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Thaksin's return seals grand Thai political bargain

August 23, 2023 - 6:17am
The end of Thaksin Shinawatra's 15-year exile is no isolated event, but part of a grand political bargain.
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South Koreans unfazed by first nationwide air raid drill in six years

August 23, 2023 - 5:32am
The first such drill in six years came amid a looming satellite launch by North Korea.
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Pakistan cable car: Relief as all passengers brought to safety

August 23, 2023 - 3:52am
They spent hours dangling above a ravine in high winds before being rescued by helicopter and zip line.
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UK-India trade talks enter 'final, trickier' stage - government sources

August 22, 2023 - 9:19pm
A deal could be struck within months - but sources say difficult areas of negotiation remain.
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Chandrayaan-3: India's Moon lander Vikram aims for historic lunar south pole landing

August 22, 2023 - 9:17pm
It could become the first country to land near the Moon's south pole, hunting for water-based ice.
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'Chinese activist Kwon Pyong' fled to South Korea on jet ski

August 22, 2023 - 1:07pm
The man, said to be a Chinese activist, only had binoculars, a compass and some extra barrels of fuel.
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What is Pakistan's homemade cable car system?

August 22, 2023 - 11:06am
For many who need to travel between mountains in Pakistan, makeshift chair-lifts are the only option.
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Watch: Moment first child rescued from Pakistan cable car

August 22, 2023 - 10:48am
See the moment a passenger was rescued from a dangling cable car in Pakistan.
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Crispin Dye: New person of interest identified in AC/DC manager death

August 22, 2023 - 7:54am
The death of Crispin Dye is being investigated as part of an Australian inquiry into gay hate crimes.
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South China Sea: Philippines resupplies Spratlys shoal troops

August 22, 2023 - 7:30am
Manila claims mission success despite Beijing's attempts to "block, harass and interfere".
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North Korea airline flies first international flight since Covid

August 22, 2023 - 4:31am
Flight tracking data showed an Air Koryo flight landing in Beijing from Pyongyang on Tuesday morning.
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Pakistan cable car incident: Rescue under way for eight people trapped

August 22, 2023 - 4:26am
"For God's sake help us," one of those trapped tells Pakistan media, as a rescue effort is under way.
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Lost luggage showing signs of recovery after hitting 10-year high

August 22, 2023 - 4:06am
New airline data indicates the number of lost, delayed or damaged bags is returning to pre-pandemic levels.
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Thaksin Shinawatra: Former Thailand PM jailed after return from exile

August 22, 2023 - 3:04am
Thaksin Shinawatra, one of Thailand's most divisive figures, is home after 15 years in exile.
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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan to release treated water in 48 hours

August 22, 2023 - 2:58am
The contentious plan will proceed despite opposition from local fishermen and neighbouring countries.
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R Praggnanandhaa: India chess prodigy takes on Magnus Carlsen in World Cup final

August 22, 2023 - 2:40am
Earlier in the tournament, India's Praggnanandhaa had defeated the world's second and third ranked players.
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Watch: Supporters greet Thaksin after return to Thailand from exile

August 22, 2023 - 12:05am
The former prime minister landed in Bangkok on Tuesday, greeting supporters gathered at the airport.
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Sara Sharif was bubbly and confident, says school

August 21, 2023 - 5:27pm
The body of Sara Sharif, aged 10, was found at her home in Woking, prompting a murder inquiry.
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ICC World Cup 2023: The importance of being Jasprit Bumrah in team India

August 21, 2023 - 4:56pm
The bowler's return to cricket after injury bodes well for the side at the Asia and World Cups.
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Mario: Voice of Nintendo game star Charles Martinet steps down after 27 years

August 21, 2023 - 11:46am
The actor will continue to work with Nintendo as a "Mario ambassador".
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