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Li Shangfu: War with US would be unbearable disaster, says China defence minister

June 4, 2023 - 8:12am
Defence Minister Li Shangfu says Beijing is open to dialogue in his first major speech in the role.
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Tiananmen Square: Hong Kong police make arrests on anniversary of massacre

June 4, 2023 - 7:38am
Pro-democracy activists have been detained in a crackdown on marking the 1989 massacre in Beijing.
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India train disaster: Signal fault the likely cause, minister says

June 4, 2023 - 6:05am
India's Railway Board says there was "some kind of signalling interference".
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How the Pakistani military feel about Imran Khan after protests

June 3, 2023 - 7:00pm
How did the 9 May protests affect support for Imran Khan inside Pakistan’s military cantonments?
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India train accident: Modi vows punishments over deadly Odisha crash

June 3, 2023 - 11:09am
At least 288 people were killed in the collision of two passenger trains and a goods train in Odisha.
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Odisha train crash: ‘I survived but many died around me’

June 3, 2023 - 5:58am
A passenger on the derailed train tells the BBC he was trapped for half an hour, but others near him died.
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India train crash: More than 280 dead after Odisha incident

June 2, 2023 - 11:27pm
The collision involving two passenger services in Odisha state has left about 900 people injured.
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Rahul Gandhi in US: Why Indian politicians woo the diaspora

June 2, 2023 - 7:20pm
Experts say Indian politicians' engagement with the Indian American diaspora is "unique".
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Beijing's comedy crackdown is hitting its music scene

June 2, 2023 - 7:13pm
The crackdown on stand-up comedy unleashed by a joke is now hurting Beijing's vibrant live music scene.
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Drug traffickers smuggling crystal meth past South East Asia security - UN

June 2, 2023 - 6:59am
Gangs in South East Asia have learnt to evade authorities to sell crystal meth overseas, a report says.
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Ben Roberts-Smith case: Will Australia see a war crimes reckoning?

June 2, 2023 - 3:28am
A court has upheld reports that a top soldier killed unarmed Afghans - but wider questions remain.
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iPhone in India: Foxconn to manufacture smartphones in Karnataka by April 2024

June 2, 2023 - 1:25am
Apple's decision to manufacture iPhones in India aims at diversifying away from China
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Franco Mulakkal: Pope accepts resignation of bishop accused of rape

June 2, 2023 - 12:06am
The Vatican had temporarily relieved Franco Mulakkal of his duties when he was arrested in 2018
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Brics ministers call for rebalancing of global order away from West

June 1, 2023 - 9:25pm
The talks attended by Russia in South Africa are clouded by allegations of war crimes in Ukraine.
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Japan returns priceless Nazi-looted art to Poland

June 1, 2023 - 7:11pm
A 16th Century Italian painting looted by the Nazis has been returned to Poland from Japan.
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Women lead Indian families as men migrate

June 1, 2023 - 5:05pm
India's traditionally patriarchal society is seeing a rising number of women heading families.
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Loafers Lodge fire: Man charged with NZ hostel fire murders

June 1, 2023 - 5:25am
Police allege the man deliberately started the blaze at the emergency housing hostel in Wellington.
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Ben Roberts-Smith: Top Australian soldier loses war crimes defamation case

June 1, 2023 - 2:55am
Ben Roberts-Smith had sued newspapers over allegations he killed unarmed prisoners in Afghanistan.
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Watch: Moment climber is rescued from Everest ‘death zone’

May 31, 2023 - 11:44pm
A Nepali sherpa guide carried the man on his back for six hours during the "very rare" high-altitude rescue.
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BHP: Mining giant says it underpaid workers for 13 years

May 31, 2023 - 10:41pm
Australia's BHP said the leave and allowance 'errors' will cost the company up to $280m.
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