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Australia floods: 50,000 on evacuation alert after deluge hits Sydney

July 4, 2022 - 10:42pm
Roads have been cut, houses are underwater and thousands have been left without power.
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Avabai Wadia: The lawyer who became India’s family planning pioneer

July 4, 2022 - 8:32pm
Avabai Wadia played a major role in India becoming the first country to officially promote family planning.
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Sri Lanka: 'I can’t afford milk for my babies'

July 4, 2022 - 8:31pm
As fuel, food and medicines run out, Sri Lanka is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis, the UN warns.
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Australia's devastating floods spur new warning systems

July 4, 2022 - 7:06pm
Better data and real-time software is allowing companies to improve the precision of flood warnings.
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Rescuers try to save stranded cargo ship near Sydney

July 4, 2022 - 7:20am
Teams have been deployed to rescue a cargo ship that is stranded off the coast of Australia.
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Leena Manimekalai: Outrage over poster of smoking Hindu goddess

July 4, 2022 - 7:00am
A poster for director Leena Manimekalai's new movie shows her dressed as a goddess, smoking a cigarette.
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Sri Lanka energy minister warns petrol stocks about to run dry

July 4, 2022 - 4:47am
The crisis-hit country's next shipment of petrol is not due to arrive until later this month.
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Manipur landslide: 42 dead, 20 missing as rescue operations continue

July 4, 2022 - 3:08am
Authorities in Manipur state say heavy rain and fresh landslides are hampering rescue efforts.
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Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan: Thousands injured in unrest

July 3, 2022 - 11:08pm
Officials in the region of Karakalpakstan say thousands of people are being treated in hospital.
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Bihar: Their son vanished - then an imposter took over for 41 years

July 3, 2022 - 7:17pm
An Indian man, pretending to be a missing son, deceived the boy's family for over four decades.
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Sydney floods: Tens of thousands told to evacuate

July 3, 2022 - 8:47am
Downpours and floods cause at least one death and mass evacuations in Australia's largest city.
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Taiwan: China attack not imminent, but US watching closely, says Gen Milley

July 3, 2022 - 4:28am
Top US general Mark Milley says China clearly is developing the capability to be able to attack Taiwan.
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Sarfaraz Khan: The 'wandering cricketer' on the road to stardom

July 2, 2022 - 7:50pm
Sarfaraz Khan's heavy scoring in domestic cricket has him knocking on the doors of Indian cricket.
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England v India: Jasprit Bumrah stars with all-round display at Edgbaston

July 2, 2022 - 2:39pm
Jasprit Bumrah's incredible all-round display puts England under huge pressure on the second day of the fifth Test against India at Edgbaston.
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India farm law: Seven months after repeal, farmers are ready for new protests

July 1, 2022 - 8:13pm
Seven months after the government repealed the farm laws, farmers say demands not fulfilled yet.
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Taliban leader makes first visit to capital city Kabul

July 1, 2022 - 12:08pm
Mullah Haibatullah is said to have addressed a large gathering of around 3,000 religious scholars.
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Nupur Sharma: India court says Prophet row 'set country on fire'

July 1, 2022 - 2:46am
The court said Nupur Sharma's comments sparked religious and diplomatic tensions for India.
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Hong Kong handover: What will the next 25 years hold?

June 30, 2022 - 8:12pm
Doubt hangs over the future of one of Asia's most vibrant cities as it reaches a crucial halfway mark.
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Living through Japan's hottest summer on record

June 30, 2022 - 7:23pm
Japan is experiencing record-breaking heat - and summer has hardly begun.
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Sri Lanka fuel crisis: Waiting for days to get fuel

June 30, 2022 - 7:22pm
Even taxi drivers and car salesmen are forced into two-day mile-long queues for petrol in Sri Lanka.
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