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Takeda shareholders back £46bn Shire takeover

December 4, 2018 - 11:23pm
Investor approval paves the way for Japan's largest overseas acquisition and create a global drugs giant.
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Chris Dawson: Arrest in podcast-highlighted Australian mystery

December 4, 2018 - 10:33pm
Lynette Dawson's 1982 disappearance in Sydney has gained global attention through a popular podcast.
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China-US trade: China vows speedy action on trade commitments

December 4, 2018 - 10:21pm
The US and China have agreed to a 90-day pause to their ongoing trade war, to avoid escalation.
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Is Delhi's air causing lung cancer?

December 4, 2018 - 7:14pm
Researchers say that being outside in some areas is the equivalent of smoking 20 cigarettes a day.
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Bulandshahr: Why a policeman was killed over 'cow slaughter'

December 4, 2018 - 5:23pm
So-called cow vigilantism is on the rise in India but the killing of a policeman is unheard of.
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Japan's final pager provider to end its service in 2019

December 4, 2018 - 3:09pm
Tokyo Telemessage will end its pager service - which still has 1,500 users - next year.
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Indonesia attack: Gunmen kill 24 construction workers in Papua

December 4, 2018 - 12:12pm
Police blame armed separatists for a deadly attack in the restive Papua province.
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Taiwan students DNA-tested in yoghurt thief whodunnit

December 4, 2018 - 9:41am
Hundreds of Taiwanese taxpayers' dollars have been spent on an investigation into the theft of a yoghurt drink.
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Crazy Rich Asians underwhelms at Chinese box office

December 4, 2018 - 7:27am
The Hollywood blockbuster with an all-Asian cast fails to impress Chinese audiences.
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Patricia Karvelas: Bare arm reporter wins government apology

December 4, 2018 - 5:12am
Female reporter Pat Karvelas was thrown out of Australia's parliament for showing "too much skin".
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China cracks down on $4.3m worth of illegal and fake beauty products

December 4, 2018 - 3:58am
Police in China have cracked down on a supply network of unlicensed and counterfeit beauty products.
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Bulandshahr violence: Arrests over India policeman killing

December 4, 2018 - 12:46am
Police arrest three men over the murder of an officer in Uttar Pradesh by 'cow slaughter' mob.
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Arsalan Khawaja: Australia cricket star's brother 'framed' terror suspect

December 3, 2018 - 11:50pm
The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja allegedly framed another man with a fake terror plot.
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'I don't want to be a burden'

December 3, 2018 - 5:27pm
A photographer spent more than a year chronicling life inside a care home for the elderly in India.
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Afghan women's football dream turns into nightmare

December 3, 2018 - 5:19pm
A sexual abuse scandal is engulfing Afghanistan's women's football team - once a symbol of freedom.
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Tencent Music: Chinese firm to raise $1.2bn in New York listing

December 3, 2018 - 8:44am
Tencent revives its New York float that was postponed in the wake of the US-China trade war.
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Australian defence lawyer named as police informant

December 3, 2018 - 8:41am
An Australian barrister who represented notorious criminals reported on her own clients to police.
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The 'right to bare arms' in Australia's parliament

December 3, 2018 - 8:31am
Journalist Patricia Karvelas has been kicked out of the Australian parliament for showing too much skin on her arm.
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Indian policeman killed amid 'cow slaughter' protest

December 3, 2018 - 8:30am
He died when right-wing Hindu groups who were protesting against cow slaughter clashed with police.
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PewDiePie in battle with T-Series to keep top YouTube spot

December 3, 2018 - 8:04am
PewDiePie is battling Indian channel T-Series in a bid to remain the YouTuber with the most subscribers.
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