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Padmavat: Violence after India top court lifts ban on film

2 hours 30 min ago
Despite a decision by the Supreme Court, the film's release has prompted violence and protest.
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Vietnam jails most senior Communist Party official in decades

4 hours 21 min ago
Dinh La Thang is one of the most senior officials to ever go on trial in Vietnam.
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Great Barrier Reef: Australia unveils A$60m protection plan

5 hours 34 min ago
New measures will target coral-eating starfish and soil erosion on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress remembered at funeral

January 21, 2018 - 10:57pm
A funeral for the Home and Away actress hears she was a "rising star" who made her family proud.
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Sydney train passengers injured in crash

January 21, 2018 - 9:02pm
They were "very lucky" to escape with mostly minor injuries, authorities say.
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India woman fights family over 'low caste' husband's murder

January 21, 2018 - 7:24pm
Kausalya survived the attack that killed her husband and began a campaign against caste discrimination.
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The Malaysian region that became a hardware hub

January 21, 2018 - 7:02pm
The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.
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Kabul: Gunmen shot Intercontinental Hotel diners - eyewitness

January 21, 2018 - 10:08am
Foreigners at the Intercontinental Hotel were deliberately targeted, an eyewitness told the BBC.
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North Korea Moranbong girl band leader heads Olympic inspection team

January 21, 2018 - 7:30am
The team is on a landmark visit to inspect cultural venues for next month's Winter Olympics.
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Kabul: Afghan forces 'end Intercontinental Hotel siege'

January 21, 2018 - 4:32am
Some 160 people are rescued but at least six civilians die after gunmen attack a hotel, officials say.
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Why one man in Singapore was not allowed to adopt his child

January 20, 2018 - 8:41pm
The struggle of a gay father to legally adopt his son throws Singapore's conservative family law into the spotlight.
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Dark is divine: What colour are Indian gods and goddesses?

January 20, 2018 - 8:18pm
In a country obsessed with fairness, a new campaign portrays Hindu deities with dark skin.
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Kabul: Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel

January 20, 2018 - 4:24pm
At least four gunmen launched the attack on Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say.
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Tonga flagbearer qualifies for Winter Olympics

January 20, 2018 - 11:52am
Tonga's flagbearer from the Rio Olympics, whose photo went viral in 2016, will now compete at the Winter Olympics.
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India police 'failed to help injured teenagers'

January 20, 2018 - 10:50am
The men died after the officers allegedly objected to getting blood stains in their patrol car.
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Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea will send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang

January 20, 2018 - 8:15am
North Korea will send 22 athletes to compete in three sports at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
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Pad Man: A man's 'period poverty' rescue becomes a film

January 20, 2018 - 6:13am
A new film, Pad Man, charts one man's 20-year bid to make cheaper sanitary towels available in India.
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Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' Boonchai Bach arrested

January 20, 2018 - 3:59am
Boonchai Bach is accused of heading of one Asia's biggest illegal wildlife smuggling networks.
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New Zealand debates access to dead sea life footage

January 19, 2018 - 7:19pm
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?
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Philippines stops sending workers to Kuwait over abuse fears

January 19, 2018 - 12:20pm
The ban comes after President Duterte said employers in Kuwait were driving Filipinos to suicide.
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