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Fang Fenghui: China's ex-top general jailed for life

February 20, 2019 - 7:35am
Many officials have been jailed in what President Xi Jinping says is an anti-corruption drive.
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Billionaire Ambani risks jail over missed Ericsson payments

February 20, 2019 - 5:54am
Reliance Communications failed to comply with a court order to pay the money by 15 December last year.
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Bramble Cay melomys: Climate change-ravaged rodent listed as extinct

February 19, 2019 - 10:55pm
The Bramble Cay melomys has been called the first mammalian victim of human-induced climate change.
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Emoji number plates launched in Queensland

February 19, 2019 - 10:11pm
If your personalised number plate simply isn't enough - why not just add an emoji to the mix?
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Trump-Kim summit: What might Kim learn from hosts Vietnam?

February 19, 2019 - 8:42pm
All eyes are on nuclear talks but Kim Jong-un will be closely studying the hosts of the US-N Korea summit.
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Poppy farms: How the global opioid crisis is biting Australia

February 19, 2019 - 11:08am
About half the world's legal poppy straw comes from Tasmania, but demand for it is weakening.
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Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania

February 19, 2019 - 9:22am
The Chinese businesswoman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating an ivory-smuggling ring.
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After Kashmir attack, what are India's options?

February 19, 2019 - 7:09am
India's government is under pressure to respond to the attack on its forces in Kashmir.
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Storm damaged China-bound Russian missiles

February 19, 2019 - 6:31am
The anti-aircraft missiles were on a Russian ship, but two other missile ships did reach China.
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Pulwama attack: Pakistan warns India against military action

February 19, 2019 - 5:57am
Pakistan says only dialogue will resolve differences as India mourns its dead in Kashmir.
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Kim Jong-un's 'butler' in Vietnam ahead of Trump-Kim summit

February 19, 2019 - 3:46am
Kim Chang-son has been seen checking out potential venues ahead of the summit in Hanoi.
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HSBC profits hit by China slowdown

February 19, 2019 - 3:33am
Profits at Europe's largest bank rise by less than forecast after a challenging end to 2018.
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India-Pakistan crisis: Saudi Arabia aims to de-escalate tensions

February 18, 2019 - 11:22pm
Saudi Arabia hopes to soothe India-Pakistan tensions, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Delhi.
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UK and French tourists missing in Australia beach search

February 18, 2019 - 11:08pm
Items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux were found on a popular beach, police say.
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Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns

February 18, 2019 - 7:47pm
Many spend long days witnessing the "trauma" of their parents and animals, the UN warns.
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Viewpoint: Should Britain apologise for Amritsar massacre?

February 18, 2019 - 7:41pm
Hundreds of Indians attending a public meeting were shot dead by British troops on 13 April 1919.
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The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder

February 18, 2019 - 5:00pm
Ren Zhengfei tells BBC that Huawei will survive despite security concerns and the criminal case against his daughter.
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Ai Weiwei hits out at film censorship over Berlin I Love You

February 18, 2019 - 12:42pm
The artist accuses film-makers of cutting his part because they didn't want to upset China.
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Honda set to close UK car plant

February 18, 2019 - 11:52am
The carmaker is set to announce the closure of its Swindon plant in 2022, jeopardising 3,500 jobs, sources say.
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Elin Ersson: Student fined for Afghan deportation protest

February 18, 2019 - 11:29am
Swede Elin Ersson caused disruption on a plane that stopped an Afghan migrant being sent home.
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