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North Korea spy satellite: South partially suspends military deal after launch

November 22, 2023 - 4:54am
South Korea will resume surveillance flights along its border with the North.
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Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: Drilling resumes to save trapped Indian workers

November 22, 2023 - 2:10am
The 41 workers got stuck when an under-construction tunnel collapsed due to a landslide 10 days ago.
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Climate change: The villagers building 100ft ice towers

November 21, 2023 - 7:39pm
The people of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas have used maths to solve a water shortage.
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Rohit Sharma: The Indian captain who lost cricket World Cup but won hearts

November 21, 2023 - 7:31pm
Rohit Sharma led a cricket team that was undefeated until the final but couldn't cross the last hurdle.
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China: Human Rights Watch accuses Beijing of closing and destroying mosques

November 21, 2023 - 7:29pm
The crackdown is part of a "systematic effort" to curb the practice of Islam, Human Rights Watch says.
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King Charles deploys K-pop at South Korea state banquet

November 21, 2023 - 5:42pm
The King hails the global impact of South Korean popular culture during the state visit.
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Royal red-carpet roll-out for South Korean visit

November 21, 2023 - 9:07am
Pageantry and soft power mix as the King greets the South Korean president on a state visit.
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Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: First video emerges of trapped Indian workers

November 21, 2023 - 7:30am
The 41 workers have been trapped in an under-construction tunnel in northern India since 12 November.
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Blackpink: Fans speculate as K-pop stars negotiate new contract

November 21, 2023 - 3:14am
A slow drip of updates on contract negotiations leaves more questions than answers for fans
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N Korea tells Japan it will launch spy satellite in days

November 20, 2023 - 11:54pm
Two failed launches earlier this year caused alarm in South Korea and Japan.
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Robbie Williams fan dies after fall at Sydney concert

November 20, 2023 - 11:32pm
The woman in her 70s slipped and fell down six rows of seats, suffering serious head injuries.
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Taiwan opposition's doomed shotgun wedding

November 20, 2023 - 7:15pm
The candidates seemed on the brink of a deal for January's election but it was over before it began.
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Super Junior's Kyuhyun confronted by knife-wielding intruder

November 20, 2023 - 2:33am
Super Junior's Kyuhyun sustained a minor injury while trying to restrain a dressing room intruder.
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Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: Rescuers mull new ways to save trapped India workers

November 20, 2023 - 2:09am
A week after a tunnel collapsed in northern India, officials consider fresh approaches to reach workers.
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Cheryl Grimmer case: New witness in Fairy Meadow disappearance

November 20, 2023 - 1:00am
A man tells the BBC he saw a teenager carrying away a child on the day Cheryl Grimmer vanished in 1970.
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India vs Australia: A billion heartbreaks as India lose the ICC 2023 World Cup final

November 20, 2023 - 12:26am
Cricket fans have taken to social media to express grief after Australia lifted the Cup on Sunday.
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Optus: Telecom boss Kelly Bayer Rosmarin quits after Australian outage

November 19, 2023 - 8:19pm
Kelly Bayer Rosmarin has been under pressure to quit after overseeing a tumultuous period for the firm.
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Cricket World Cup 2023: Australia stun hosts India to win sixth title as Travis Head hits century

November 19, 2023 - 12:02pm
Australia stun hosts India in Ahmedabad to win the men's Cricket World Cup for a sixth time.
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Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: Rescuers to drill from top

November 18, 2023 - 11:13am
A week after a tunnel collapsed in northern India, officials try a new approach to save the workers.
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Daisaku Ikeda: Influential leader of Japan's Soka Gakkai Buddhist group dies

November 18, 2023 - 8:16am
Daisaku Ikeda, a well-connected ex-head of the Soka Gakkai group, greatly expanded its global reach.
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