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Right-wing groups target Indian brand over ad

October 19, 2021 - 2:18am
Fabindia deleted the ad for its new festive collection after a severe backlash on social media.
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North Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile into waters off Japan

October 19, 2021 - 1:27am
Pyongyang fires a submarine-launched ballistic missile weeks after the South unveiled its own such weapon.
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Cleo Smith: 'Grave concerns' for Australian girl missing from beach campsite

October 18, 2021 - 9:57pm
Police have "grave concerns" for four-year-old Cleo Smith, after she vanished from her family's tent.
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Narendra Modi: 'Why is the Indian PM's photo on my Covid vaccine certificate?'

October 18, 2021 - 7:40pm
A 62-year-old Indian wants a new Covid-19 vaccine certificate without Narendra Modi's photograph.
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Afghanistan: US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad steps down after withdrawal

October 18, 2021 - 7:11pm
Zalmay Khalilzad led talks with the Taliban that resulted in a deal to fully withdraw US troops.
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Kerala floods: Couple sail to wedding in large cooking pot

October 18, 2021 - 2:47pm
Images of the pair travelling to a temple in Kerala state amid flooding are widely shared online.
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Malala urges Taliban to lift ban on girls' education

October 18, 2021 - 12:58pm
The Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai says the Taliban must announce that girls can go to school.
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Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

October 18, 2021 - 11:08am
The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote areas.
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Afghanistan polio: UN plans nationwide vaccine campaign

October 18, 2021 - 8:51am
Its children's agency says it will begin vaccinations nationwide with the Taliban's blessing.
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Myanmar to release 5,000 prisoners held over coup

October 18, 2021 - 6:52am
The leader of the military junta says they are being freed for humanitarian reasons.
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China denies testing nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

October 18, 2021 - 6:26am
The report in the Financial Times newspaper reportedly caught US intelligence by surprise.
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Sean Wainui: Maori All Blacks player dies in New Zealand car crash

October 18, 2021 - 3:11am
Tributes are paid to Maori All Blacks centre Sean Wainui after the 25-year-old dies in a car crash in New Zealand.
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China's growth slowdown suggests recovery is losing steam

October 18, 2021 - 3:05am
The world's second largest economy expanded by less than expected in the third quarter.
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Afghan girls are ‘left in darkness’ by the Taliban

October 17, 2021 - 11:37pm
BBC correspondent Yogita Limaye in Kabul asks the Taliban when girls can go back to school.
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Australian pair survive days without water in remote outback

October 17, 2021 - 9:46pm
The man and teenage boy endured up to four days without water in "harsh" conditions, police say.
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The nightmare of India's tallest rubbish mountain

October 17, 2021 - 7:10pm
India's oldest and tallest mountain of rubbish in the city of Mumbai is 18 storeys high.
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Kerala floods: Dozens missing in deadly India disaster

October 17, 2021 - 11:14am
Heavy rains cause rivers to overflow in Kerala, washing away homes and trapping people under debris.
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The Chinese film beating Bond and Marvel at the box office

October 16, 2021 - 7:47pm
The success of The Battle at Lake Changjin is bad news for Hollywood which wants to grow in China.
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Australian police make record $104m heroin seizure

October 16, 2021 - 11:48am
The 450kg-haul was concealed in a shipment of ceramic tiles sent to Melbourne from Malaysia.
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Myanmar army general Min Aung Hlaing excluded from leaders' summit

October 16, 2021 - 6:05am
South East Asian countries decide not to invite the military coup leader to their meeting.
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