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China suspends ultramarathons after death of 21 runners

June 3, 2021 - 9:59am
China has suspended ultramarathon and long-distance races after 21 died in a competition last month.
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X-Press Pearl: Sri Lanka braces for environmental disaster from sunken ship

June 3, 2021 - 6:15am
Emergency teams prepare for the "worst-case scenario" after efforts to tow the ship out to sea failed.
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Tokyo 2020: Olympics '100%' going ahead - Games president Seiko Hashimoto

June 3, 2021 - 1:16am
The Tokyo 2020 president is "100%" certain the Olympics will go ahead, but warns they could be held without fans if there is a coronavirus outbreak.
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Covid-19: India top court criticises vaccination drive

June 3, 2021 - 12:14am
Asking people in 18-44 age group to pay for jabs was 'arbitrary and irrational', the court said.
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China accuses Western firms over 'harmful' kids' goods

June 3, 2021 - 12:01am
A warning notice on the country's customs administration website included Nike, H&M and Zara.
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Could phone footage put Myanmar's leaders in jail?

June 2, 2021 - 7:06pm
The UN is gathering video of state-sponsored violence in Myanmar to use as evidence in future trials.
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Indonesia calls off salvage bid for KRI Nanggala submarine

June 2, 2021 - 12:00pm
The navy submarine sank off the coast of Bali during a torpedo drill in April, killing all 53 crew.
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Covid: The Australian millennials desperate for vaccines

June 2, 2021 - 11:40am
Locked out of a troubled vaccination scheme, young people are increasingly desperate to get jabbed.
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Xi Jinping calls for more 'loveable' image for China in bid to make friends

June 2, 2021 - 7:35am
The Chinese president says he wants the country to have a "trustworthy, lovable and respectable" image.
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Fears of environmental disaster as oil-laden ship sinks off Sri Lanka

June 2, 2021 - 6:54am
Hundreds of tonnes of engine oil could leak into the sea with devastating impact on marine life.
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BTS Festa 2021: Pop band mark anniversary by recreating classic photos

June 2, 2021 - 6:38am
The pop band are celebrating their eighth anniversary with a two week-long fan event.
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South China Sea dispute: Malaysia accuses China of breaching airspace

June 2, 2021 - 5:08am
Fighters jets were scrambled when the Chinese military planes were detected over disputed waters.
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