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Hong Kong protests: Authorities to announce face mask ban

October 3, 2019 - 9:28am
Authorities plan to invoke emergency powers on Friday to impose the ban at public gatherings.
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Gandhi's ashes stolen and photo defaced on 150th birthday

October 3, 2019 - 8:59am
Thieves also defaced a poster of the independence leader at a memorial in central India.
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Wombat stoning: Australian police officer investigated over video

October 3, 2019 - 7:16am
Police are investigating the incident, which sparked outrage after it was shared on social media.
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African swine fever: Boar with virus found in demilitarised zone

October 3, 2019 - 4:36am
There has been speculation that the virus arrived in South Korea via pigs crossing the demilitarised zone.
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Poison fire coral: Deadly Asian fungus detected in Australia

October 3, 2019 - 2:06am
The poison fire coral was previously thought to be native to Japan and Korea alone, researchers say.
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Asia stocks drop as slowdown fears rattle investors

October 2, 2019 - 10:54pm
Stock markets in Asia joined a global sell-off on renewed worries about trade and the world economy.
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North Korea: 'Grave moment' as North tests missile fired from sea

October 2, 2019 - 10:41pm
Being submarine-capable means North Korea could launch missiles far outside its territory.
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Kashmir's crippled courts leave detainees in limbo

October 2, 2019 - 8:25pm
Families of detainees are looking to courts for relief but a strike by lawyers has added to their woes.
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Sri Lanka attacks: The beach paradise that wants its tourists back

October 2, 2019 - 8:23pm
Five months after the Easter Sunday bombings, Sri Lanka is desperate for visitors to return.
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Hong Kong protests: Rubber bullet blinds journalist in one eye

October 2, 2019 - 11:44am
Police use of force draws protests in Hong Kong after a reporter loses sight in one eye during unrest.
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Family of Indian royals wins £35m court battle against Pakistan

October 2, 2019 - 8:13am
The origins of a dispute over what began as a £1m deposit date to the partition of British India.
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Maori shootings: Britain regrets killings by Endeavour crew

October 2, 2019 - 4:28am
The statement comes ahead of the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's landing in New Zealand.
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Hong Kong protest: City reels from 'one of its most violent days'

October 1, 2019 - 10:15pm
One protester was shot in the chest, and more than 180 people were arrested during battles with police.
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North Korea may have fired missile from submarine

October 1, 2019 - 9:48pm
The missile launch comes hours after Pyongyang said nuclear talks with the US would finally resume.
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Kangaroo killings: Australian charged with driving car into 20 animals

October 1, 2019 - 9:35pm
The 19-year-old man is accused of attacking the animals with his car in a "senseless slaughter".
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The Himalayan village that confiscates single-use plastics

October 1, 2019 - 7:01pm
Lachung, an idyllic mountain village in India's Sikkim state, has banned single-use plastics and showcases eco-friendly alternatives.
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In pictures: China shows off military might at 70th anniversary parade

October 1, 2019 - 2:24pm
Deep-sea drones and a new ICBM are displayed in public for the first time at a huge Beijing parade.
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UBS economist reinstated after China 'pig' comments

October 1, 2019 - 12:53pm
Paul Donovan sparked outcry after saying a swine fever outbreak only mattered to "Chinese pigs".
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China celebrates 70 years of communist party rule

October 1, 2019 - 10:45am
Civil and military parades marked the anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
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China anniversary: Hong Kong protester shot by live round

October 1, 2019 - 10:13am
Police shoot a protester in the chest, in the first live round shooting in months of unrest.
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