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Google in China: Internet giant 'plans censored search engine'

August 2, 2018 - 3:39am
The US giant is reportedly developing a search engine that would block sensitive queries.
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High-ranking Chinese monk accused of sexually harassing nuns

August 2, 2018 - 1:51am
The senior abbot denies the accusations, the latest in a growing #MeToo movement in China.
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Australia senator sues opponent over 'sexist slurs'

August 2, 2018 - 12:10am
Australian Sarah Hanson-Young alleges her reputation was damaged by insults from a male senator.
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Why the US-China trade dispute has experts worried

August 1, 2018 - 7:48pm
The world's two biggest economies are at loggerheads, amid concerns tensions might escalate.
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Toddler mauled by dog dies in Australia

August 1, 2018 - 7:41pm
Police say the 14-month-old girl died from serious injuries following the attack in Victoria.
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'The Indian government is tearing my family apart'

August 1, 2018 - 7:12pm
India has published a list which strips about four million people in Assam of their citizenship.
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The European populists monitoring 'sham' elections

August 1, 2018 - 7:09pm
A group of European politicians declared the Cambodian election free and fair, despite international condemnation.
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Trump threatens higher tariffs on Chinese imports

August 1, 2018 - 4:40pm
Import tariffs the US is preparing on $200bn of goods from China may be higher than expected.
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern returns from maternity leave

August 1, 2018 - 4:03pm
She had spent six weeks away on maternity leave after giving birth to her first child.
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Chinese takeover of German firm Leifeld collapses

August 1, 2018 - 1:10pm
The German government vetoes the takeover of tool maker Leifeld on the grounds of national security.
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'Disappearance' of top Chinese actress Fan Bingbing concerns fans

August 1, 2018 - 12:33pm
Fan Bingbing has reportedly not been seen in public for a month and has gone silent on social media.
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Stranded Russian climber 'hallucinated' during Pakistan ordeal

August 1, 2018 - 10:57am
Alexander Gukov battled avalanches on a Pakistani peak as he waited for six days to be rescued.
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Tajikistan attack: Four cyclists mown down are identified

August 1, 2018 - 10:46am
All four passionately documented their journey as they travelled around the world by bike.
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NZ shop in battle over Weetabix imports

August 1, 2018 - 9:45am
A New Zealand store owner faces a trademark fight from local cereal Weet-Bix.
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Dengue fever outbreak stopped by special mosquitoes

August 1, 2018 - 9:00am
An Australian city has been successfully protected from the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.
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Katy Perry visits sick fan who missed concert because of brain surgery

August 1, 2018 - 7:35am
Eight-year-old Grace had to have brain surgery last week, which meant she could not go to Katy's concert.
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Korea remains: US finds one 'dog tag' among war dead returned by North Korea

August 1, 2018 - 7:00am
US officials say initial tests show the 55 boxes of remains are "likely" to belong to American troops.
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Koreans turn to ice vests and hot soup in record Seoul heat

August 1, 2018 - 5:47am
Hot soups and cold pools are some of the things people are trying to combat the sweltering heatwave.
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Vietnam bridge: Walking through a god's hands

August 1, 2018 - 1:39am
A bridge made to look like a golden thread held up by a god is drawing tourists in Vietnam.
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Window-smashing kangaroo escapes from shelter in Australia

August 1, 2018 - 12:57am
The "highly strung" marsupial leaps to freedom, two days after crashing through a home in Melbourne.
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