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Family 'shock' at Sydney backpacker death

January 18, 2018 - 4:58pm
Local media say Amelia Blake, who was found dead in a flat in Sydney, was the victim of a murder-suicide.
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Pakistan polio: Mother and daughter killed giving vaccinations

January 18, 2018 - 11:20am
They were giving drops to children when unknown gunmen shot them dead.
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'African gangs' debate polarises Australia

January 18, 2018 - 10:29am
Recent crime in Melbourne has dominated national news, but many say it is being unfairly exaggerated.
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Italy arrests 33 'Chinese mafia' members

January 18, 2018 - 6:18am
Police say the group was controlling the transport of Chinese-made goods across Europe.
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Padmavat: Controversial film cleared by India's top court

January 18, 2018 - 6:17am
The Supreme court cleared Padmavat for release, overturning a ban imposed by four Indian states.
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Indian boy shot dead in police crossfire

January 18, 2018 - 5:40am
Police told the BBC that the boy was playing in a field when the shootout took place.
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Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first

January 18, 2018 - 5:36am
Lifeguards in Australia interrupt a drone training session to save two stricken boys.
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Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52

January 18, 2018 - 4:06am
Five people survived the accident on the bus, thought to have been carrying many Uzbek nationals.
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China's economy grows by 6.9% in 2017

January 18, 2018 - 3:26am
It's the country's first year-on-year grow figure beats Beijing's official growth target of 6.5%, though some question China's GDP data.
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Macau police hunt for casino dealer after $6m theft

January 18, 2018 - 1:55am
Such thefts are rare in the Chinese territory but at least one previous case also involved employees.
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Tributes for UK backpacker found dead in Sydney

January 18, 2018 - 1:38am
Australian media say Amelia Blake, 22, was the victim of a suspected murder-suicide.
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North Korean phone users get photo beauty app

January 18, 2018 - 1:37am
Spring Scent is the latest homegrown app available to North Korea's 3.5 million smartphone owners.
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Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

January 17, 2018 - 11:36pm
The Iranian ship was carrying 136,000 tons of crude when it sank in the East China Sea on 6 January.
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Tony Abbott head-butt: Attacker pleads guilty in court

January 17, 2018 - 9:46pm
The attacker had claimed he was motivated by a "personal hatred" for Australia's ex-PM.
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North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

January 17, 2018 - 8:16pm
This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.
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Australia Day: Poll examines attitudes to controversial date

January 17, 2018 - 7:39pm
A poll examines Australian attitudes to the date amid controversy over indigenous sensitivities.
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Donald Trump's impact on trade in Asia

January 17, 2018 - 7:37pm
What's been the impact of Donald Trump's withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement?
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Hebbar's Kitchen and the Indian couple behind a food video empire

January 17, 2018 - 7:28pm
The wildly popular videos on Hebbar's Kitchen have focused on Indian audiences and vegetarian food.
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Mystery deepens over mass die-off of antelopes

January 17, 2018 - 4:59pm
A mass die-off of antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.
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Delhi parents to watch government schools via CCTV

January 17, 2018 - 12:47pm
Parents will soon be able to watch their children's lessons in real-time using their mobile phones.
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