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Supreme Court on hijab: India top court judges split on headscarf in classrooms

October 13, 2022 - 2:13am
The order was expected to cap a polarising debate over Muslim students' right to wear the hijab.
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Singapore jails OnlyFans creator in first such conviction

October 13, 2022 - 12:13am
Titus Low, 22, is the first person in the conservative nation to be jailed over the adults-only site.
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Bali bombings: Australian families angered over graphic video at ceremony

October 12, 2022 - 9:55pm
Relatives of Australian victims say "traumatic" footage was played at a 20th anniversary ceremony.
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China-Taiwan: Can a tech billionaire create a civilian fighting force?

October 12, 2022 - 7:56pm
Robert Tsao, 75, has pledged a billion Taiwan dollars to train citizens to resist a Chinese invasion.
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Karnataka: Female Dalit coffee workers accuse boss of locking them up

October 12, 2022 - 5:34am
Police in Karnataka investigate allegations a plantation owner held 14 female labourers against their will.
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Kerala murders: Two women killed in suspected human sacrifice

October 12, 2022 - 4:11am
Police in Kerala make three arrests in connection with the murder of two women whose remains were found.
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At least 33 killed in Nepal flooding and landslides

October 12, 2022 - 12:29am
Torrential monsoon rains have also inundated hundreds of homes across western Nepal in the past week.
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Quokkas and wallabies found dead in Australian zoo mystery

October 11, 2022 - 11:18pm
Seven quokkas and two wallabies died - the cause is unclear but one theory is "plant toxicity".
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China's Communist Party Congress: A really simple guide

October 11, 2022 - 7:22pm
The party elite is expected to hand Xi Jinping a third term as China's leader.
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Mahathir Mohamad: Former Malaysia PM to run for office aged 97

October 11, 2022 - 10:52am
The veteran politician first entered parliament in 1964, and has been prime minister twice.
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New Zealand proposes taxing cow burps to reduce emissions

October 11, 2022 - 6:12am
The plan has angered some in the agricultural sector, who say it will result in many farms closing.
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Thailand nursery attack: Final farewell after massacre

October 11, 2022 - 4:13am
The attack that began at a childcare centre is the worst mass killing in Thailand's history.
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Hong Kong declines to act on sanctioned Russian superyacht in harbour

October 11, 2022 - 1:45am
The US accuses the city of granting 'safe haven' to the yacht owned by a Russian oligarch under Western sanctions.
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