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Hong Kong: Xi expresses 'high degree of confidence' in Lam

November 4, 2019 - 3:14pm
After reports the Hong Kong leader is to be replaced, Xi Jinping praises her at a private meeting.
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Melbourne Cup: Will Australian racing overcome cruelty scandals?

November 4, 2019 - 11:26am
The slaughter of racehorses has shocked many Australians as the nation holds its most famous race.
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A commute through Delhi's deadly smog

November 4, 2019 - 11:12am
The BBC's Vikas Pandey shows what it's like driving through the high levels of smog in Delhi.
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Leaders of South Korea and Japan meet to resolve dispute

November 4, 2019 - 10:59am
A long-running dispute over wartime compensation recently escalated into a diplomatic crisis.
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US and Taiwan hold first joint cyber-war exercise

November 4, 2019 - 8:43am
It comes after Taiwan said it suffered millions of cyber-attacks from mainland China each month.
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Microsoft four-day work week 'boosts productivity'

November 4, 2019 - 7:56am
The technology giant closed its offices in Japan on Fridays during the month of August 2019
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TikTok and Apple decline to testify over China

November 4, 2019 - 5:56am
The US senator who invited them to a Congress hearing asks whether they have "something to hide".
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Essex lorry deaths: Vietnamese police arrest eight people

November 4, 2019 - 5:07am
The arrests come as a team of Vietnamese officials arrive in Britain to help formally identify the bodies.
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Pegasus breach: Will quitting WhatsApp make your phone safer?

November 4, 2019 - 4:53am
Some are quitting the popular messaging app for alternatives, but experts say this is not the answer.
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BTS star Jungkook admits fault in car accident

November 4, 2019 - 4:11am
The singer hit a taxi while driving in Seoul earlier this month.
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Hong Kong 'protest' cake disqualified from UK competition

November 4, 2019 - 2:57am
The cake featured fondant umbrellas and fake "tear gas" inspired by the "streets of Hong Kong".
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Delhi air quality: Severe pollution drives car rationing

November 4, 2019 - 1:41am
Officials hope that car rationing will reduce pollution, but experts doubt its effectiveness.
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Australian drought: Farmers and families rejoice in the rain

November 4, 2019 - 1:37am
A series of rainstorms over the weekend brought much-needed relief and joy to farmers in Australia.
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Knife attack amidst protests in Hong Kong shopping malls

November 3, 2019 - 4:49pm
Five people were injured in an attack that also left a local councillor with his ear partially bitten off.
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India air pollution at 'unbearable levels', Delhi minister says

November 3, 2019 - 10:37am
The air pollution is in the "hazardous" category and has been described as the worst so far this year.
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Essex lorry deaths: Services for Vietnamese victims

November 3, 2019 - 8:35am
Two services have been held to remember the 39 Vietnamese victims found dead in a lorry container.
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Japan festival to show 'comfort women' film after backlash

November 3, 2019 - 8:17am
Organisers of a festival in Kawasaki had initially cancelled the screening citing safety concerns.
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Knife attacker 'wounds four' at Hong Kong mall

November 3, 2019 - 7:35am
The attack took place at CityPlaza on Hong Kong Island, where pro-democracy protesters had gathered.
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Australia bushfire: Lucky koala escapes blaze

November 2, 2019 - 8:37pm
The young koala, named Corduroy Paul, is being treated for dehydration and is now recovering well.
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Obituary: Anwar Congo, the mass killer who re-enacted his crimes

November 2, 2019 - 8:29pm
Anwar Congo, who died last week, was an executioner during Indonesia's brutal anti-communist purge.
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