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Lithuania-China row: EU escalates trade dispute with Beijing

4 hours 18 min ago
Brussels says China is acting illegally in a dispute with Lithuania, one of the EU's smallest states.
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Australia scientists find 'spooky' spinning object in Milky Way

5 hours 8 min ago
Australian scientists say the spinning object is unlike anything astronomers have seen before.
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Cost of living: New Zealand inflation tops three-decade high

January 26, 2022 - 11:30pm
In October, New Zealand raised interest rates for the first time in seven years to rein in inflation.
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LG Energy Solution: Battery giant jumps in market debut

January 26, 2022 - 10:00pm
The firm raised $10.6bn earlier this month, making it the country's biggest stock market offering.
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Life under the Taliban: Yalda Hakim's journey back to Afghanistan

January 26, 2022 - 7:01pm
With access to the new Taliban government, Yalda Hakim travels back to Afghanistan to find out what the country is like under their rule.
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China changes Fight Club film ending so the authorities win

January 26, 2022 - 6:30am
In China, the final scene of the 1999 film says the subversive plot fails and the authorities win.
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Blue Diamond Affair: Saudis end dispute with Thailand over stolen gems

January 26, 2022 - 5:54am
Diplomatic ties resume after a 30-year row over jewels stolen by a cleaner and a string of murders.
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Ghostly monkey and crocodile newts among new Mekong area species

January 26, 2022 - 5:26am
A list of 224 newly discovered species is published by the World Wildlife Fund conservation group.
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Winter Olympics 2022: China eases Covid testing rules amid rise in cases

January 26, 2022 - 12:16am
Organisers lower testing benchmarks while the rest of the city faces harsher Covid restrictions.
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Republic Day: What the grand parade means to India

January 25, 2022 - 7:21pm
Every year, India celebrates 26 January with a huge show of its military might and diversity.
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Winter Olympics: Will the Beijing Games be 'green and clean'?

January 25, 2022 - 7:17pm
China is promising a greener Winter Olympics, although critics are not sure if it can deliver.
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Bollywood's Shilpa Shetty cleared of obscenity over Richard Gere kiss

January 25, 2022 - 11:55am
The Bollywood star had faced charges after actor Richard Gere kissed her on a Delhi stage in 2007.
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy: A powerful beacon of protest for 50 years

January 25, 2022 - 11:02am
A protest that began 50 years ago with a beach umbrella remains a potent symbol of Aboriginal activism.
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Tonga volcano: 'We hope for the best for our families back home'

January 25, 2022 - 8:18am
Tongans living in Fiji are collecting donations to support those impacted by the volcano and tsunami.
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Indonesia: Brawl and fire in West Papua nightclub leaves 19 dead

January 25, 2022 - 7:54am
Victims were trapped by the blaze after rival groups fought with machetes in West Papua province.
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Central Asia blackout leaves millions without power

January 25, 2022 - 7:40am
A surge disconnects a major power line from the shared grid, causing chaos across the region.
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Tonga: Covid hits crucial Australian aid ship bound for tsunami-struck nation

January 25, 2022 - 4:21am
The Australian vessel is carrying a large shipment of much-needed aid, including water and shelter.
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Liu Xuezhou: Outrage over death of 'twice abandoned' China teen

January 25, 2022 - 2:42am
The 17-year-old, who was sold as a child, had launched a campaign to look for his birth parents.
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Mumbai winter: India's muggy city is butt of jokes in 'winter' memes

January 25, 2022 - 2:25am
The unusually cold weather in India's financial capital has amused the internet.
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Australian Open: Peng Shuai T-shirt ban reversed after outcry

January 25, 2022 - 2:20am
The turnaround comes less than 24 hours after organisers banned the shirt for being "political".
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