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Sri Lanka: Hundreds of sea animals washed ashore after ship disaster

July 2, 2021 - 3:27am
Turtles, dolphins and whales are among the sea life that have died since the X-Press Pearl sunk.
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Strolling crocodile sparks panic in India village

July 2, 2021 - 12:53am
Wildlife officials caught the animal and released it into a nearby river.
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H&M: Fashion giant sees China sales slump after Xinjiang boycott

July 2, 2021 - 12:46am
Western brands were recently hit by a backlash in China over statements on Xinjiang and the Uyghurs.
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India Covid-19: AI shows Pakistani Twitter prayed for neighbour

July 1, 2021 - 7:41pm
Researchers looked at 300,000 tweets to identify those that expressed empathy and solidarity.
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A Cambodian village ripped apart by a bad batch of rice wine

July 1, 2021 - 7:36pm
At least 30 Cambodians died recently in less than a month after drinking toxic home-brewed alcohol.
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'Coercion and rape': Investigating my yoga school

July 1, 2021 - 7:28pm
Ishleen Kaur was passionate about yoga movement Sivananda, until she found allegations of sexual abuse.
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Thailand: Phuket welcomes first international tourists

July 1, 2021 - 6:00am
About 250 tourists - mainly from the Middle East - are expected to arrive on the island of Phuket.
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Bollywood: Filmmakers cry foul over censorship proposals

July 1, 2021 - 3:22am
The rules, if passed, will allow the government to "re-examine" an already-cleared film.
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Covishield: India puts pressure on EU for vaccine pass approval

July 1, 2021 - 3:02am
The move comes amid reports that Covishield is not yet eligible for the pass set to launch on Thursday.
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Covid-19: Indonesia announces lockdown in Java and Bali as cases surge

July 1, 2021 - 2:05am
It now has two million Covid cases, attributed to increased holiday travel and the Delta variant.
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China's Communist Party celebrates 100 years

July 1, 2021 - 12:12am
China is celebrating 100 years of the Communist Party with a huge event in Tiananmen Square.
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CCP 100: Xi warns China will not be 'oppressed' in anniversary speech

July 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Those who oppressed China would have "their heads bashed against a great wall of steel", he said.
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Covid India: Women in rural Bihar hesitant to take vaccines

June 30, 2021 - 8:45pm
Experts say fear and misinformation is fuelling the problem in the northern state of Bihar.
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Theatrics or threat: How to handle China's Communist party at 100

June 30, 2021 - 7:41pm
There is much debate about how to deal with the country's authoritarian politics, reports the BBC's John Sudworth.
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Bangladesh elephants rescued after fleeing into Bay of Bengal

June 30, 2021 - 1:09pm
The pair were separated from their herd in Myanmar and rescued by local authorities and fishermen.
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China declared officially malaria-free by WHO

June 30, 2021 - 11:20am
China used to report 30m cases a year in the 1940s, but there are now no locally transmitted cases.
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Covid-19: Huge crowds seek vaccine as Indonesia cases soar

June 30, 2021 - 8:19am
Thousands of people surround an Indonesian vaccine centre as the country faces a severe outbreak.
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Twitter India named in two more police cases

June 30, 2021 - 1:35am
This comes amid growing tensions between the website and the government over new IT rules.
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Kim Jong-un: North Korea sees 'grave incident’ after Covid lapses

June 30, 2021 - 12:38am
Kim Jong-un has berated top officials in a rare sign of the pandemic's severity in the country.
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Taiwan boy thrown 27 times during judo class taken off life support

June 30, 2021 - 12:01am
The 7-year-old had suffered severe brain haemorrhaging after a judo class in April.
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