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Fulham player faces Singapore jail

February 18, 2019 - 11:08am
Fulham's Ben Davis has missed his mandatory national service in Singapore and could face three years in prison, officials say.
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Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful?

February 18, 2019 - 10:26am
An advert for Zara has sparked a row over whether freckles "uglify" Chinese people.
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Restoring faith to Japan's sad forest

February 18, 2019 - 9:47am
Kyochi Watanabe plays music in the hope of saving the lives of those drawn to a forest of Japan
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Kashmiris offered shelter amid threats

February 18, 2019 - 9:23am
Indians take to social media to offer shelter to Kashmiris after threats are made against them.
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Google searches 'hijacked' to link Pakistan flag to toilet paper

February 18, 2019 - 6:48am
The results are believed to be the work of Indian protesters responding to the 14 February Kashmir attack.
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India vandals forced to fix Hampi monument pillar

February 18, 2019 - 5:20am
A video showing the men shoving a pillar went viral earlier this month and prompted outrage.
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Saudi Arabia 'is Pakistan's friend in need'

February 18, 2019 - 1:31am
While some are shunning Saudi Arabia's controversial leader, Pakistan has welcomed him with open arms.
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Pulwama attack: India warns of backlash against Kashmiri Muslims

February 18, 2019 - 12:25am
India warns of rising communal tensions after the worst attack on soldiers in Kashmir for decades.
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Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

February 17, 2019 - 10:59pm
The "sophisticated" activity follows an intrusion on parliamentary servers, PM Scott Morrison says.
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Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs

February 17, 2019 - 10:22pm
UK intelligence chiefs reportedly conclude the Chinese tech giant Huawei can bid for telecoms projects.
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Saudi Arabia signs $20bn in deals with Pakistan

February 17, 2019 - 9:53pm
The huge investment comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seeks to shore up Saudi's Asian allies.
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Near-naked men scramble for sticks in Japan

February 17, 2019 - 8:09am
About 10,000 men took part in the Saidaiji-eyo festival at a Buddhist temple in Okayama.
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Bangladesh slum fire: Nine dead in Chittagong blaze

February 17, 2019 - 6:44am
The blaze in the city of Chittagong may have been sparked by a short circuit, officials say.
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Bollywood's first major LGBTQ film

February 16, 2019 - 7:10pm
'How I Felt When I Saw That Girl' is the first major Indian film to focus on a same-sex relationship.
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Sri Lanka's last-wicket win stuns SA

February 16, 2019 - 3:13pm
Kusal Perera hits an unbeaten 153 as Sri Lanka chase 304 to claim a stunning one-wicket win over South Africa in the first Test in Durban.
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Li Rui: The old guard Communist who was able to criticise Xi Jinping

February 16, 2019 - 2:41pm
Li Rui - once Mao's confidante, later an outspoken critic of the ruling party - has died aged 101.
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Pulwama attack: India mourns Kashmir dead

February 16, 2019 - 12:23pm
Thousands attend funerals across India for security force personnel killed in an attack on Thursday.
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UK minister's visit to China not going ahead

February 16, 2019 - 10:58am
It comes amid reports a speech by the UK's defence secretary has caused upset in China.
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India high speed train breaks down on first trip

February 16, 2019 - 5:36am
Brakes on the Vande Bharat Express jammed, a day after the train was inaugurated.
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Winx: Australian mare wins 30th straight race in track record time at Randwick

February 16, 2019 - 2:21am
Australian racehorse Winx makes history as she extends her own record of consecutive wins with a 30th straight victory.
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