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Woman dies from tick disease caught from infected cat

8 hours 58 min ago
The Japanese case is thought to be the first time the illness was transmitted by an infected mammal.
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Australia backtracked on refugee 'understanding', UNHCR says

July 24, 2017 - 10:49pm
The nation reneged on a "clear understanding" about reuniting families, a UN high commissioner says.
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'I still have nightmares about the abuse'

July 24, 2017 - 7:23pm
Australian Phil Nagle on the abuse he underwent at the hands of a member of a Catholic order.
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The 'untouchable'

July 24, 2017 - 7:20pm
Sujatha Gidla's book Ants Among Elephants is a personal examination of her life as a Dalit in India.
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China set to launch an 'unhackable' internet communication

July 24, 2017 - 7:13pm
China might not have the lead in research but its application of secure networks is leading the way.
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Cash machine hacked in five minutes

July 24, 2017 - 7:05pm
After cash machines were hacked in Thailand and Taiwan in 2016, Click asks if it could happen again.
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Justin Bieber cancels remaining Purpose World Tour dates

July 24, 2017 - 5:10pm
The pop star bows out of the remaining 14 dates due to "unforeseen circumstances".
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Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore

July 24, 2017 - 12:42pm
More than 50 others were injured in the explosion near a vegetable market in the south of the city.
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Heinz in court over 'healthy' toddlers' snack Shredz

July 24, 2017 - 11:39am
The food giant denies using false marketing for Shredz, a fruit bar critics compare to confectionery.
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Enbo, the orphan 'Fight Club,' divides China online

July 24, 2017 - 11:09am
Documentary about mixed martial arts club for 'left behind' children has Chinese social media debating exploitation
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Activists 'held for Liu Xiaobo memorial'

July 24, 2017 - 9:39am
Four men were arrested after marking the Nobel peace laureate's death, activist Hu Jia says.
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Armed guards for tomatoes in India as prices rise

July 24, 2017 - 9:32am
The unprecedentedly high price of tomatoes in India is making people see red.
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China rising political star facing corruption probe

July 24, 2017 - 8:12am
Sun Zhengcai, seen as a contender for China's top job, is being investigated, authorities say.
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Pagoda collapses into river in Myanmar

July 24, 2017 - 6:54am
A Buddhist temple in central Myanmar has been swallowed by rising floodwaters after heavy rainfall.
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Why is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe so unpopular?

July 24, 2017 - 6:24am
As Japan's PM faces accusations of personal favouritism, his approval ratings have plummeted.
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China opens first cinema on disputed South China Sea island

July 24, 2017 - 5:58am
The country takes another step to bolster its claim to the oil-rich area claimed also by several other countries.
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Christchurch floods inspire Photoshop fun

July 24, 2017 - 4:20am
A photographer from the New Zealand city found a creative way to cheer people up amid recent floods.
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India court hears 10-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

July 24, 2017 - 4:19am
The girl of 10 is nearly seven months pregnant and doctors say she is too young to carry a baby.
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Bernard Tomic amazed at career, despite lack of effort at times

July 24, 2017 - 3:34am
Bernard Tomic says he has never "really tried" throughout his tennis career, adding that he has probably been operating at "around 50%".
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Kabul suicide car bomb: 24 killed in Afghan capital

July 24, 2017 - 2:06am
The Taliban say they carried out the attack in the Afghan capital that killed at least 24 people.
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