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Three-year-old assaulted on Delhi bus rape anniversary

December 16, 2018 - 10:47pm
The incident occurred on the sixth anniversary of the gang rape of a student on a bus in India.
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Laura Ashley shuts UK stores to focus on China

December 16, 2018 - 10:05pm
The British High Street store is struggling in the UK and wants to build its presence in China.
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Meet Nepal's daredevil honey hunters

December 16, 2018 - 7:04pm
When bees nest on a cliff face hundreds of metres above the ground, there's only one way to gather their sweet produce.
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Narendra Modi: Is hardline Hindu politics failing India's PM?

December 16, 2018 - 4:45pm
Critics say the recent pursuit of a hardline Hindutva agenda by India's ruling party has backfired.
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Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

December 16, 2018 - 1:24pm
A large fire broke out after an explosion in the city of Sapporo, injuring more than 40 people.
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Japan explosion: Fire and collapsed buildings after blast

December 16, 2018 - 12:25pm
A restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo is hit by a huge explosion.
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North Korea condemns latest US sanctions

December 16, 2018 - 12:23pm
The measures threaten to "block the path to denuclearisation forever", the North says.
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Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port

December 16, 2018 - 6:29am
The discovery of a container with more than 1,000 tusks is the country's largest ever ivory bust.
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Ranil Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister

December 16, 2018 - 2:21am
Ranil Wickremesinghe is sworn into office, two months after his sacking sparked a political crisis.
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What can New Zealand teach us about Brexit?

December 15, 2018 - 7:31pm
What lessons can the we learn from the economic ructions suffered by New Zealand in 1973 when the UK joined the EEC?
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How a country suddenly went ‘crazy rich’

December 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Indonesia, the nation with the world's largest Muslim population, has a rapidly growing middle class - and some very rich people with money to burn.
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Cyclone Owen downgraded, but could reform off Queensland

December 15, 2018 - 6:02pm
Cyclone Owen has been downgraded to a tropical low, but storm and flood warnings remain in place.
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US returns looted bells to Philippines after 117 years

December 15, 2018 - 1:19pm
The Balangiga church bells have been returned to the Philippines, 117 years after the US seized them.
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US returns looted Balangiga church bells to Philippines

December 15, 2018 - 7:21am
The three Balangiga church bells return to the Philippines after 117 years in US possession.
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Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka's disputed PM resigns amid crisis

December 15, 2018 - 2:49am
Mahinda Rajapaksa's resignation could bring to an end weeks of political crisis.
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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

December 14, 2018 - 11:31pm
PM Scott Morrison says Australia will not immediately move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
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North Korea's high-tech pursuits: Propaganda or progress?

December 14, 2018 - 7:21pm
North Korea is trying to develop civilian technologies but can it become an innovation powerhouse?
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Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple

December 14, 2018 - 1:46pm
Witnesses say people fell ill after eating rice following a ceremony in the state of Karnataka.
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Miss USA sorry for offending contestants over lack of English

December 14, 2018 - 10:12am
A beauty queen's comments and apology about non-English speaking contestants causes a stir on social media.
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Japan medical schools 'rigged women's results'

December 14, 2018 - 8:09am
A sexism scandal in Japan has widened to at least nine universities after a government investigation.
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