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China map: India lodges 'strong protest' over territory claims

August 30, 2023 - 1:10am
India says a new map released by China "lays claim" to its territory.
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Voice referendum: Australia to hold historic Indigenous vote in October

August 29, 2023 - 9:50pm
Voters will consider whether to recognise Indigenous people in the country's constitution.
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Top UK minister in China on first visit in five years

August 29, 2023 - 8:33pm
The minister says the UK can't ignore China, but some call the government's approach incoherent.
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Hong Kong: Closure of Cantonese language group worries residents

August 29, 2023 - 5:07pm
Cantonese is a Chinese dialect spoken by a majority in Hong Kong - some fear China wants to change that.
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Johnny Kitagawa: J-pop talent agency boss told to quit over predator's abuse

August 29, 2023 - 12:24pm
Investigators say decades of abuse were ignored by relatives of Johnny Kitagawa who worked alongside him.
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New Zealand birds: Takahe facing extinction find new home in sanctuary

August 29, 2023 - 8:54am
A takahe pair were released near Wellington in a victory for efforts to save some of the world's rarest birds.
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Imran Khan: Pakistan court suspends former PM's corruption sentence

August 29, 2023 - 7:29am
Pakistan's former PM has a sentence for corruption suspended but remains in jail on a separate charge.
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Toyota halts all Japan assembly plants due to glitch

August 29, 2023 - 1:35am
The world's largest car maker is investigating a system fault but says a cyber attack is unlikely.
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Thammakaset: Thai poultry farmer loses his 36th defamation suit

August 29, 2023 - 12:54am
Thailand's best-known human rights campaigner found not guilty of criminal defamation.
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G20: Putin tells India PM Modi he will not attend Delhi summit

August 29, 2023 - 12:31am
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will attend the G20 summit instead, Mr Putin told Mr Modi over a phone call.
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Live worm found in Australian woman's brain in world first

August 29, 2023 - 12:31am
The parasite - usually found in pythons - could have been there for two months, scientists say.
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Chevron: Workers at major Australia gas facilities to strike

August 28, 2023 - 10:56pm
The Chevron plants produce more than 5% of the world's liquefied natural gas.
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Helicopter crash: US marines killed in Australia identified

August 28, 2023 - 10:03pm
The three marines died and 20 others were injured when the helicopter came down on a remote island.
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India Club in London: Iconic restaurant to shut after 70 years

August 28, 2023 - 5:15pm
The India Club in London, which was set up in the 1950s, is set to close in September.
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Terry Gou: Why is Foxconn billionaire running for Taiwan president?

August 28, 2023 - 5:12pm
The electronics billionaire has charisma and China experience - but the opposition vote is divided.
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China state media calls on British Museum to return artefacts

August 28, 2023 - 5:45am
The editorial sparked discussion, with the topic "please return Chinese antiquities" the top trend on Weibo.
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Imaan Mazari-Hazir: Bail for rights lawyer who called Pakistan army 'terrorists'

August 28, 2023 - 4:59am
Imaan Mazari-Hazir was arrested after making a speech criticising the powerful military over abductions.
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Himachal Pradesh: Shimla residents reel from devastation caused by heavy rains

August 28, 2023 - 2:46am
Torrential rains have led to landslides, cloudbursts and heavy flooding in Himachal Pradesh.
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Taliban stop female Afghan students leaving country to study in Dubai

August 28, 2023 - 2:40am
The BBC speaks to students who were blocked at the airport as they tried to leave for Dubai.
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Uttar Pradesh: India school shut down over slapping row

August 28, 2023 - 1:18am
A school in India is ordered sealed after its teacher asked students to slap their Muslim classmate.
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