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Saiga antelopes: the Ice Age survivors now in peril

June 13, 2018 - 7:12pm
Scientists hope to save the saiga, a Central Asian antelope which survived the Ice Age, but is now in peril.
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The other big Korean drama right now

June 13, 2018 - 7:06pm
Why South Korean TV shows - so-called K-dramas - are growing in popularity around the world.
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England v Australia: Moeen Ali & Eoin Morgan impress as hosts edge win

June 13, 2018 - 3:02pm
England open their five-match one-day series against Australia with a three-wicket win at The Oval.
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Einstein's travel diaries reveal physicist's racism

June 13, 2018 - 1:51pm
Private journals from the physicist's 1920s tour of Asia reveal racist and xenophobic comments.
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University of New Hampshire to accept Chinese exam results

June 13, 2018 - 1:23pm
The University of New Hampshire will become the first US state university to accept the Gaokao test.
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Trump Kim summit: US wants 'major N Korea disarmament' by 2020

June 13, 2018 - 1:21pm
The secretary of state says he hopes Pyongyang will give up its nuclear weapons within a few years.
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Chef Atul Kocchar sacked for Priyanka Chopra terrorism tweet

June 13, 2018 - 1:05pm
Michelin-starred chef Atul Kocchar tweeted Muslims had "terrorised" Hindus for 2,000 years.
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Why North Koreans were last to learn of Trump-Kim summit

June 13, 2018 - 10:57am
The people of North Korea were the last to hear about how unprecedented talks went between their own leader and a sitting US president. Here's why.
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India stork with beak shut by stopper is rescued near Delhi

June 13, 2018 - 8:13am
Indian rescuers had feared the rare bird would starve as it was unable to open to its beak to eat.
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Trump Kim summit: What happens next?

June 13, 2018 - 7:07am
Donald Trump said he achieved a lot in his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Really?
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India chess player quits Iran tournament over headscarf rule

June 13, 2018 - 6:56am
Soumya Swaminathan said the compulsory headscarf rule violated her personal rights.
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Coming of age: Why adults in Japan are getting younger

June 13, 2018 - 6:35am
This is the first time in 142 years that the age of adulthood has been changed.
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Trump Kim summit: North Korean media celebrate meeting

June 13, 2018 - 6:21am
State media focus on US concessions and say the US president intends to lift sanctions.
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What are the US-South Korea war games?

June 13, 2018 - 5:37am
Granting Pyongyang a key demand, the US says joint military exercises with South Korea will end.
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Sereno: Our democratic way of life hangs in the balance

June 13, 2018 - 5:29am
Former Filipina chief justice, Maria Lourdes Sereno, argues her removal was unconstitutional.
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Australia sexual abuse: PM accepts landmark inquiry proposals

June 13, 2018 - 1:06am
Tens of thousands of children suffered sexual abuse in institutions, an investigation had found.
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Australia cements Solomon Islands deal amid China influence debate

June 13, 2018 - 12:21am
Canberra raised "concerns" about the Chinese company providing internet access, Solomon Islands says.
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China's telco giant ZTE sees shares collapse 39%

June 12, 2018 - 11:36pm
ZTE's shares commence trading again in China after the firm reaches a deal with US.
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'Triumph of faith over reality'

June 12, 2018 - 7:01pm
What are the takeaways from the historic sit-down in Singapore? Four experts give us their take.
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Trump Kim summit: Pentagon remains 'ironclad' after war games cancelled

June 12, 2018 - 6:28pm
President Trump's surprise suspension of military drills is seen as a major concession to North Korea.
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