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India coronavirus: Country records highest spike in Covid-19 cases

May 5, 2020 - 6:04am
The rise in infection rates came amid a move to relax lockdown restrictions.
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Coronavirus: 'Travel bubble' plan to help kick-start flights

May 5, 2020 - 2:33am
Australia and New Zealand plan an unrestricted travel corridor which could be extended to other countries.
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Coronavirus: Chinese state media take aim at US 'lab theory'

May 5, 2020 - 1:39am
Chinese state media said US claims that the virus originated in a research lab were "absurd".
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New Zealand PM: No open borders for 'a long time'

May 4, 2020 - 11:49pm
But the NZ PM said "a safe zone of travel" between Australia and her country may be possible.
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India coronavirus: Delhi shuts some liquor shops due to crowds

May 4, 2020 - 5:39am
States have been pushing for liquor shops to reopen as excise duty on alcohol is a major source of income.
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India coronavirus lockdown: Sonia Gandhi offers to pay migrant fares

May 4, 2020 - 2:18am
The move has prompted the main opposition party to say it will foot the bill for the tickets.
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Australian lockdown: Celebrating easing of restrictions

May 4, 2020 - 12:33am
Australians make the most of their first chance in weeks to get outdoors or see their friends.
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Man, dog and five camels rescued from fall in Australian bush

May 3, 2020 - 10:14pm
The convoy was pulled down a steep embankment in Australia after one of the camels slipped.
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Afghanistan investigates reports Iran guards forced migrants into river

May 3, 2020 - 2:30pm
Afghanistan is investigating the alleged torture and drowning of migrants at the Iranian border.
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North and South Korea exchange gunfire at border

May 3, 2020 - 12:51am
Multiple shots were fired by North Korea towards the South in the Demilitarised Zone, South Korea says.
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Coronavirus: Three acts of kindness that won hearts in India

May 2, 2020 - 8:15pm
Stories of three people who encountered small acts of kindness amid the pandemic.
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Kim Jong-un: Trump 'glad' about reappearance of North Korean leader

May 2, 2020 - 7:58pm
The reported appearance came after weeks of speculation over the North Korean leader's health.
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Coronavirus: Treating Delhi's dogs and cats in the pandemic

May 2, 2020 - 7:03pm
Jai Prakash, a veterinary worker, obtained a movement pass so he can continue to treat pets and strays.
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Daniel Pearl: Parents of murdered journalist launch appeal in Pakistan

May 2, 2020 - 6:50pm
The US journalist was murdered in 2002 while investigating Islamist militants in Karachi.
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Malaysia migrant raids 'to reduce Covid-19 spread'

May 2, 2020 - 9:02am
Police in protective suits detained hundreds of undocumented people in Kuala Lumpur.
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Coronavirus: The foster dad home-schooling 10 North Korean boys

May 1, 2020 - 8:14pm
As millions of parents grapple with the challenge of home-schooling, one has a very tough task.
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Gods in face masks: India's folk artists take on Covid-19

May 1, 2020 - 8:03pm
India's folk artists are producing art promoting hygiene and social distancing in lockdown.
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Kim Jong-un appears in public, North Korean state media report

May 1, 2020 - 7:38pm
North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes his first public appearance for 20 days, state media report, amid speculation about his health.
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Sajid Hussain: Swedish police find body of missing Pakistani journalist

May 1, 2020 - 10:55am
Sajid Hussain fled Pakistan for Sweden in 2012 after receiving death threats connected to his work.
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Trumplomacy: What's behind new US strategy on China?

May 1, 2020 - 10:39am
Tensions between US and China are longstanding but the virus and a US election have amplified the war of words.
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