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Venezuela crisis: Chinese hospital ship docks for a week

September 22, 2018 - 8:06pm
Thousands of patients struggling with the collapse of the health system will receive free treatment.
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Abhilash Tomy: Rescue mission to reach injured Indian sailor

September 22, 2018 - 7:34pm
Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy is stranded in the Indian Ocean 3,700km off Perth in Western Australia.
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The Chinese storyteller loved by millions

September 22, 2018 - 7:10pm
Shan Tianfang was loved across China for his emotional storytelling through the ancient art of pingshu.
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Asian rivals eye 'flawed' Maldives poll

September 22, 2018 - 4:43pm
The island nation's Chinese-backed leader seeks another five-year term, with India watching closely.
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Hong Kong express rail link launches amid controversy

September 22, 2018 - 10:41am
It cuts the journey time to mainland China - but Chinese police will be allowed to operate in Hong Kong.
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China Catholic bishops: Historic deal with Vatican reached

September 22, 2018 - 10:26am
Seven state-appointed bishops are recognised by the Vatican as part of a historic accord with China.
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Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one diagnosed with nose cancer

September 22, 2018 - 5:27am
Malaysia's Commonwealth champion and former world number one Lee Chong Wei is being treated for nose cancer.
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Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast

September 22, 2018 - 4:03am
The children were playing near a police station when the bomb blast happened, witnesses say.
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Viewpoint: What India's first newspaper says about democracy

September 21, 2018 - 7:07pm
Founded in 1780, Hicky's Bengal Gazette notoriously dogged the most powerful men in India.
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James Ricketson: Jailed Australian filmmaker granted Cambodia royal pardon

September 21, 2018 - 10:58am
James Ricketson is granted a royal pardon after he was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges.
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India bishop accused of rape arrested in Kerala

September 21, 2018 - 10:46am
Franco Mulakkal is accused of repeatedly raping a Kerala nun, sparking unprecedented angry protests.
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CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide

September 21, 2018 - 8:49am
A landslide in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble.
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Hayabusa-2: Japan hopes for historic asteroid landing

September 21, 2018 - 8:18am
Officials believe the spaceship Hayabusa-2 has put rovers on an asteroid's surface, making history.
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Chinese nanny Mo Huanjing executed for arson killings

September 21, 2018 - 7:38am
A nanny who killed her employer and three children in a house fire is executed in Zhejiang Province.
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China blocks Twitch game-streaming service

September 21, 2018 - 5:45am
The service's website and app is no longer reachable from mainland China, gamers report
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Texas Republicans apologise to Indians for 'offensive' Hindu ad

September 21, 2018 - 5:25am
The ad, meant to celebrate a festival for elephant-headed deity Ganesha, offended Hindus instead.
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Chinese anger at US sanctions for Russian weapons purchases

September 21, 2018 - 5:21am
China tells the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over Russian weapons purchases.
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Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61

September 21, 2018 - 4:51am
Tran Dai Quang had been ill for months and had received medical treatment overseas, say state media.
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Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

September 21, 2018 - 2:31am
Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.
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Sam Burgess: South Sydney player cleared by NRL 'lewd video' investigation

September 21, 2018 - 2:23am
Sam Burgess is cleared of misconduct by the NRL after claims he and other South Sydney players exposed themselves to a woman on the internet.
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