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Pacific Dawn: Woman missing after fall from cruise ship

April 12, 2018 - 9:10pm
Australian authorities end a search for a passenger after the accident on a P&O vessel.
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'Don't tell me how to dress': Thai women reject Songkran advice

April 12, 2018 - 8:30pm
Local authorities warned women to dress appropriately to avoid sexual harassment at the New Year festival.
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Why India's bone collectors are living in fear

April 12, 2018 - 7:38pm
Thousands of poor Dalits collect animal bones for a living but threats against them are rising.
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How China's ride-hailing giant plans to conquer the world

April 12, 2018 - 7:02pm
It's good to grow up in China, Didi Chuxing boss tells the BBC, but it's now time to go global.
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South China Sea: Xi Jinping attends massive naval display

April 12, 2018 - 3:17pm
The display comes amid growing tension in the South China Sea.
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Korean Air CEO's daughter sorry for tantrum in meeting

April 12, 2018 - 11:54am
Korean Air CEO's daughter apologises amid media reports of her throwing water during a meeting.
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Samira Sindhu: Pregnant singer shot at celebration in Pakistan

April 12, 2018 - 11:31am
A man denies firing at Samira Sindhu because she would not stand to sing at an event in Pakistan.
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Syria man 'stranded at Malaysia airport for weeks'

April 12, 2018 - 6:34am
Hassan al-Kontar says he has spent over a month stuck in the transit section of a Malaysian airport.
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North Korea error opens door to fake Twitter account

April 12, 2018 - 6:20am
Typographical error on state-run website means users can click through to anti-regime messages.
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India Taj Mahal minarets damaged in storm

April 12, 2018 - 5:41am
Strong winds knocked down two 12ft columns located at entry gates to the iconic monument.
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Toys R Us receives several $1bn bids for its Asia unit

April 12, 2018 - 1:47am
Global toy store Toys R Us is currently closing down its operations in the UK and the US.
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Rape inquiry against India BJP lawmaker

April 12, 2018 - 1:38am
The victim tried to kill herself after alleging that police had refused to register her case.
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IPL: Cricket matches moved out of Chennai

April 12, 2018 - 12:21am
The move comes amid security concerns caused by ongoing protests in the southern city.
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Rebel Wilson: Actress to recover legal fees in defamation case

April 11, 2018 - 11:39pm
After winning Australia's largest payout of its kind, the actress sought to recover her sizeable legal costs.
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Chinese baby born four years after parents' death

April 11, 2018 - 10:00pm
A surrogate mother gave birth as the biological parents had frozen embryos before they died in a car crash.
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Asifa Bano: The child rape and murder that has Kashmir on edge

April 11, 2018 - 7:20pm
The rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl has exposed fault lines in the restive region.
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Chinese protests fail to stop 'illegal' water vessel sale

April 11, 2018 - 7:49am
The Bronze Tiger Ying water vessel was taken from China's Old Summer Palace by a British soldier in 1860.
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Myanmar soldiers jailed for 10 years for Rohingya killings

April 11, 2018 - 12:37am
The seven men were found guilty in a military court for their part in the murders.
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Commonwealth Games: Five Cameroon athletes 'desert' team

April 11, 2018 - 12:06am
Cameroon officials say they have reported the missing weightlifters and boxers to police.
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Australian jailed for 'despicable' fake cancer scam

April 10, 2018 - 9:35pm
The woman accepted thousands of dollars from donors after falsely claiming to be terminally ill.
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