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Uyghurs UN report: International community must take action or be 'wilfully complicit'

September 1, 2022 - 1:12pm
Uyghurs living outside China say other countries and the UN must act after a damning report.
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Pakistan floods: Time running out for families in Sindh

September 1, 2022 - 12:14pm
Hundreds of villages are submerged in Sindh province as authorities race to evacuate families.
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Covid in China: Chengdu lockdown after outbreak

September 1, 2022 - 11:50am
The country is sticking to a "zero Covid" policy, requiring lockdowns over a handful of cases.
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'Brit in the bush': Backpacker who became an accidental outback cook

September 1, 2022 - 11:07am
UK woman Ellie Daborn cooks for 41 people on an Australian property that's 400km from any shop.
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Floppy disks in Japan: Minister declares war on old-fashioned technology

September 1, 2022 - 6:02am
"Where does one even buy a floppy disk?" asks Taro Kono, as Japan finally phases out the old tech.
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INS Vikrant: Inside India's first indigenous aircraft carrier

September 1, 2022 - 5:19am
The commissioning of Vikrant, which took 13 years to build, will be a historic moment for India.
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Rosmah Mansor: Wife of ex-Malaysian PM Najib gets 10 years jail for bribery

September 1, 2022 - 4:58am
She is known for her lavish tastes, including 272 Hermes bags that were found at the couple's residence.
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US chip makers hit by new China export rule

September 1, 2022 - 4:52am
Nvidia says two of its top computer chips were affected by a new licence requirement for exporting to China.
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Netflix's Indian Matchmaking: ‘Sima aunty’ raises eyebrows - again

August 31, 2022 - 8:33pm
The "cringeworthy" but popular Netflix show is back with a new season - and with all its old problems.
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China may have committed crimes against humanity in Xinjiang - UN report

August 31, 2022 - 7:29pm
China is accused of serious human rights violations in long-awaited report that it tried to stop being published.
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Chris Dawson: How famous podcast helped catch and jail a killer

August 31, 2022 - 12:29pm
Forty years after Lynette Dawson went missing, an Australian court jailed her husband for murder.
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Pakistan floods: Shelter staff rescue 250 dogs

August 31, 2022 - 9:51am
Animal shelter staff in north-west Pakistan race to save their 250 dogs from severe flood water.
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Pakistan floods: Map and satellite photos show extent of devastation

August 31, 2022 - 4:42am
Satellite images and graphics reveal the scale of floods that have left millions homeless in Pakistan.
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Joseph Schooling: Singapore Olympic star suspended over cannabis scandal

August 31, 2022 - 1:37am
The 27-year-old confessed to taking cannabis while overseas, in a controversy that has divided opinion.
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Taiwan fires live rounds at unidentified drones near outlying islands

August 31, 2022 - 1:28am
It comes as Taiwan has complained of repeated harassment by Chinese drones close to its islands.
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Shantanu Deshpande: Bombay Shaving Co CEO criticised for 18-hour workday advice

August 31, 2022 - 1:01am
Shantanu Deshpande suggested young people work 18-hour days at the start of their career.
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Pakistan floods: 'The water came and now everything is gone'

August 30, 2022 - 9:47pm
Across Pakistan, millions of people are desperate as they grapple with the damage from monsoonal rains.
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Kerala: Why are Indian men hollering with period pain?

August 30, 2022 - 8:06pm
A campaign in Kerala state is breaking taboos by getting men to experience period cramps.
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Abortion pill: Why Japanese women will need their partner's consent to get a tablet

August 30, 2022 - 7:53pm
Japan has a history of being extremely slow to approve drugs related to women's reproductive health.
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The pilot who defected to the Taliban in his Black Hawk

August 30, 2022 - 7:49pm
As the Taliban retook Afghanistan, one elite pilot joined the militants he'd been trained to fight.
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