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Huawei accuses US of cyber-attacks and threats to staff

September 3, 2019 - 11:27pm
The Chinese tech giant, at the heart of a US-China power struggle, gave no evidence for its allegations.
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Karachi's Clifton Beach swamped by syringes and medical waste

September 3, 2019 - 12:27pm
Pakistani authorities cordon off a Karachi beach after it was strewn with medical waste.
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Anak Krakatau: Volcano's tsunami trigger was 'relatively small'

September 3, 2019 - 10:02am
The tsunami hazard from volcanoes that collapse into the sea may have been underestimated as a result.
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Magpie 'monster' shot dead in Sydney following attacks

September 3, 2019 - 6:28am
A notorious magpie was shot dead after dozens of complaints. Not everyone was happy.
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China school attack: Eight children killed at Hubei primary

September 3, 2019 - 5:52am
Police say they arrested a 40-year-old man at the scene of the attack in Hubei province.
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Will Indonesia's new capital just move the problem to the jungle?

September 3, 2019 - 2:42am
Activists say moving the capital to Borneo threatens indigenous people and Kalimantan's rich wildlife.
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'Astronaut' explores India potholes

September 3, 2019 - 1:19am
Spoof video of an 'astronaut' exploring 'craters' makes a point about roads in a South Indian city.
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Carrie Lam: Hong Kong leader 'never tendered resignation to Beijing'

September 3, 2019 - 12:49am
The Hong Kong leader denies she sought to step down after leaked audio suggested she wanted to.
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam: 'I have never tendered a resignation'

September 3, 2019 - 12:19am
Hong Kong's leader responds to a report that she told businessmen she would quit if she could.
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Australian woman sues neighbours over barbecue use

September 3, 2019 - 12:04am
The Australian claims that her neighbours' barbecues, smoking and noisy children all cause offence.
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What cars and underwear say about India's slowdown

September 2, 2019 - 7:15pm
India's economic slowdown is affecting a number of industries, including some very surprising ones.
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US Open 2019: Naomi Osaka loses to Belinda Bencic in last 16

September 2, 2019 - 6:05pm
Defending champion Naomi Osaka is knocked out of the US Open as she loses 7-5 6-4 to Switzerland's Belinda Bencic in the last 16 on Monday.
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Afghanistan war: US-Taliban deal would see 5,400 troops withdraw

September 2, 2019 - 5:12pm
A blast rocks Kabul as the "deal in principle" is outlined by the US envoy for peace in Afghanistan.
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New Zealand uses dye to track airport seagulls

September 2, 2019 - 12:07pm
New Zealand is spraying paint on seagulls as part of airport safety measures.
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Thousands of students protest in Hong Kong

September 2, 2019 - 8:54am
Students boycott classes as protests continue into their 14th week
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Proms 2019: Shanghai Orchestra plays Hey Jude in their debut performance

September 2, 2019 - 7:15am
The Chinese ensemble play The Beatles' Hey Jude as a "little gift" at their first-ever Prom.
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Hong Kong protests: Students boycott class on first day back

September 2, 2019 - 4:24am
School and university students are joining a broader strike as the city reels after a weekend of unrest.
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Pregnant India woman beaten over child kidnapping rumour

September 2, 2019 - 2:16am
It is the latest incident in a wave of attacks fuelled by rumours of child kidnappings in India.
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Taiji cove hunt: Japan starts controversial dolphin hunt

September 2, 2019 - 12:34am
The annual hunt sees the animals driven into a cove and then killed with knives in shallow waters.
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Trainee pilot lands plane safely after instructor passes out

September 2, 2019 - 12:30am
Air traffic operators helped coach the Australian man to land on the runway during his flying lesson.
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