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LIC IPO: Insurance giant opens India's largest share sale

May 4, 2022 - 6:48am
Nearly as old as the country, LIC is an insurance behemoth that has played a historic role in India.
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Lalitpur: Indian police allegedly raped girl who reported gang rape

May 4, 2022 - 6:33am
The 13-year-old had gone to report the assault when she was raped by a policeman, officials say.
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Sri Lanka: The divisions behind the country's united protests

May 3, 2022 - 7:36pm
Can protests sparked by the economic crisis bridge Sri Lanka's religious and ethnic divides?
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The Indian couple who survived war and a hijacking at sea

May 3, 2022 - 7:05pm
While Akhil Reghu was being held captive by rebels in Yemen, his wife was trapped by war in Ukraine.
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Anthony Albanese: The challenger vying to be Australia's PM

May 3, 2022 - 11:04am
If elected to power, Anthony Albanese would lead the first Labor government in almost a decade.
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China building collapse: Two dead and more missing in Changsha

May 3, 2022 - 10:56am
Nine people are rescued from the building which fell down on Friday but others are trapped inside.
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SpiceJet India: 'The plane began bouncing up and down like a ball'

May 3, 2022 - 4:31am
A passenger on a SpiceJet flight which hit turbulence in India recounts the harrowing ordeal.
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Shanghai: Authorities fire four officials after elderly patient blunder

May 3, 2022 - 2:59am
A viral video shows an elderly patient being loaded into a hearse into a body bag.
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Australia raises rates for first time in 11 years

May 3, 2022 - 2:14am
It puts extra strain on Australians - and Prime Minister Scott Morrison - ahead of a looming election.
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Scott Johnson: Gay US student's killer jailed in Sydney after 30 years

May 3, 2022 - 1:25am
A Sydney man murdered the Cambridge University graduate at a gay cruising ground in 1988.
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Why Europe will have to face the true cost of being in debt to China

May 2, 2022 - 7:42pm
The Beijing investment offers that need to be weighed up by European countries.
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What a breakfast murder in India says about attitudes to wife beating

May 2, 2022 - 7:41pm
More than 40% women and 38% men in India say it is ok for a man to beat his wife. Why do they think so?
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Umran Malik: The 90mph speed merchant who's lighting up the IPL

May 2, 2022 - 7:27pm
Bowling consistently at speeds above 90mph, Umran Malik has become India's newest fast-bowling sensation
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India heatwave: Scorching temperatures affecting poor the most

May 2, 2022 - 3:38am
The heatwave has led to school closures and power shortages in many parts of India.
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Philippines fire kills eight, including children

May 2, 2022 - 12:44am
The blaze destroyed 80 homes after tearing through a crowded settlement near the capital Manila.
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Qantas promises direct flights from Sydney to London and New York

May 1, 2022 - 10:36pm
Australia's carrier says its new fleet will be capable of direct flights to any city in the world.
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New Zealand reopens to tourists after two-year pandemic lockout

May 1, 2022 - 10:10pm
Visitors from 60 countries can now enter the Pacific nation which had sealed its borders since March 2020.
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Shanghai lockdown: The hard life of a homeless deliveryman

May 1, 2022 - 7:49pm
Many riders face a lack of shelter and safety while delivering supplies in a locked down city.
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Unravelling Australia's complex jobs puzzle

May 1, 2022 - 7:02pm
An uneven recovery from the pandemic leaves graduates struggling to get on the career ladder.
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Nine people arrested in China over Changsha building collapse

May 1, 2022 - 7:33am
At least 18 people are trapped inside the largely-residential building, which collapsed on Friday.
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