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Srinivas Gowda: 'India's Usain Bolt' says no to national trials

February 17, 2020 - 1:52am
Srinivas Gowda, a local sporting hero, says he has no time to try out for the national team.
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Coronavirus: Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet rolls in Hong Kong

February 17, 2020 - 12:52am
Toilet rolls have become hot property in the city due to a shortage from coronavirus panic-buying.
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ABC raid: Australian public broadcaster loses legal challenge

February 16, 2020 - 11:42pm
Last year, police searched the Sydney newsroom of the ABC and the home of one of its journalists.
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GM scraps historic Holden car brand in Australia

February 16, 2020 - 10:45pm
The move comes as the US car giant retreats from more markets as it focuses on more profitable countries
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Japan's economy shrinks at fastest rate since 2014

February 16, 2020 - 8:56pm
The world's third largest economy was hit by a sales tax rise, a destructive typhoon and weak global demand.
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'Meeting the bombers who killed my mum'

February 16, 2020 - 7:24pm
Two teenagers have a cathartic encounter with men jailed for an Islamist attack that killed their mum.
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The Kashmir journalist forced into manual labour

February 16, 2020 - 7:22pm
Journalists in Kashmir have been struggling in the wake of a crippling communications blockade.
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Coronavirus: Americans from quarantined cruise ship flown from Japan

February 16, 2020 - 5:42pm
Some 400 people from the US were among those confined on the Diamond Princess near Tokyo.
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Coronavirus: China enacts tighter restrictions in Hubei

February 16, 2020 - 11:17am
Millions in Hubei province have been told to stay home, in the latest measure to control the spread.
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Emotional Elton John halts New Zealand gig after pneumonia diagnosis

February 16, 2020 - 9:13am
The star, 72, sobs on stage as he loses his voice mid-way through a sold-out show in New Zealand.
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Australia fires: Thousands in Sydney for Fight Fire Australia concert

February 16, 2020 - 3:56am
Australians attend a huge benefit concert in Sydney aiming to raise millions for bushfire relief.
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Coronavirus: China announces drop in new cases for third straight day

February 15, 2020 - 9:47pm
Foreign minister Wang Yi said the fall showed the outbreak was being managed effectively.
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'Period-shaming' Indian college forces students to strip to underwear

February 15, 2020 - 7:15pm
Dozens of women were made to remove their knickers to prove they were not menstruating.
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Why the world needs 'Instagrans'

February 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
A new generation of influencers are making their mark on social media.
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Huawei row: Australian MPs cancel UK trip amid tensions over leak

February 15, 2020 - 8:51am
A diplomatic row has erupted over the leak of talks about the role of Huawei in the UK's 5G network.
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First coronavirus death confirmed in Europe

February 15, 2020 - 5:38am
A Chinese tourist has died in France from coronavirus - the first fatality outside Asia.
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Thailand shooting: Buddhist monks lead prayer vigils for victims

February 15, 2020 - 3:54am
Prayer ceremonies have been held, a week after a soldier killed 29 people in a mass shooting.
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