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China deters jaywalkers with water spray at crossing

April 20, 2018 - 7:58am
Traffic police in one Chinese city have set up motion sensors with sprays to deter jaywalkers.
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Fifa fines the Lao Football Federation after a BBC story

April 20, 2018 - 7:44am
Fifa imposes a fine on the Lao Football Federation for trafficking African youngsters with the help of information supplied by BBC Sport.
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Meesha Shafi: Pakistan actress says pop star Ali Zafar harassed her

April 20, 2018 - 7:25am
Reluctant Fundamentalist actress Meesha Shafi says singer Ali Zafar sexually harassed her.
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North and South Korea set up hotline ahead of summit

April 20, 2018 - 6:53am
The leaders of the North and South are about to hold their first summit in over a decade.
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Why Ardern's Maori coat, worn to meet the Queen, delighted New Zealand

April 20, 2018 - 5:49am
New Zealand's prime minister dons a Maori korowai, steeped in tradition and cultural significance.
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UK apologises for torn India flag in anti-Modi protests

April 20, 2018 - 4:28am
The protests were sparked by two recent incidents of rape in India that outraged the country.
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Gujarat riots: India court overturns Maya Kodnani conviction

April 20, 2018 - 3:08am
A court overturns a 28 year jail sentence for senior BJP party member Maya Kodnani over the 2002 riots.
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Australia bank inquiry ousts first executive amid fee scandal

April 19, 2018 - 9:23pm
The head of the nation's largest wealth manager steps down over a damaging fee scandal.
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Why this India priest carried an 'untouchable' into a temple

April 19, 2018 - 7:27pm
The dramatic gesture made headlines because Dalits have historically been denied entry into temples.
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Five ways China's past has shaped its present

April 19, 2018 - 7:20pm
To understand China's approach today to trade, foreign policy or censorship, consider its history.
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K-foreign: The hidden Westerners in Korean drama

April 19, 2018 - 7:01pm
South Koreans dominate the K-drama industry, but what if you're a foreigner trying to make it big?
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Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving

April 19, 2018 - 2:49pm
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
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Boracay: Paradise islanders fear tourist shutdown

April 19, 2018 - 12:54pm
The Philippine islanders are worried the tourist ban will destroy their livelihoods.
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Indian Premier League: Chennai Super Kings charter train to Pune for fans

April 19, 2018 - 9:18am
IPL side Chennai Super Kings charter a special train to take fans over 1,000km to Pune for their latest 'home' match
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India video reunites man with family after 40 years

April 19, 2018 - 9:10am
A former Indian soldier who disappeared in 1978 finds his family after they spot him on YouTube.
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Banyan: Insecticide 'drip' to save 700-year-old Indian tree

April 19, 2018 - 8:36am
Spread across three acres, the tree is reportedly the second largest of its kind in the world.
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#MeToo hits Japan as top official resigns over sexual harassment claims

April 19, 2018 - 12:52am
The high-ranking bureaucrat denies accusations he sexually harassed female reporters.
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Commonwealth Bank charged fees to dead clients, inquiry hears

April 19, 2018 - 12:50am
One Commonwealth Bank customer had been deceased for 11 years, an inquiry hears.
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Philippines' Duterte says he ordered probe into Australian nun

April 18, 2018 - 11:14pm
The Philippines leader accuses the Australian of "disorderly conduct", in a warning to foreign critics.
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A beginner's guide to negotiating with Kim Jong-un

April 18, 2018 - 8:06pm
Three experts explain how Donald Trump might avoid diplomatic gaffes and forge a lasting peace with North Korea.
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