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Hong Kong quarantines all 100 guests of scandal-hit birthday party

January 7, 2022 - 3:11am
Hong Kong's immigration chief and home affairs secretary are among those who have been quarantined.
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Covid-19: Indian man has taken at least eight Covid jabs

January 7, 2022 - 2:44am
The 65-year-old villager was vaccinated eight times last year, officials say. But he claims he took 11 jabs.
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Djokovic stay highlights refugee concerns at Melbourne detention hotel

January 7, 2022 - 12:49am
People held at the detention hotel - some for years - complain of mouldy food and poor conditions.
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Novak Djokovic saga: Australia investigates visas of other tennis players

January 7, 2022 - 12:40am
As Novak Djokovic faces possible deportation, the Australian Open draw is cast into more uncertainty.
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Omicron: 13 passengers on Italy-India flight escape quarantine

January 7, 2022 - 12:23am
They were among 125 passengers who tested positive for Covid after arriving on a flight from Milan.
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Global chip shortage: Samsung expects its profits to jump by 52%

January 7, 2022 - 12:22am
The South Korean electronics giant benefited from strong demand for server memory chips.
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Lithuania wobbles after daring to defy China

January 6, 2022 - 7:10pm
It stood up to China over Taiwan, but this week Lithuania's president said it made a mistake.
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Myanmar coup: The doctors and nurses defying the military

January 6, 2022 - 7:07pm
Many healthcare workers have refused to work in state hospitals and are now operating underground.
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Kazakhstan unrest: Russian troops fly in as crackdown continues

January 6, 2022 - 4:30pm
The troops arrive after days of mounting unrest, with both police and protesters reportedly killed.
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Kazakhstan unrest: Why have there been riots and deaths?

January 6, 2022 - 10:54am
Security forces have killed dozens of suspected rioters and Russian troops have been called in.
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Kazakhstan unrest: Government restores fuel price cap after bloodshed

January 6, 2022 - 9:15am
The government reinstates vehicle fuel price caps for six months after dozens die in mass protests.
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Novak Djokovic will be deported if he hasn't told truth, deputy PM says

January 6, 2022 - 8:31am
Rich people are not above the law, Australia's deputy PM says, as the player launches legal appeal.
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Covid-19: More than 100 test positive on an Italy-India flight

January 6, 2022 - 6:29am
They were among 179 passengers on the flight from Milan which landed in Amritsar on Wednesday.
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Novak Djokovic: The twists and turns of his Australia mess

January 6, 2022 - 5:20am
What was meant to be the start of a new year of tennis glory has turned into a diplomatic storm.
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Kazakhstan unrest: Government calls for Russian help

January 6, 2022 - 12:32am
A Russian-led military alliance will send a peacekeeping force as nationwide protests escalate.
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Xi'an: The messy cost of China's Covid lockdown playbook

January 6, 2022 - 12:10am
With stories of starvation and deaths, has anything been learnt from two years of strict measures?
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Covid-19: India records first death linked to Omicron variant

January 6, 2022 - 12:07am
The 74-year-old man had diabetes and other comorbidities but, reports say, he was fully vaccinated.
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North Korea successfully tested hypersonic missile, says report

January 5, 2022 - 11:54pm
State media KNCA said the missile from yesterday's launch had "precisely hit" its target.
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Taiwan setting up $200m Lithuania fund amid China row

January 5, 2022 - 11:30pm
China downgraded its diplomatic relations with Lithuania after Taiwan opened a de facto embassy there.
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China: Is it burdening poor countries with unsustainable debt?

January 5, 2022 - 8:17pm
China has become a big lender to poorer countries, and there's been criticism of its approach.
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