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India protests: Internet cut to hunger-striking farmers in Delhi

January 30, 2021 - 12:14pm
Tensions are rising in Delhi where thousands of farmers are demanding agriculture reforms be repealed.
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Japanese woman 'kept mother's body in freezer for 10 years'

January 30, 2021 - 12:28am
The Japanese woman reportedly hid the body a decade ago because she "didn't want to move out".
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Australian Open to allow up to 30,000 fans to attend per day

January 29, 2021 - 7:10pm
Up to 30,000 fans a day will be allowed to attend the Australian Open, Victoria's minister for sport has announced.
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The exiles: Hong Kong at a crossroads

January 29, 2021 - 7:08pm
Pro-democracy protesters face a tough decision over continuing to fight or fleeing to the UK.
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UK stands firm over special visa for Hong Kong residents

January 29, 2021 - 1:57pm
China says a UK visa, which some Hong Kongers can apply for, "grossly interferes" in its affairs.
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Sydney seaplane crash: Exhaust fumes affected pilot, report confirms

January 29, 2021 - 1:02pm
The Canadian pilot and five members of a British family died in the 2017 crash north of Sydney.
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How New Zealand band Six60 are playing to up to 30,000 fans

January 29, 2021 - 12:30pm
While concerts around the world are on hold, New Zealand band Six60 are playing to big audiences.
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Surfing duck: Pet becomes local celebrity at Australian beach

January 29, 2021 - 11:45am
The duck - called Duck - has become renowned locally for his daily forays into the sea.
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Delhi blast: Small bomb detonates near Israeli embassy in Indian capital

January 29, 2021 - 10:51am
No-one was injured but one Israeli official says the blast will be treated as a terrorist incident.
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Singhu border: Violence at farmers' protest site in Delhi

January 29, 2021 - 5:58am
Farmers say a group of unidentified men attacked their protest site.
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China warns Taiwan independence 'means war' as US pledges support

January 29, 2021 - 2:04am
The warning comes days after China stepped up military activities near the self-governed island.
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'Mother' of iconic Indomie noodle flavour dies

January 29, 2021 - 12:22am
Nunuk Nuraini invented Indomie's "mi goreng" noodle, which has fans across the globe.
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Australian Open tennis players begin to exit hotel quarantine

January 29, 2021 - 12:16am
They have spent 14 days in isolation under anti-Covid measures that have drawn criticism and praise.
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Can striking oil turn Cambodia's economy around?

January 28, 2021 - 10:07pm
The country's first oil project has finally started pumping the black gold after 15 years of false starts.
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Special UK visa for Hong Kong residents from Sunday

January 28, 2021 - 8:21pm
The PM says it honoured the UK's "profound ties of history and friendship" with the ex-British colony.
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UK BNO visa: Can Hong Kong residents now live in the UK?

January 28, 2021 - 7:12pm
The government has granted millions of people in Hong Kong new opportunities to live and work in the UK.
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Daniel Pearl: US 'outraged' after Pakistan's court acquits men accused of murder

January 28, 2021 - 6:57pm
The American journalist was abducted and beheaded while working on a story in Pakistan in 2002.
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LGBT rights: Indonesia's Aceh flogs two men for having sex

January 28, 2021 - 3:24pm
The men were each given 77 lashes in front of a crowd in the conservative Muslim province.
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Daniel Pearl: Pakistan court acquits men accused of murder

January 28, 2021 - 8:42am
The Wall Street Journal journalist was kidnapped and beheaded while working on a story in Pakistan.
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Australian man survives crocodile attack by 'prising jaws off his head'

January 28, 2021 - 6:42am
Health officials say the man is expected to make a full recovery following the Queensland attack.
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