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Australia couple rescued after writing 'help' in mud

April 17, 2019 - 10:57am
The two were missing for 26 hours but were spotted by a search plane flying overhead.
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Sultan of Brunei's honour revoked by University of Aberdeen over anti-LGBT laws

April 17, 2019 - 10:03am
The Sultan of Brunei received the degree in 1995 but it is removed in an "unprecedented" move by the University of Aberdeen.
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Jet Airways extends flight suspensions until next week

April 17, 2019 - 8:59am
The Indian airline will suspend international flights to 22 April while it seeks fresh financing.
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Breeding bonanza for world's fattest parrot

April 17, 2019 - 8:00am
Kakapos were one of New Zealand's most common birds, but they are now on the brink of extinction.
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Taiwan's Foxconn boss Terry Gou says sea goddess inspired presidential bid

April 17, 2019 - 4:53am
Foxconn's Terry Gou says goddess Mazu encouraged him to promote peace between Taiwan and China.
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Australia deer attack kills man and injures woman, police say

April 17, 2019 - 3:40am
The animal gored the man and seriously injured a woman on a property in Victoria, police say.
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South Korean arsonist kills neighbours fleeing fire - police

April 17, 2019 - 3:17am
The suspect set his own flat on fire and then stabbed residents as they fled the building in Jinju, South Korea.
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TikTok: Apple and Google block video sharing app in India

April 17, 2019 - 3:09am
The move comes after a court called for a ban on the video app over concerns it put children at risk.
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Indonesia election: Horses, boats and planes get ballot boxes to remote villages

April 17, 2019 - 2:59am
With more than 190 million Indonesians voting in the general election, it hasn't been easy getting ballot boxes to everyone.
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China economy: First quarter growth beats expectations at 6.4%

April 16, 2019 - 11:47pm
Data indicates Beijing's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may be working.
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India election 2019: Can West Bengal's female candidates win?

April 16, 2019 - 7:59pm
Women are poorly represented in parliament - but one party in West Bengal is trying to change that.
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Indonesia election: Millions vote in 'identity-defining' poll

April 16, 2019 - 6:12pm
Presidential candidates in the largest Muslim-majority nation have courted Islamic conservatives.
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Tokyo 2020: Marathons to start at 06:00 to avoid extreme heat

April 16, 2019 - 6:35am
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathons will start at 06:00 local time to avoid extreme heat.
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Barry Humphries: Top comedy prize renamed after transgender row

April 16, 2019 - 4:39am
Melbourne's comedy festival distances its top award from controversy-hit comedian Barry Humphries.
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VW boss 'not aware' of China's detention camps

April 16, 2019 - 3:07am
VW chief executive Herbert Diess told the BBC he is "not aware" of reports of detention camps in China.
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The tribe who can't read so can't vote

April 15, 2019 - 7:10pm
For illiterate communities in remote areas of Indonesia, casting their ballot in this week's election will be a daunting task.
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Dog rescued 220km from Thai coast by rig workers

April 15, 2019 - 1:16pm
Rig workers find the exhausted pooch paddling near their drilling platform.
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Pakistan dust storm leaves three people dead

April 15, 2019 - 12:47pm
Winds of up to 65 kilometres per hour (40 mph) were recorded in Karachi.
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Jet Airways fails to secure emergency funding

April 15, 2019 - 11:07am
The troubled Indian airline has only seven operational aircraft left.
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China turtle death: One of last four known Yangtze giant softshells dies

April 15, 2019 - 8:50am
Possibly the last remaining female, the turtle was artificially inseminated 24 hours before dying.
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