says report

December 1, 2021 - 1:08am
A human rights group says the practice is being used to bolster Chinese influence abroad.
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Howard Springs: Australia police arrest quarantine escapees

November 30, 2021 - 10:14pm
The trio had fled a remote camp near Darwin by scaling a fence in the middle of the night.
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Resurgence of Pakistani Islamist group TLP sows fear

November 30, 2021 - 7:42pm
The release of the TLP leader and supporters could have far-reaching implications in Pakistan and beyond.
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Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: The Kashmiri skier taking India to Beijing

November 30, 2021 - 7:40pm
Slalom champion Arif Khan is India's first athlete to qualify for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
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Multi-billion EU bid to challenge Chinese influence

November 30, 2021 - 7:05pm
The "Global Gateway" plan is seen as an attempt to counter Chinese influence in Africa and beyond.
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