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Ms Marvel: Critics praise Disney's 'joyful' first Muslim superhero story

June 9, 2022 - 8:45am
Disney+ series Ms Marvel, which stars Iman Vellani, is said to have made "pop culture history".
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Daegu fire: Seven killed in suspected arson attack in South Korea

June 9, 2022 - 3:25am
The explosion and fire swept through a law firm in central Daegu, injuring scores of office workers.
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India couple beg for alms to collect dead son's body

June 9, 2022 - 1:00am
A couple beg for money after a hospital employee allegedly demands a bribe to release their son's body.
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Climate change: New Zealand's plan to tax cow and sheep burps

June 9, 2022 - 12:53am
It would make it the first country to charge farmers for the methane emissions from their animals.
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Samrat Prithviraj: Why did a Bollywood film on a popular Hindu king fail?

June 8, 2022 - 11:13pm
A much-hyped film on the 12th Century Indian king Prithviraj Chauhan has tanked at the box office. Why?
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Thailand legalises cannabis trade but still bans recreational use

June 8, 2022 - 11:04pm
Thais can now grow cannabis for commerce, but the rules still ban recreational use.
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Cost of living: The shock of rising prices in Japan

June 8, 2022 - 7:17pm
Why making Japan's favourite snack more expensive was so controversial it prompted an ad campaign.
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Covid-19 in China: Shanghai getting used to 'new normal'

June 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
The city had been in lockdown for two months as China imposed its "zero Covid" policy on the population of 25m.
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Joe Ferrari: Ex-Thai police chief convicted of suspect killing

June 8, 2022 - 4:22am
The police colonel with a taste in luxury cars was filmed wrapping bags around the head of a suspect.
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North Korea could carry out nuclear tests 'any time', warns US official

June 8, 2022 - 12:57am
His comments come as Pyongyang tested eight missiles on Sunday - the highest daily record so far.
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Sri Lanka crisis: Prime minister says $5bn needed this year

June 8, 2022 - 12:41am
The country's prime minister says the money would be used to pay for basic items like food and food.
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Australian methane emissions massively underestimated - report

June 8, 2022 - 12:23am
Hidden emissions from coal mines could prevent Australia from reaching its climate goals, a report says.
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Russian superyacht ordered to leave Fiji on US warrant

June 8, 2022 - 12:13am
US police win a court battle to seize a 106m superyacht alleged to belong to a sanctioned oligarch.
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The woman who started Prophet Muhammad row

June 7, 2022 - 5:50am
Who is Nupur Sharma, the politician whose offensive comments have incensed the Islamic world?
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Li Jiaqi: China Lipstick King sparks Tiananmen questions

June 7, 2022 - 4:35am
Livestreamer Li Jiaqi is yet to reappear after an apparent reference to the massacre on his show.
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KK: Remembering the voice that touched millions of Indian love stories

June 6, 2022 - 8:30pm
The magical voice of singer KK - who died last week - gave Indians company through joy and heartbreak.
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India's loan scams leave victims scared for their lives

June 6, 2022 - 7:06pm
Bogus apps are being used by hackers to access mobile phone data to threaten and blackmail victims.
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South Africa: Wealthy Gupta brothers arrested in UAE

June 6, 2022 - 5:36pm
The pair are accused in South Africa of large-scale corruption and exerting unfair political influence.
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Australia climate crisis: Women call for action with photo petition

June 6, 2022 - 11:51am
Women from across Australia will present a visual petition to MPs, calling for urgent action.
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Bangladesh officials say depot fire exacerbated by mislabelled chemicals

June 6, 2022 - 11:17am
Officials say hydrogen peroxide containers were mislabelled, exacerbating a blaze that killed dozens.
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