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Australia PM seeks to block bill on sick asylum seekers

February 11, 2019 - 12:23am
A divisive new bill could let sick asylum seekers in offshore centres get treatment in Australia.
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Reddit: Censorship fears spark criticism of Tencent funding reports

February 10, 2019 - 11:31pm
Redditors flooded the site with snarky posts after reports of funding from Chinese tech giant Tencent.
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Alen Stajcic: Sacked Australia coach fights to clear name

February 10, 2019 - 10:36pm
Australia women's football boss Alen Stajcic was dismissed in January over "culture concerns".
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The villagers who took on a navy to get back their home

February 10, 2019 - 7:32pm
How a community forced from their idyllic island reclaimed it from Sri Lanka's navy after years of war.
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When parents sue their children for support

February 10, 2019 - 7:07pm
A handful of Asian countries allow parents to take legal action against their children who fail to support them.
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Abdurehim Heyit Chinese video 'disproves Uighur musician's death'

February 10, 2019 - 12:38pm
Abdurehim Heyit, a Uighur musician, is said to have died in a camp after a crackdown on the minority.
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Whelks caught in Wales are South Korea aphrodisiac

February 10, 2019 - 12:48am
They are related to snails, "taste like nan's toenails" and, in Wales, you cannot give them away.
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New Zealand wildfire: Thousands of people evacuated near Nelson

February 9, 2019 - 11:00pm
Thousands of people are evacuated as the blaze rages near Nelson in the country's South Island.
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#MeToo in India: The women left behind

February 9, 2019 - 7:34pm
#MeToo is yet to touch the lives of millions of vulnerable women who work in informal jobs in India.
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Turkey demands China close camps after reports of musician's death

February 9, 2019 - 6:34pm
The statement follows the reported death in a camp of a prominent musician from the Uighur minority.
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Thailand party accepts king's opposition to Princess Ubolratana PM bid

February 9, 2019 - 3:13am
A Thai princess announced a bid to run for PM but it was swiftly opposed by her brother, the king.
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North Korea nuclear talks: US envoy Biegun prepares for Trump-Kim summit

February 8, 2019 - 9:48pm
Stephen Biegun returns from three days of talks in Pyongyang, "confident" of "real progress".
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TikTok: When gummy bears singing Adele rule online

February 8, 2019 - 7:35pm
The Chinese-owned meme platform taking over the internet.
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Thailand's king opposes bid by sister to become PM

February 8, 2019 - 11:04am
King Vajiralongkorn says her unprecedented move runs counter to the nation's customs.
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New Zealand has been left off an Ikea map

February 8, 2019 - 9:40am
Furniture store Ikea is selling a world map with New Zealand missing.
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Australia and US make record crystal meth bust

February 8, 2019 - 6:59am
Six people have been arrested after an investigation uncovered a haul worth A$1.29bn ($910m; £705m).
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Tasman Glacier: Huge ice chunks break off New Zealand glacier

February 8, 2019 - 6:36am
One guide says the icebergs floating in the glacier's meltwater lake are skyscraper-size.
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Princess Ubolratana: The royal upending Thai politics

February 8, 2019 - 4:20am
The princess has previously starred in films, sung with a pop group and is flamboyantly fashionable.
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Tokyo 2020: Medals to be made from recycled waste

February 8, 2019 - 4:13am
All the medals at the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers.
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Hampi: Four arrested for vandalising India monument

February 8, 2019 - 2:12am
A video showing men shoving a pillar and causing it to break apart went viral and prompted outrage.
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