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How Ikea plans to woo India

August 8, 2018 - 7:01pm
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has opened its first store in India, located in the southern city of Hyderabad.
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Australia drought: Thirsty cattle swarm New South Wales water truck

August 8, 2018 - 11:58am
A farmer has taken drone footage of cattle swarming around a water truck in drought-hit New South Wales.
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Thai cave rescue: Coach and boys given citizenship

August 8, 2018 - 11:08am
It emerged during their weeks-long ordeal that three of the boys and their coach were stateless.
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China to hit US with tariffs on US imports worth $16bn

August 8, 2018 - 10:15am
China is to start imposing 25% import duties on $16bn worth of US goods.
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Lombok quake: Facebook 'regrets' earthquake balloons

August 8, 2018 - 6:59am
The social network played a festive animation to Indonesian speakers posting about a tragedy.
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Ivory Lane WWF hoax: Using 'fake news' for good?

August 8, 2018 - 3:04am
Ivory Lane Singapore was a luxury brand that sounded too controversial to be true, and it was.
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M Karunanidhi: India political giant to be buried at iconic site

August 8, 2018 - 2:31am
A court allows M Karunanidhi's burial at an iconic site despite the government's objections.
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Airbnb cancels Great Wall sleepover competition

August 8, 2018 - 2:17am
The campaign promising a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity had a mixed reaction on Chinese social media.
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Tokyo Medical University apologises for changing female exam scores

August 8, 2018 - 12:25am
An investigation found the practice of marking down women and some men began more than a decade ago.
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Malaysia ex-PM Najib charged with money laundering

August 7, 2018 - 10:47pm
The allegations add to earlier corruption charges as Mr Najib's dramatic fall from power continues.
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Pakistan's first lawmaker of African descent raises hopes for Sidi community

August 7, 2018 - 9:23pm
Tanzeela Qambrani, from the tiny Sidi community, has ancestors who hailed from East Africa.
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US sets date for additional China tariffs

August 7, 2018 - 9:20pm
Duties on $16bn in Chinese imports will come into effect on 23 August.
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Drought declared in entire state of New South Wales

August 7, 2018 - 8:31pm
"There isn't a person in New South Wales who isn't hoping to see some rain," its government says.
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Bangladesh protests: How dangerous are the roads?

August 7, 2018 - 8:13pm
Why road safety is at the forefront of mass protests in recent days by students in Bangladesh
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Beijing Olympics: Were the dreams fulfilled?

August 7, 2018 - 7:53pm
Ten years ago the Games energised a rising China, but do locals still feel a legacy of hope?
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Remembering the 1988 Burma Uprising

August 7, 2018 - 5:28pm
On 8 August 1988, the Burmese military cracked down on anti-government demonstrations, killing hundreds of protesters.
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Life sentence for Indian's US killer

August 7, 2018 - 2:57pm
Adam Purinton said he shot two Indian men in a bar because he thought they were Iranian.
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M Karunanidhi: The radical wordsmith who shook up Indian politics

August 7, 2018 - 10:51am
The five-time chief minister of south India's Tamil Nadu state was a pioneer of political theatre.
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Indonesian woman 'held captive in cave for 15 years'

August 7, 2018 - 10:39am
Indonesian police say the man took the girl when she was 13 and held her captive for sexual purposes.
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M Karunanidhi: Veteran Indian politician dies at 94

August 7, 2018 - 10:22am
The 94-year-old was a political force in the southern state of Tamil Nadu for more than six decades.
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