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Farmer protests: India's sedition law used to muffle dissent

February 18, 2021 - 9:16pm
In recent years there's been increasing use of a law which bans speaking out against the government.
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Facebook Australia: Tech giant faces growing criticism over news ban

February 18, 2021 - 3:11pm
Politicians, publishers and rights groups condemn the social media giant's response to a planned law.
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Nato chief says no easy options in Afghanistan

February 18, 2021 - 1:11pm
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the Western alliance faces many dilemmas over the country.
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The dentist who helped a koala to walk

February 18, 2021 - 11:00am
Jon Doulman built a unique prosthetic after hearing about Triumph, a koala born without a foot.
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Facebook Australia row: How Facebook became so powerful in news

February 18, 2021 - 10:23am
The social media giant has become a major hub for news around the world. But how did it happen?
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Sugarbook dating app maker arrested over 'promoting prostitution'

February 18, 2021 - 9:42am
The Malaysian app advertises itself as connecting younger women with older men.
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Indian Premier League: Moeen Ali goes for nearly £700,000 to Chennai Super Kings

February 18, 2021 - 9:37am
England all-rounder Moeen Ali is bought for £700,000 by Chennai Super Kings at the Indian Premier League auction, while Dawid Malan is picked up by Punjab Kings.
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Facebook Australia: PM Scott Morrison 'will not be intimidated' by tech giant

February 18, 2021 - 5:18am
Scott Morrison says Facebook's decision to block news feeds to users is "arrogant and disappointing".
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Tokyo 2020: Japan Olympics minister Hashimoto appointed head of Games

February 18, 2021 - 3:12am
Seiko Hashimoto was appointed after her predecessor was criticised for making sexist comments.
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Facebook blocks Australian users from viewing or sharing news

February 17, 2021 - 11:52pm
It comes in response to a proposed law that would force the company to pay publishers for content.
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Unnao: Dalit teenaged girls found dead on India farm

February 17, 2021 - 11:50pm
Two girls are dead and a third is critical, with their families alleging that they were attacked.
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BTS label Big Hit and Universal seek next boy band

February 17, 2021 - 11:08pm
The two record labels have teamed up to find a new K-pop boy group through a joint venture.
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Period poverty: New Zealand schools to offer free sanitary products

February 17, 2021 - 10:58pm
One in 12 students were skipping classes because they could not afford tampons and pads.
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How Afghanistan police train for Taliban attacks and suicide bombers

February 17, 2021 - 7:50pm
Police in Afghanistan are training to deal with militant attacks amid Taliban threats.
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Malnutrition is rising across India - why?

February 17, 2021 - 7:14pm
The number of undernourished children has grown in the last five years, reversing hard-won gains.
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Covid and suicide: Japan's rise a warning to the world?

February 17, 2021 - 7:00pm
For the first time in 11 years, suicide among women has gone up, and the pandemic is playing a part.
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas locked down in London

February 17, 2021 - 6:56pm
Speaking as her autobiography is published, the actress talks about lockdown in the UK.
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US charges three North Koreans over $1.3bn theft

February 17, 2021 - 4:02pm
The "military intelligence agents" are accused of targeting some of the world's biggest firms.
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Google to pay Murdoch's News Corporation for stories

February 17, 2021 - 3:48pm
Rupert Murdoch has championed the idea that internet platforms should pay media companies for material.
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New Zealand deploys insects to tackle wasp problem

February 17, 2021 - 9:56am
It is hoped the hover fly and wasp-nest beetle will stop wasps from disrupting the local eco-system.
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