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Covid Australia: Queensland to reopen to Sydney after outbreak contained

January 27, 2021 - 7:49pm
Travel bans ease across Australia after a Covid outbreak in its biggest city is brought under control.
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Chinese New Year: Clamping down on going home for the holidays

January 27, 2021 - 7:02pm
China is striving to curtail the world's biggest mass migration event when people go home to see family.
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Jagtar Singh Johal: Scot 'forced to sign blank confession' in India

January 27, 2021 - 6:09pm
Jagtar Singh Johal has been held in an Indian jail without conviction for more than three years.
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Tokyo 2020: International Olympic Committee targets 'safe and successful' Games

January 27, 2021 - 1:06pm
The IOC "is fully concentrated" on "the successful and safe delivery" of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this year, says president Thomas Bach.
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New Zealand urges people to ditch influencer-style tourism photos

January 27, 2021 - 12:43pm
A tongue-in-cheek official video urges tourists to find more original ideas for their photo poses.
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Boy sentenced for London racist coronavirus attack

January 27, 2021 - 10:23am
Images of Jonathan Mok's swollen eye were posted on Facebook and shared thousands of times.
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Pakistan's Fawad hits century against South Africa

January 27, 2021 - 8:44am
Fawad Alam hits a century as Pakistan finish day two of the first Test against South Africa in Karachi with an 88-run lead.
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China mine rescue: Miners saved after knocking on pipe

January 27, 2021 - 2:01am
Two of the surviving miners have described how they made contact with rescuers while underground.
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China opens door to Ant Group's stock market debut

January 26, 2021 - 10:40pm
Regulators suspended the tech giant's planned listing before ordering a shake-up at the company.
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Goldman Sachs boss gets $10m pay cut for 1MDB scandal

January 26, 2021 - 9:13pm
David Solomon is being punished for the bank's involvement in the fraudulent Malaysian investment fund.
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India farmers' protest: Delhi security stepped up after violent clashes

January 26, 2021 - 2:32pm
Striking farmers stormed the city's Red Fort and battled police as a demonstration turned violent.
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MPs accuse HSBC of aiding China's Hong Kong crackdown

January 26, 2021 - 2:02pm
The bank's boss strongly rejects MPs criticism of "double-standards" over China's actions in Hong Kong.
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Tokyo 2020: Uncertainty persists over Olympics and Paralympics as IOC meets

January 26, 2021 - 9:24am
The International Olympic Committee meets on Wednesday amid growing uncertainty over this summer's Tokyo Games.
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In pictures: India farmers clash with police in Delhi

January 26, 2021 - 7:05am
Farmers clash with police on India's Republic Day in a protest over controversial market reforms.
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Australia Day: Thousands defy Covid rules in 'Invasion Day' protests

January 26, 2021 - 1:03am
Several are arrested in "Invasion Day" rallies protesting against the day marking British colonisation.
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Wuhan: Five days that shaped the outbreak

January 25, 2021 - 8:16pm
Before Wuhan was locked down in January 2020 officials said the outbreak was under control - but the virus had spread inside and outside the city.
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Shyamala Gopalan: The woman who inspired Kamala Harris

January 25, 2021 - 8:01pm
The tale of her rise is rooted in an audacious journey Shyamala Gopalan made more than 60 years ago.
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Tractor rally: India farmers plan massive protest on Republic Day

January 25, 2021 - 7:10pm
Security has been tightened in capital Delhi as the rally coincides with the annual Republic Day parade.
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Covax: How will Covid vaccines be shared with poorer countries?

January 25, 2021 - 1:07pm
A scheme to distribute Covid-19 vaccines is under way. Here's what you need to know.
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Covid: The migrant helping Australia with modified masks

January 25, 2021 - 10:59am
When Manmeet Kaur began giving away masks, she realised many people would relish a different design.
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