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The blind woman developing tech for the good of others

December 6, 2018 - 7:06pm
Chieko Asakawa, blind since 14, develops groundbreaking technology for the visually impaired.
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Tokyo 2020: Fourteen sports to get funding boost from Aspiration Fund

December 6, 2018 - 7:01pm
Fourteen Olympic and Paralympic sports receive investment from the new £3m Aspiration Fund to help support their ambitions for Tokyo 2020.
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Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation

December 6, 2018 - 4:44pm
Canada's PM gives his first response after the arrest of a Chinese executive that angered Beijing.
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Afghanistan's 'Little Messi' flees home after Taliban threats, says family

December 6, 2018 - 1:08pm
The boy made famous for making a football shirt out of a bag is reportedly under Taliban threat.
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Japanese cafe uses robots controlled by paralysed people

December 6, 2018 - 8:07am
The project aims to give some disabled people more independence, interaction and paid work.
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Cambodia releases surrogate mothers who agree to keep children

December 6, 2018 - 7:26am
Thirty-two women carrying babies for Chinese clients are released after agreeing to keep the children.
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Huawei CFO arrest 'violates human rights', China says

December 6, 2018 - 5:15am
The US seeks to extradite chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of the telecom giant's founder.
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Australia v India: Cheteshwar Pujara leads India fight back at Adelaide Oval

December 6, 2018 - 3:14am
Cheteshwar Pujara makes a century to help India recover from 56-4 to 250-9 on the opening day of first Test in Australia.
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Philip Wilson: Ex-archbishop's conviction for covering-up abuse is quashed

December 6, 2018 - 12:27am
Australian clergyman Philip Wilson's conviction for concealing child sexual abuse is overturned.
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Chris Dawson: Husband charged with murder in podcast mystery

December 5, 2018 - 10:30pm
Police allege Sydney woman Lynette Dawson, who vanished in 1982, was murdered by her husband.
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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada

December 5, 2018 - 10:04pm
The US seeks the extradition of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei's founder.
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Rescue mission in Japan after 'mishap' involving two Marine aircraft

December 5, 2018 - 7:53pm
A KC-130 and an F/A 18 were involved in a "mishap" in Japan, the US Marine Corps says.
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Malay jongs: The joy of tiny traditional sailing boats

December 5, 2018 - 7:07pm
The Malay sport of jong sailing is dying out, but volunteers are keeping the centuries-old tradition alive.
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K-pop's EXP Edition: The world’s most controversial 'Korean' band

December 5, 2018 - 7:03pm
EXP Edition are a K-pop band with a difference - none of them is Korean. Does that matter?
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Is the dystopian future of water shortages already here?

December 5, 2018 - 7:01pm
Is the dystopian future of water shortages already here?
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Nepal eyes world record with Dead Sea of plastic bags

December 5, 2018 - 1:37pm
Volunteers make a map of the Dead Sea out of 100,000 used plastic bags collected in Kathmandu.
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Australia releases rare marsupial bilby into the wild in NSW

December 5, 2018 - 9:21am
The small nocturnal animals with long, rabbit-like ears were last seen in New South Wales in 1912.
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New Caledonia's quake-triggered tsunami alert lifted

December 5, 2018 - 4:39am
There are no reports of damage after a 7.5 magnitude quake east of the French territory in the Pacific.
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Mastanamma: India YouTube chef granny dies at 107

December 5, 2018 - 3:15am
Mastanamma shot to fame for cooking unusual dishes from scratch, and had over a million subscribers.
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Priyanka Chopra: Bollywood star reveals 75ft wedding veil

December 4, 2018 - 11:38pm
The Indian actress got married to US singer Nick Jonas in Rajasthan state over the weekend.
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