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Bihar Sharif: The 113-year-old India library torched in a riot

April 22, 2023 - 7:26pm
The madrassa library, which contained priceless manuscripts, was recently burnt down by a mob of rioters.
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Montevideo Maru: Australia finds wreck of Japanese WW2 disaster ship

April 22, 2023 - 1:02am
The Japanese ship was torpedoed off the Philippines in 1942, killing nearly 1,000 Australian prisoners.
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Nuclear weapons: Why South Koreans want the bomb

April 21, 2023 - 7:54pm
Support for building nuclear weapons is growing in the country as tensions with the North rise.
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The apps making Indian monuments more accessible

April 21, 2023 - 7:50pm
A host of audio apps are making learning about India's history and culture more enjoyable.
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Haruki Murakami: Readers drawn to enigmatic appeal of Japanese author

April 21, 2023 - 7:48pm
Mr Murakami is one of Japan's most loved literary exports, but his work is not without criticism.
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Shanghai Auto Show: Mini responds to Chinese ice cream racism uproar

April 21, 2023 - 1:05am
It comes after a video appeared to show staff giving ice cream to foreigners and refusing local visitors.
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Indian history debate after Mughals chapter dropped

April 20, 2023 - 6:49pm
A chapter on the workings of Mughal courts has been deleted from high school textbooks
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China: Dalai Lama furore reignites Tibet 'slave' controversy

April 20, 2023 - 5:46pm
Amid criticism over the Buddhist leader's kissing video, posts on Tibet's disputed history have gone viral.
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Moonbin: Star's death renews scrutiny on pressures of K-pop

April 20, 2023 - 11:04am
Fans were shocked by the latest celebrity tragedy to hit the hyper-competitive world of Korean show business.
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Anurag Maloo: Indian climber who fell in Nepal crevasse found alive

April 20, 2023 - 5:33am
Anurag Maloo had fallen into a crevasse in Mount Annapurna in Nepal three days ago.
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Rahul Gandhi: India court dismisses Congress leader's appeal against conviction

April 20, 2023 - 3:03am
Rahul Gandhi, who remains disqualified as a lawmaker, will challenge the decision in a higher court.
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US imposes $300m penalty over hard disk drive exports to Huawei

April 19, 2023 - 11:56pm
It is the latest move by the US government to stop sales of sophisticated technology to China.
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Moonbin: K-pop star dies at age of 25 in suspected suicide

April 19, 2023 - 10:50pm
South Korean police say the star may have taken his own life after he is found unresponsive in his flat.
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Myanmar civil war: Children perish as bombs rain on resistance

April 19, 2023 - 5:48pm
Soe Nandar Nwe, 7, was among those killed in one of the deadliest air attacks by Myanmar's military.
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India population: The job crisis driving millions to big cities

April 19, 2023 - 5:43pm
Indians are migrating to big cities in search of a better life - but are there enough jobs for them?
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Chinese actress Jiang Mengjie praised for revealing upskirting blackmail

April 19, 2023 - 10:47am
Jiang Mengjie wins praise for exposing blackmailers after upskirting images of her were filmed.
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India to have more people than China by mid-2023, UN says

April 19, 2023 - 9:12am
It will have 2.9 million more people than its neighbour by the middle of the year, UN data suggests.
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New Zealand cat-killing competition for children axed after backlash

April 19, 2023 - 5:15am
Organisers said the fundraising event for a local school had been aimed at protecting native birds.
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Beijing: Twelve held after Beijing hospital fire kills 29

April 19, 2023 - 3:21am
The director and deputy director of the hospital are among those being questioned by police.
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Pakistan: Lorries crushed and buried in deadly landslide

April 18, 2023 - 4:27pm
At least two people died as dozens of vehicles were engulfed while en route to Afghanistan.
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