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Shanghai: China reports three dead in latest Covid outbreak

April 18, 2022 - 12:22am
Official figures earlier said there had been no Covid-linked deaths in Shanghai since 2020.
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Sri Lanka healthcare on verge of collapse in economic crisis

April 17, 2022 - 6:58pm
Doctors warn of catastrophe in Sri Lanka where medical supplies are running out in the financial crisis.
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UK holiday park boss forced to recruit from India

April 17, 2022 - 4:55pm
One holiday park owner hires five chefs from India after being unable to fill the jobs locally.
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North Korea tests new weapon 'to improve tactical nukes'

April 17, 2022 - 6:04am
Kim Jong-un clapped as he watched the launch - a new indication of his intention to resume nuclear tests.
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Johnson to visit India in bid to boost defence ties

April 16, 2022 - 6:33pm
The prime minister will meet his Indian counterpart after previous visits were postponed due to Covid.
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US zoo celebrates 50 years of giant pandas

April 15, 2022 - 8:16pm
The tradition of gifted pandas to the US from China hits a 50-year mark at Washington DC's National Zoo.
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Merle Oberon: India's forgotten Hollywood star

April 15, 2022 - 7:13pm
Merle Oberon rose to stardom in the West while furtively hiding the truth of her past in India.
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Covid China: Elderly deaths contradict Shanghai figures

April 15, 2022 - 7:00pm
Official figures claim there have been no Covid deaths in the current outbreak.
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China Covid: Clashes in Shanghai over lockdown evictions

April 15, 2022 - 5:17am
Residents have been forced from their homes as apartments are turned into quarantine centres.
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North Korean hackers target gamers in $615m crypto heist - US

April 14, 2022 - 10:58pm
Crypto worth at least $615 million was stolen from players of popular online game Axie Infinity.
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Madhya Pradesh: Why an Indian state is demolishing Muslim homes

April 14, 2022 - 7:13pm
Muslim homes are being torn down following communal violence, but critics ask: under what law?
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Angry Shanghai videos test China's 'Great Firewall'

April 14, 2022 - 7:01pm
Videos appearing to show people suffering in Shanghai's lockdown have gone viral, stretching censors.
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Australia election: PM Morrison's security team in car crash in Tasmania

April 14, 2022 - 3:18am
Scott Morrison cancels his election campaign events for Thursday, after four people were injured.
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New Zealand court to allow extradition to China in 'disturbing precedent'

April 14, 2022 - 2:32am
Human rights groups criticise the ruling which they say puts the man at risk of human rights abuses.
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Sri Lanka debt default has begun, says rating agency

April 14, 2022 - 1:14am
The country is scheduled to make $78m of interest payments on its international bonds on Monday.
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Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt: Bollywood toasts star couple on wedding

April 14, 2022 - 12:35am
Excitement overtakes the Indian film industry ahead of the superstars' wedding on Thursday.
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How the rising cost of living crisis is impacting Nepal

April 13, 2022 - 7:06pm
Nepal relies heavily on neighbouring India for imports of almost all of its staples, including fuel.
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Why people get away with hate speech in India

April 13, 2022 - 7:02pm
As hate speech cases make headlines, experts say the problem isn't lack of laws but political will.
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Fantastic Beasts 3: Gay dialogue removed from film for Chinese audiences

April 13, 2022 - 6:36am
Warner Bros agreed to the request for changes but have said the "spirit of the film remains".
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Australia's koalas: Freeze sperm to save species, say researchers

April 13, 2022 - 5:51am
Bushfires have killed many thousands of the marsupials, who are threatened with extinction.
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