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ICC rejects request to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan

April 12, 2019 - 2:04pm
President Trump says the International Criminal Court decision is a "major international victory".
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Joseph Bertony: The spy who helped mastermind the Sydney Opera House

April 12, 2019 - 10:56am
Joseph Bertony, whose 30,000 hand-written sums made the building's iconic sails possible, has died.
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Ai Weiwei unveils Lego portraits of missing Mexico students

April 12, 2019 - 6:22am
The Chinese artist’s provocative show features portraits of Mexican students who disappeared in 2014.
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World's tallest indoor waterfall opens

April 12, 2019 - 4:26am
Thousands are flocking to Singapore's Changi Airport to see the world's tallest indoor waterfall.
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Brunei says controversial Sharia law aimed at 'prevention'

April 12, 2019 - 4:00am
The country says its strict Islamic laws over adultery and gay sex are focused "more on prevention".
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Dalai Lama discharged from Delhi hospital

April 12, 2019 - 1:45am
The 83-year-old spiritual leader says he feels "almost normal" after treatment at a Delhi hospital.
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Jet Airways cancels international flights as crisis deepens

April 12, 2019 - 1:14am
It comes after the struggling Indian airline grounded 10 more planes over unpaid fees to leasing firms.
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From street coffee vendor to politician in Indonesia

April 11, 2019 - 8:27pm
Eha Soleha is one of the many women running for election in Indonesia.
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South Korea abortion ban ruled unconstitutional

April 11, 2019 - 5:07pm
Campaigners for and against the historic ruling make their voices heard in the capital, Seoul.
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Julian Assange: Why Wikileaks founder spent years in Ecuador's embassy

April 11, 2019 - 10:51am
Some see the man behind Wikileaks as a reckless 'hacktivist' - others think he's a campaigner for truth.
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Australia election 2019: What's up for grabs?

April 11, 2019 - 10:50am
Hywel Griffith explains what the parties are playing for in the country's first election for almost three years.
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Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London

April 11, 2019 - 8:40am
He took refuge in Ecuador's London embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over an alleged sexual assault.
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China fury at Terracotta Warrior thumb case mistrial

April 11, 2019 - 8:20am
Michael Rohana is acquitted of federal charges for theft and concealment of a cultural heritage item.
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Israel Folau: Rugby Australia 'intends' to sack full-back after social media post

April 11, 2019 - 4:57am
Rugby Australia says it intends to terminate Israel Folau's contract following a social media post by the full-back in which he said "hell awaits" gay people.
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South Korea abortion ban 'unconstitutional'

April 11, 2019 - 2:22am
South Korea's ban on abortion has been ruled unconstitutional in a historic court decision.
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Geoffrey Rush: Australian actor wins defamation case against Nationwide News

April 11, 2019 - 1:23am
The Oscar winner sued a newspaper over reports he acted inappropriately towards a female co-star.
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India election 2019: Oldest voter explains why it's important to vote

April 10, 2019 - 9:52pm
Shyam Saran Negi, 102, has voted in every Indian election since its independence 1951.
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Japan's Yoshitaka Sakurada resigns as Olympics minister

April 10, 2019 - 8:19pm
Yoshitaka Sakurada latest error has brought his resignation, 15 months before the Tokyo 2020 games.
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Afghanistan’s one and only Jew

April 10, 2019 - 7:04pm
Zablon Simintov says despite pressure from the Taliban to convert, he'll keep practising his faith in Kabul.
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Nepal student reunited with mother after 12 years

April 10, 2019 - 7:03pm
A group of teenagers sent away to get an education have returned to their home villages to meet family.
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