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US cryptocurrency expert jailed for helping North Korea evade sanctions

April 13, 2022 - 12:48am
Virgil Griffith was sentenced to five years and three months in prison by a court in New York.
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Shanghai lockdown: iPhone maker halts operations at China sites

April 13, 2022 - 12:32am
Taiwanese firm Pegatron is latest manufacturer to halt operations because of the Shanghai lockdown.
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Tropical Storm Megi: Rescuers race to find survivors as death toll rises

April 12, 2022 - 11:19pm
Authorities say at least 53 people have been killed and the death toll is expected to rise.
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Criminal Procedure Identification Bill raises fears of surveillance in India

April 12, 2022 - 8:53pm
Critics worry about increased surveillance by law enforcement agencies under its expanded scope.
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How posh British schools are branching out in Asia

April 12, 2022 - 7:20pm
A growing number of leading British public schools are opening campuses in the region.
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India and US agree to differ on Ukraine war

April 12, 2022 - 5:20am
The countries showed willingness to understand their differing stands on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Sri Lanka warns it will default on its foreign debt amid crisis

April 12, 2022 - 4:35am
The finance ministry said it otherwise had an "unblemished record" of paying its debts since independence.
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Nepal limits imports as foreign currency reserves slide

April 12, 2022 - 1:44am
Nepal's finance minister said he was "surprised" the issue was being compared with Sri Lanka's crisis.
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Tropical Storm Megi: 25 killed in Philippines tropical storm

April 11, 2022 - 11:17pm
Tropical storm Megi is the first storm to hit the nation this year, causing floods and mudslides.
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Sasaram: How thieves stole a 60-foot-long bridge in Bihar

April 11, 2022 - 8:35pm
The group of men worked in broad daylight, chipping away at the remains of the bridge in Bihar's Sasaram.
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Commonwealth Games: Victoria to host event in 2026

April 11, 2022 - 8:17pm
The 2026 Commonwealth Games have been officially awarded to the Australian state of Victoria.
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Ukraine war could worsen crises in Yemen and Afghanistan

April 11, 2022 - 7:59pm
While the world focuses on Ukraine, the UN warns humanitarian needs elsewhere are also growing.
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The Ukrainian bride who fled to India from Kyiv with a coffee machine

April 11, 2022 - 7:30pm
Anna Horodetska fled to India from Kyiv, with just a couple of T-shirts and a coffee machine.
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Streaming is driving a 'golden age' for Indian drama

April 11, 2022 - 7:01pm
India's 30 streaming services want to reach 60 million households meaning a lot more work for actors.
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NZ professor snorkels over Tonga volcano

April 11, 2022 - 10:59am
Shane Cronin gets a close-up view of the underwater volcano that erupted spectacularly in January.
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Why Shanghai has done a U-turn on its ‘relaxed’ Covid approach

April 11, 2022 - 10:22am
Shanghai is under strict lockdown, in contrast to the relatively relaxed approach it previously took to the pandemic.
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NZ rugby players report cultural insensitivity

April 11, 2022 - 9:33am
New Zealand players have reported culturally insensitive comments and alleged "favouritism", "ghosting" and "body shaming" from coaches.
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Imran Khan supporters point finger over downfall

April 11, 2022 - 6:38am
Tens of thousands took to the streets after Pakistan's PM was ousted, with some angry at the army.
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2+2 India-US talks: Ukraine looms large over Modi-Biden meeting

April 11, 2022 - 5:07am
The leaders are meeting under the shadow of their differing stands on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Pakistan parliament to vote in new PM after Imran Khan ousted

April 11, 2022 - 4:22am
Imran Khan's rival Shahbaz Sharif - the brother of a former PM - is expected to be the new leader.
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