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US mulls 25% tariff on $200bn of Chinese goods, say reports

August 1, 2018 - 12:19am
Tariffs on an additional $200bn of goods could be much more than the expected 10%, say media reports.
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Plastic bags: Australia anger over Coles 'caving in to tantrums'

July 31, 2018 - 10:54pm
Social media users turn on supermarket giant Coles for "caving in" to "tantrums" over reusable bags.
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Jarrod Lyle: Australian golfer ends cancer treatment to begin palliative care

July 31, 2018 - 1:41pm
Golfer Jarrod Lyle takes the decision to end his treatment for cancer and begin palliative care, says wife Briony.
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Jalalabad attack: '15 killed' in eastern Afghan city

July 31, 2018 - 12:12pm
The bomb and gun attack in the eastern city of Jalalabad has now ended, an official says.
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Missing Malaysia flight MH370: Aviation chief quits over failings

July 31, 2018 - 10:51am
A report into the Malaysia Airlines flight missing since 2014 found failures by air traffic control.
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Duterte crushes £4m worth of luxury cars in Philippines

July 31, 2018 - 10:04am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte destroyed smuggled vehicles in his campaign against corruption.
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Pilot daughter fulfils mother's retirement 'dream'

July 31, 2018 - 8:41am
Ashrrita Chinchankar flew her mum's final flight after 38 years as an air hostess.
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Stranded Russian climber rescued after six-day ordeal in Pakistan

July 31, 2018 - 7:59am
Alexander Gukov is airlifted by Pakistani helicopter pilots after being stranded in the Karakorams.
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The flooded Cambodian villagers who refuse to move on

July 31, 2018 - 5:17am
The BBC hears from residents holding out in village flooded by a controversial dam project in Cambodia.
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New Zealand sexist road sign changed by seven-year-old girl

July 31, 2018 - 3:51am
Zoe Carew wrote a letter saying "Line Men" was "wrong and unfair" to women.
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US fights Chinese influence with a $113m investment in Asia

July 31, 2018 - 3:49am
The announcement comes at a time when the US and China are butting heads in a tit-for-tat trade war.
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Does India's death penalty deter rape?

July 31, 2018 - 3:01am
Some evidence from neighbouring countries would suggest otherwise.
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North Korea 'working on new missiles', US officials say

July 31, 2018 - 12:45am
US intelligence leaks suggest the North may be building ballistic missiles, despite recent pledges.
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Lombok earthquake: 543 hikers evacuated from Mt Rinjani

July 31, 2018 - 12:01am
More than 500 hikers were stranded on Indonesia's Mt Rinjani when a deadly quake triggered landslides.
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Backpackers attacked with shovel in Australian bush

July 30, 2018 - 11:13pm
One backpacker was rammed with a four-wheel-drive before being attacked with a shovel, police say.
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UK man's rape conviction quashed in Sydney

July 30, 2018 - 8:54pm
Scott Harry Richardson will face a retrial over the alleged assault of a sleeping backpacker.
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IS claims fatal Tajik attack on foreign cyclists

July 30, 2018 - 5:41pm
Two Americans, a Swiss and a Dutch citizen died after being struck by a car on Sunday.
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UK parents jailed over Bangladesh wedding

July 30, 2018 - 12:21pm
The couple's daughter had to be rescued from a remote village in Bangladesh, the court heard.
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Taliban sources confirm Qatar meeting with senior US diplomat

July 30, 2018 - 11:17am
US officials have not denied the meeting, which a Taliban official said was "very important".
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Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after sex abuse cover-up

July 30, 2018 - 10:27am
Australian Philip Wilson was convicted in May of concealing sexual abuse by a priest in the 1970s.
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