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Novak Djokovic: Australia cancels top tennis player's visa

January 5, 2022 - 5:43pm
Australia's leader says "no one is above the rules" when it comes to the country's border policies.
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Novak Djokovic: Tennis star's Australia entry delayed over visa row

January 5, 2022 - 11:55am
The tennis player had been controversially exempted from vaccination rules for the Australian Open.
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India PM Narendra Modi trapped on Punjab flyover in security breach

January 5, 2022 - 5:45am
The Indian PM cut short a visit to Punjab after protesting farmers blocked his convoy's route.
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Taiwan buys 20,000 bottles of Lithuania rum destined for China

January 5, 2022 - 3:20am
Taiwan later urged locals to buy rum, posting recipes for rum-infused cocktails.
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North Korea launches 'unidentified projectile' into sea

January 5, 2022 - 12:05am
South Korean and Japanese officials spot Pyongyang's first launch in 2022, but details are unclear.
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China investment firm's shares slump after $6.6bn bailout

January 4, 2022 - 11:22pm
The firm's former chairman Lai Xiaomin was executed last year after being found guilty of corruption.
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Novak Djokovic: Australian Open vaccine exemption ignites backlash

January 4, 2022 - 10:54pm
It is "appalling" that Novak Djokovic can enter the country for the Australian Open, locals say.
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Kazakhstan unrest: State of emergency declared after fuel protests

January 4, 2022 - 10:40pm
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declares a two-week state of emergency and accepts government resignation.
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China Mobile shares rise in Shanghai debut after US exit

January 4, 2022 - 9:59pm
The company delisted in New York after a Trump-era move to restrict investment in Chinese tech firms.
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Omicron: Curfew in Delhi as India Covid cases surge

January 4, 2022 - 7:09pm
A weekend curfew is imposed and doctors' leave cancelled as the chief minister tests positive.
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Gandikota: The stunning Indian gorge that resembles the Grand Canyon

January 4, 2022 - 7:01pm
The Gandikota gorge in southern India is believed to be nearly 100,000 years old.
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Iconic Bangkok station Hua Lamphong reaches the end of the line

January 4, 2022 - 7:01pm
Hua Lamphong has seen the start and end of journeys for generations of Thai travellers and tourists alike.
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Winter Olympics: Behind the bubble in Beijing

January 4, 2022 - 1:43pm
Have a look at how Beijing is preparing for the Games - with a sealed off area to keep Covid out.
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Yuzhou: Second Chinese city forced into Covid lockdown

January 4, 2022 - 10:29am
Yuzhou, with its population of 1.1 million, is shut down after just three cases are found.
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China: Evergrande shares rise as Hong Kong trading resumes

January 4, 2022 - 5:05am
The crisis-hit company suspended its shares on Monday pending the release of "inside information".
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Bulli Bai: Indian man arrested for fake auction of Muslim women

January 4, 2022 - 4:49am
The Indian app shared photos of several prominent Muslim women in a fake auction, sparking outrage.
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Hong Kong: Activist gets 15-month jail term for Tiananmen vigil

January 4, 2022 - 3:03am
Chow Hang Tung is jailed for 15 months for encouraging people to commemorate the Tiananmen protests.
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Covid: Australians desperate for tests amid Omicron surge

January 4, 2022 - 1:16am
Despite record infections, people are queuing for hours and facing price-gouging for tests.
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China: Xi'an residents in lockdown barter for food amid shortage

January 3, 2022 - 11:25pm
Faced with low supplies under lockdown, some have resorted to trading phones and gadgets for food.
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Oo Antava: Why a song calling out men is under fire for sleaze

January 3, 2022 - 9:58pm
A new hit song which claims to subvert the male gaze is accused of, in fact, objectifying women.
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