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N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang 'ready to discuss' nuclear programme

April 9, 2018 - 1:19am
North Korea's nuclear arsenal will be on the agenda at a leaders' summit, US officials say.
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Australia PM loses opinion poll he cited in ousting predecessor

April 9, 2018 - 1:10am
A justification used by Malcolm Turnbull to oust his predecessor has come back to haunt him.
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Bhutan's 'Shangri-La' caught between two rival superpowers

April 8, 2018 - 8:06pm
Bhutan is a traveller's dream - but it is caught between two Asian giants and nervous about the future.
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Leslie Cheung: Asia's gay icon lives on 15 years after his death

April 8, 2018 - 7:46pm
Leslie Cheung, one of the first celebrities to come out as gay in Asia, is still inspiring people today.
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Feeding mother offered university place after viral photos

April 8, 2018 - 7:33pm
Jahan Taab nursed her baby during a university entrance exam. Photos of her went viral and changed her life.
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North Korea: Runners take part in Pyongyang's marathon

April 8, 2018 - 12:31pm
The annual race marks North Korean founder Kim Il-sung's birth.
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Pyongyang marathon: Fewer foreigners compete in North Korea's annual race

April 8, 2018 - 7:31am
Fewer foreigners than normal compete in Pyongyang's annual race as nuclear tensions weigh on tourism.
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Japanese father arrested for allegedly caging son for over 20 years

April 7, 2018 - 10:59pm
Japanese police arrest a 73-year-old man who allegedly kept his son in a wooden cage.
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Obituary: Keith Murdoch, the disgraced All Black who disappeared

April 7, 2018 - 9:10pm
In 1972, Keith Murdoch's career ended in shame. His life afterwards was one mystery after another.
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Russell Crowe 'divorce auction': Memorabilia sold in Sydney

April 7, 2018 - 7:34am
The actor clears out his "stuff", with his armour from Gladiator smashing expectations.
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Salman Khan, Bollywood superstar, bailed in poaching case

April 7, 2018 - 6:06am
Salman Khan had been jailed just two days ago for five years for poaching rare antelope.
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Millions watch extreme eating Korean mukbang star

April 6, 2018 - 7:31pm
Meet the Korean extreme eater keeping millions of people company at dinner time.
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India Dalits: Who is Raja Chauhan?

April 6, 2018 - 7:25pm
Police suspect Raja Chauhan fired a gun at Dalit (formerly known as "untouchable") protesters.
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Anna Chennault: 'Steel butterfly' who charmed US and China

April 6, 2018 - 7:23pm
Why the world has lost one of the most influential powerbrokers it had never heard of.
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Park Geun-hye: Poisoned chalice of South Korea's presidency

April 6, 2018 - 12:47pm
The country's democratic era has been blighted by successive scandals involving presidents.
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Danielle McLaughlin: Goa murder trial begins

April 6, 2018 - 10:20am
The man who discovered Danielle McLaughlin's body after her murder tells an Indian court what he saw.
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India bans crypto-currency trades

April 6, 2018 - 9:00am
India's central bank says financial institutions can no longer deal with entities that trade in Bitcoin.
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China sperm bank demands Communist Party loyalty from donors

April 6, 2018 - 8:43am
Potential donors must be free of genetic or infectious diseases and of "sound ideological qualities".
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Uzbekistan TV show chastised for shaming public lovers

April 6, 2018 - 6:32am
Viewers express their anger as channel shames public displays of affection.
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Park Geun-hye: South Korea's ex-leader jailed for 24 years for corruption

April 6, 2018 - 5:17am
The verdict was broadcast live and represents the culmination of an explosive corruption scandal.
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