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Vo Van Thuong: Vietnam picks new president in power shuffle

March 2, 2023 - 4:57am
Vo Van Thuong stands out for his relative youth and for a career devoted to the ruling communist party.
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India PM Modi urges G20 foreign ministers to overcome differences

March 2, 2023 - 4:33am
His appeal comes as the war in Ukraine is expected to overshadow the talks on Thursday.
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Hathras rape and murder case: Indian court clears three of four accused

March 2, 2023 - 4:33am
The rape and murder of the 19-year-old Dalit woman in 2020 had evoked global condemnation.
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Nithyananda's Kailasa: UN to ignore remarks of fugitive India guru's fictional country

March 2, 2023 - 2:02am
People claiming to represent the United States of Kailasa had participated in two UN committee meetings.
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Aboriginal spears taken by Captain James Cook to be returned to Australia

March 2, 2023 - 1:01am
The spears - seized by British explorer James Cook - will be handed back to their traditional owners.
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Vivek Ramaswamy: The Indian-American CEO who wants to be US president

March 1, 2023 - 5:09pm
Multimillionaire investor Vivek Ramaswamy is a surprise candidate in the race - how might he fare?
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Sake brewers toast big rise in global sales

March 1, 2023 - 5:07pm
Makers of Japan's traditional drink are seeing success abroad offset falling domestic demand.
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'Why did you torture me?': A domestic worker's fight for justice

March 1, 2023 - 5:04pm
Meriance is still seeking justice nine years after she was freed from an employer she says abused her.
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China and Belarus express 'extreme interest' in Ukraine peace

March 1, 2023 - 12:16pm
Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko - an ally of Russia's President Putin - is on a state visit to China.
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Manish Sisodia: India anti-corruption crusader fighting to clear his name

March 1, 2023 - 2:42am
The arrest of former Delhi minister Manish Sisodia on corruption charges has set off a political storm.
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Hong Kong ends mask mandate after 945 days

March 1, 2023 - 2:23am
The city's leader hails a "return to normalcy" after one of the world's longest-running Covid rules.
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Chinese factories boom while Japan's are in reverse

March 1, 2023 - 12:52am
Firms are balancing reopening as Covid restrictions ease against rising costs of energy and higher wages.
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Covid: FBI chief Christopher Wray says China lab leak 'most likely'

February 28, 2023 - 8:52pm
Christopher Wray says the FBI has "for quite some time" settled on a potential lab incident in Wuhan.
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India G20: Diplomatic test as Ukraine war dominates talks

February 28, 2023 - 5:08pm
Can India navigate tensions and secure any agreements as a divided G20 meets in Delhi?
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Blackpink lead top stars back on the road in Asia

February 28, 2023 - 5:04pm
The K-pop superstars are among major acts that have returned as pandemic restrictions ease.
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Toyah Cordingley: Australia flies man from India over beach murder

February 28, 2023 - 11:31am
Rajwinder Singh is accused of murdering Toyah Cordingley, found dead in Queensland in 2018.
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China should be honest on Covid origin, says US envoy

February 28, 2023 - 5:05am
Beijing hits back that the outbreak's origin is "about science and should not be politicised".
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China hits out at US over TikTok ban on federal devices

February 28, 2023 - 4:07am
Beijing accuses Washington of attempting to use state power to suppress foreign companies.
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Amritpal Singh: The self-styled preacher raising fears in India's Punjab

February 28, 2023 - 3:26am
Amritpal Singh rose to national attention after his supporters stormed a police station last week.
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Japan ad giant Dentsu named in Olympics bid-rigging complaint

February 28, 2023 - 1:08am
The competition regulator is investigating alleged corruption in planning and sponsorship.
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