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Shinzo Abe: Japan ex-leader's alleged killer held grudge against group - police

July 8, 2022 - 12:42pm
The man suspected of killing Japan's ex-PM held a grudge against a group he thought Shinzo Abe was part of, police say.
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Shinzo Abe: Explosives found at shooting suspect's home - reports

July 8, 2022 - 6:40am
The alleged gunman shot the former PM twice during a campaign event in the city of Nara.
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Shinzo Abe death: Shock killing that could change Japan forever

July 8, 2022 - 5:35am
The killing of the former PM has raised questions in a country where people don't think about violent crime.
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Shinzo Abe: The legacy of Japan's longest-serving PM

July 8, 2022 - 4:53am
A contentious nationalist, he is known for his signature economic reforms and an assertive foreign policy.
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Mumbai floods: India city on red alert for further rain

July 7, 2022 - 11:45pm
The city is expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on Friday, leading to more floods.
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Sri Lanka crisis: Daily heartbreak of life in a country gone bankrupt

July 7, 2022 - 7:15pm
Living in Sri Lanka is a daily battle and people are broken after months of crisis, writes Andrew Fidel Fernando.
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Zero Covid holds danger for China's Xi

July 7, 2022 - 7:13pm
The president is seeking a historic third term amid an economic slump and growing fatigue over Covid.
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Pakistan goat: Long-eared kid becomes star

July 7, 2022 - 10:24am
Simba's ears measure 54cm (21in) each, a length his owner claims breaks global records.
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Kazuki Takahashi: Yu-Gi-Oh! manga comic creator found dead in sea at 60

July 7, 2022 - 8:57am
Kazuki Takahashi's comic series was turned into TV shows, films and a hugely successful card game.
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Covid vaccine: India reduces gap between second jab and booster dose

July 7, 2022 - 1:39am
The gap between the second and third doses of the Covid vaccine has been reduced to six months.
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Sri Lanka president asks Russia's Vladimir Putin for help to buy fuel

July 7, 2022 - 12:03am
The country says it is close to running out of petrol amid its worst economic crisis since 1948.
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In photos: The bleak lives of Assam flood survivors

July 6, 2022 - 9:04pm
More than148,000 people are living in relief camps in Assam, where they struggle for basic amenities.
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Australia floods: Unfounded cloud seeding claims spread online

July 6, 2022 - 7:23pm
False suggestions that Sydney floods were linked to weather manipulation reach thousands online.
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Paradise reopened - Bali hopes for tourists to return

July 6, 2022 - 7:01pm
The Indonesian island wants holidaymakers to come back as it reopens after two years.
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No diplomatic immunity in modern slavery cases, Supreme Court rules

July 6, 2022 - 12:41pm
The UK Supreme Court says a Saudi diplomat accused of exploiting a Filipina worker is not protected.
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Former cameraman Peter Jouvenal speaks following release

July 6, 2022 - 12:05pm
Former cameraman Peter Jouvenal was held by the Taliban for six months.
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China: MI5 and FBI heads warn of ‘immense’ threat

July 6, 2022 - 12:02pm
The UK and US security service heads make an unprecedented joint appearance to warn about China.
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Service charge: India restaurant association NRAI rejects ban

July 6, 2022 - 6:33am
Restaurants say they will continue to levy a service charge despite a ban by the Indian government.
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China suspends officials for 'ignoring' alleged baby abduction

July 6, 2022 - 5:12am
The case of a baby who was allegedly abducted from his parents by local officials has sparked outrage.
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Mumbai: Heavy rains bring Indian city to a standstill

July 6, 2022 - 12:44am
Millions are battling flooding and overflowing sewers as monsoon rains lash India's financial capital.
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