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US woman arrested for faking her kidnapping in India

July 18, 2022 - 3:33am
Police say the woman staged her own kidnapping to get money from her parents.
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Yusuf Zahab: Australian teen feared killed in Syrian jail

July 18, 2022 - 1:48am
Yusuf Zahab was taken to Syria as a child and recently pleaded with Australia for help.
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Dozens of sea turtles found stabbed off Japanese island

July 18, 2022 - 12:47am
More than 30 of the animals were found motionless in a low tide with stab marks at their necks.
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Sri Lanka crisis is a warning to other Asian nations

July 17, 2022 - 7:59pm
Rising interest rates are making debt repayment costlier, putting Asian emerging markets at risk of default.
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Why Bollywood is struggling to beat pandemic blues

July 17, 2022 - 7:53pm
Several big-ticket films in 2022 have failed at the box office, leaving producers confused.
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The hard choices Sri Lankans must make now

July 16, 2022 - 8:32pm
They have chased out their reviled president. Now the country faces some difficult decisions.
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Assam: The India couple in 'one pizza a month' wedding contract

July 16, 2022 - 7:20pm
A video of the bride and the groom signing the piece of paper has been viewed 45 million times.
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Sri Lanka: 'I've spent 10 days in line for petrol'

July 16, 2022 - 12:14pm
Drivers in the crisis-hit nation tell of their mammoth waits amid a worsening fuel emergency.
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Adam Harry: India transgender pilot's long fight to fly

July 15, 2022 - 9:15pm
A young Indian transgender man's fight to become a pilot has hit several roadblocks, he says.
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Pacific Islands urge unity in face of China ambition

July 15, 2022 - 9:11pm
Climate change and the economic fallout of the pandemic are testing ties in the region.
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Afsheen Gul: How a kind Indian doctor saved a Pakistani teen's life

July 15, 2022 - 8:26pm
Afsheen Gul spent years in pain because of her curved neck. An Indian doctor successfully operated on her this year.
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Sri Lanka: Is a push for organic behind the country's unrest?

July 15, 2022 - 8:21pm
Social-media users are blaming the political crisis on "elitist green policies". What is the truth?
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China heatwave: Shanghai workers swelter in 40C heat

July 15, 2022 - 7:10pm
Shanghai is one of dozens of cities across the country to issue extreme weather warnings.
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No new probe into UK troops' Afghanistan killings

July 15, 2022 - 1:00pm
The head of the UK's armed forces says two investigations found unlawful killings "did not happen".
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Sri Lanka swears in Ranil Wickremesinghe as acting leader after mass protests

July 15, 2022 - 5:27am
Ranil Wickremesinghe takes office after weeks of protests over fuel and food shortages.
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Man acquitted of bombing 1985 Air India flight shot dead in Canada

July 15, 2022 - 5:01am
Ripudaman Singh Malik was accused of involvement in Canada's worst terror attack that killed 329.
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China's economy contracts amid zero-Covid policy

July 14, 2022 - 11:36pm
The world's second largest economy slowed after lockdowns across a number of cities.
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She treated Myanmar's resistance and paid with her life

July 14, 2022 - 9:06pm
Zarli Naing's decision to help Myanmar's underground resistance cost the young nurse her life.
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Trapped baby elephant and mum rescued in Thailand

July 14, 2022 - 9:08am
The elephant and her calf fell into a deep pit in a national park in Thailand.
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Sri Lanka protests: One dead and 84 injured, say hospital officials

July 14, 2022 - 2:47am
A 26-year-old man died of breathing difficulties after police forces fired tear gas to disperse the crowd.
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