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Hong Kong: Court orders legal framework for same-sex unions

September 5, 2023 - 6:23am
A top court ordered an alternative framework to same-sex marriage to be formulated within two years.
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How worrying is a Russia-Kim Jong Un alliance?

September 5, 2023 - 4:33am
An arms deal between North Korea and Russia could suit both sides, and allow them to work more closely.
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Kyoto Animation fire: Man admits setting 2019 blaze

September 5, 2023 - 4:23am
The 45-year-old Japanese is claiming mental incompetence for the Kyoto Animation blaze that killed 36.
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New Zealand: Plate-sized surgical tool left in woman's abdomen for 18 months

September 5, 2023 - 2:55am
Surgeons neglected to remove the device after the woman's C-section delivery at an Auckland hospital.
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Alan Joyce: Qantas boss exits early amid mounting scandals

September 4, 2023 - 9:40pm
The airline has been criticised for its prices and customer service, and is facing several lawsuits.
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Ukraine war: Kim Jong Un 'to visit Putin for weapons talks'

September 4, 2023 - 6:55pm
North Korea's leader will discuss supplying weapons for Russia to use in Ukraine, US media report.
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‘Wrong number’ couple fight India deportation

September 4, 2023 - 5:10pm
Pakistani Gulzar Khan and his wife want to stay together after he married her illegally in India.
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Chandrayaan-3: Isro puts India's Moon lander and rover in 'sleep mode'

September 4, 2023 - 7:02am
It is hoped the Vikram lander and Pragyaan rover will reawaken when the next lunar day starts.
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Country Garden: Property shares jump on debt reprieve

September 4, 2023 - 3:32am
The Chinese developer reportedly secured an extension to a key debt payment deadline at the weekend.
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Australia rescues sick researcher from Antarctica

September 4, 2023 - 2:28am
The mission required a medical retrieval team, a massive icebreaker ship and two helicopters.
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Typhoon Haikui: Dozens injured after storm sweeps Taiwan

September 4, 2023 - 12:17am
Haikui is the first big storm to directly hit the island in four years, lashing the south-east.
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Biden disappointed Xi will not attend G20 summit

September 3, 2023 - 10:21pm
The two leaders last met on the side-lines of last year's summit in Bali, Indonesia.
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Jammu: Long wait for justice after India cough syrup deaths

September 3, 2023 - 7:14pm
In 2020, 12 children in India's Jammu region died, allegedly after drinking a contaminated cough syrup.
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Teacher suicide exposes parent bullying in S Korea

September 3, 2023 - 7:07pm
Tens of thousands of primary school teachers have gone on strike demanding better protection at work.
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Mukesh Ambani succession plan: The new generation taking over from Asia’s richest man

September 2, 2023 - 7:37pm
Mukesh Ambani, who heads India's biggest business empire, is preparing to hand over the reins to his children.
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Fukushima: China's anger at Japan is fuelled by disinformation

September 2, 2023 - 6:02pm
Scientists have backed Japan's treated waste water release, but Beijing's protest remains loud.
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Pakistan v India: Asia Cup match is 'no result' after rain

September 2, 2023 - 1:18pm
The Asia Cup group game between Pakistan and India in Pallekele is curtailed by rain, with no result possible.
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Australia launches mission to rescue Antarctic researcher

September 2, 2023 - 8:50am
An icebreaker is sent from Tasmania to evacuate an Australian with a "developing medical condition".
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Aditya-L1: India set to launch its first mission to Sun

September 1, 2023 - 7:21pm
Aditya-L1 comes just days after India made history by becoming the first to land near the Moon's south pole.
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Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Singapore picks a president who could've been much more

September 1, 2023 - 6:00pm
Voters chose Tharman Shanmugaratnam for a ceremonial role but many felt it was a waste of potential.
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