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China anger over death of girl, 14, sent to Covid quarantine

October 20, 2022 - 8:02am
Footage of the teenager visibly ill have sparked anger online - relatives say pleas for help were ignored.
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Indonesia bans all syrup medicines after death of 99 children

October 20, 2022 - 2:31am
It follows a cough syrup scandal in The Gambia which has been linked to the deaths of nearly 70 children.
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Liam Hampson: Australian rugby league player found dead in Spanish club

October 20, 2022 - 1:21am
Liam Hampson's family say they are "heartbroken" after he suffered an accident in Barcelona.
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I was dragged into China consulate, protester Bob Chan says

October 19, 2022 - 11:20am
A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester gives his account of violent scenes at Manchester's Chinese consulate.
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Myanmar prison: Visitors among at least eight killed in blasts at Insein jail

October 19, 2022 - 5:24am
The parcel bombs went off in the mailroom of Insein jail, where many political prisoners are held.
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Mallikarjun Kharge: Can a non-Gandhi Congress chief take on Modi?

October 19, 2022 - 4:41am
India's main opposition party has elected Mallikarjun Kharge as its new chief to take on the governing BJP.
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Sanna Irshad Mattoo: Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri journalist stopped from leaving India

October 19, 2022 - 3:17am
Kashmiri photojournalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo was due to attend the award ceremony in the US.
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What these buzzwords say about Xi's China

October 18, 2022 - 7:16pm
Party propaganda offers clues to the country's most powerful leaders in decades.
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The 800-day US visa wait causing India despair

October 18, 2022 - 7:13pm
The US is struggling to clear a large backlog of visas, affecting thousands of Indians.
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Japan heritage worker backs car into oldest toilet at Kyoto temple

October 18, 2022 - 12:05pm
The man, whose job is to help preserve cultural heritage, mistakenly reversed into the toilet, police say.
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Kanjuruhan stadium: Indonesia to demolish site of arena disaster

October 18, 2022 - 8:37am
More than 130 people died at the Kanjuruhan stadium after police fired tear gas, causing a stampede.
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China defends violence at Chinese consulate in Manchester

October 18, 2022 - 6:30am
The incident saw a Hong Kong pro-democracy protester pulled into consulate grounds and beaten up.
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Australia reverses decision to recognise West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

October 18, 2022 - 2:52am
Canberra will no longer recognise West Jerusalem as the capital, four years after changing its stance.
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China's 'Bridge Man' inspires Xi Jinping protest signs around the world

October 18, 2022 - 2:41am
A rare one-man demonstration in Beijing has inspired protest signs and graffiti elsewhere.
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China-Taiwan: Beijing speeding up plans for unification, Blinken says

October 18, 2022 - 12:58am
The US Secretary of State said China could employ 'forceful means' to achieve its objective.
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China congress: Beijing delays key economic figures as leaders meet

October 18, 2022 - 12:29am
Closely-watched growth data for the world's second largest economy was due to be released on Tuesday.
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Roger Binny: Meet the man replacing Saurav Ganguly as BCCI chief

October 17, 2022 - 8:07pm
The soft-spoken former India all-rounder's decisions at the top will shape cricket globally.
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Ex-UK pilots hired to help Chinese military - MoD

October 17, 2022 - 7:03pm
Up to 30 former UK military pilots are thought to have gone to train members of China's Army.
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Australia challenges China in mining for essential elements

October 17, 2022 - 7:03pm
It is an industry that has been dominated by China for years, but now the rest of the world wants in.
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Booker Prize 2022: Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka wins with supernatural satire

October 17, 2022 - 5:10pm
The prestigious book prize is won by Shehan Karunatilaka, for his novel The Seven Moons of Maali.
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