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India mourns murdered Kashmir journalist

June 15, 2018 - 5:56am
Shujaat Bukhari's death causes anguish across India where he was seen as a rare voice of moderation.
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China vows fast response to US tariffs

June 15, 2018 - 4:29am
China will respond quickly to protect itself if the US hurts its interests, Beijing says.
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India facing the 'worst water crisis in its history'

June 15, 2018 - 3:17am
Some 600 million Indians are facing an acute shortage of water, a new government report says.
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China's ride-hailing giant Didi to launch in Australia

June 15, 2018 - 1:07am
China's Didi Chuxing will compete with India's Ola and Uber when it launches in Melbourne on 25 June.
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South Korea and US discuss future of joint war games

June 15, 2018 - 12:28am
Donald Trump surprised allies by announcing an end to the games, a long-held North Korean demand.
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Eurydice Dixon: Comedian's killing prompts anger in Australia

June 15, 2018 - 12:13am
Eurydice Dixon was allegedly raped and murdered as she walked home from a gig in Melbourne.
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IMF: US tariffs could undermine global trade

June 14, 2018 - 2:27pm
The IMF warns the Trump administration's trade policies risk undermining the global trade system.
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Kashmir journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

June 14, 2018 - 12:13pm
Shujaat Bukhari, a BBC contributor, is killed outside the offices of Rising Kashmir, which he edited.
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American Will Nguyen held in Vietnam after protests

June 14, 2018 - 11:06am
Yale graduate Will Nguyen from Houston, Texas, is being held for "disrupting public order".
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Mix-ups and fanfare: What no-one else saw at the Trump-Kim summit

June 14, 2018 - 10:49am
A handshake-salute mix-up and a lavish send-off and return were just some of the incidents uniquely captured by the North Korean media.
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Sri Lanka hardline monk Gnanasara jailed for intimidation

June 14, 2018 - 8:37am
The jailing of Gnanasara is significant in a country that rarely convicts Buddhist monks.
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India transgender officer rejoins duty after rare show of support

June 14, 2018 - 6:41am
The 29-year-old policeman was allowed to rejoin the force after a minister backed him.
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India Delhi residents choke as dust blankets capital

June 14, 2018 - 6:36am
Many people are complaining the city has become unliveable as pollution climbs to hazardous levels.
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Using tech to stop phone-wielding drivers

June 14, 2018 - 4:37am
Trial laws in Australia will allow automated cameras to scan motorists for dangerous behaviour.
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North Korea sanctions remain until complete denuclearisation, says US

June 14, 2018 - 12:53am
No sanctions will be lifted until North Korea has completely denuclearised, says Mike Pompeo.
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Nazi flag on Australian army vehicle 'unacceptable', PM says

June 14, 2018 - 12:05am
The "utterly unacceptable" incident happened in Afghanistan in 2007, PM Malcolm Turnbull says.
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Rebel Wilson: Court slashes actress's record defamation payout

June 13, 2018 - 11:03pm
A magazine publisher will now pay less to the Hollywood actress over a high-profile defamation case.
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Trumplomacy on Air Force One

June 13, 2018 - 8:42pm
A bad case of jet lag wasn't the only side effect of the Singapore summit to leave reporters' heads spinning.
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Trump Kim summit: Imagine a North Korean family

June 13, 2018 - 8:10pm
What is life like for families in North Korea - and how could this change if sanctions are eased?
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Grenfell Tower: Global roots of fire victims

June 13, 2018 - 7:18pm
How the Grenfell Tower tragedy sent shockwaves around the world.
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