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US and Japan boost defence ties with eye on China

April 10, 2024 - 9:51pm
Joe Biden and Fumio Kishida also announced that Japan will put an astronaut on the Moon with Nasa.
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South Korean opposition win's parliamentary vote

April 10, 2024 - 8:26pm
The vote is widely seen as a midterm referendum on President Yoon Suk Yeol, who has three years left in office.
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The billionaire facing death over $44bn bank fraud

April 10, 2024 - 7:08pm
Truong My Lan started life as a market trader. Now, she is accused of stealing billions.
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The Indian men traumatised by fighting for Russia

April 10, 2024 - 5:58pm
Two men who were duped by agents into joining the war against Ukraine speak about their experiences.
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The Indian men traumatised by fighting for Russia

April 10, 2024 - 5:58pm
Two men who were duped by agents into joining the war against Ukraine speak about their experiences.
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Australia hints it could recognise Palestinian state

April 10, 2024 - 10:40am
Foreign Minister Penny Wong says the global community is frustrated by a lack of progress on peace.
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Zambia uncovers major Chinese cybercrime network

April 10, 2024 - 8:38am
Young people were recruited as call-centre agents in a "sophisticated internet fraud syndicate".
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Zambia uncovers major Chinese cybercrime network

April 10, 2024 - 8:38am
Young people were recruited as call-centre agents in a "sophisticated internet fraud syndicate".
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Anger over TV host's 'light penalty' for child abuse images

April 10, 2024 - 2:06am
The presenter was fined for possessing indecent images of children - but will avoid prosecution for now.
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Anger over TV host's 'light penalty' for child abuse images

April 10, 2024 - 2:06am
The presenter was fined for possessing indecent images of children - but will avoid prosecution for now.
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World of Warcraft to return to China

April 10, 2024 - 12:46am
China's NetEase and games publisher Activision Blizzard end their feud which had angered fans.
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Court rules women’s-only exhibit must allow male visitors

April 10, 2024 - 12:37am
The Australian exhibit denied men entry in a bid to highlight misogyny. A man sued for access and won.
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Australia hints it could recognise Palestinian state

April 9, 2024 - 10:58pm
Foreign Minister Penny Wong says the global community is frustrated by a lack of progress on peace.
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BBC splits news operation in India

April 9, 2024 - 9:27pm
The move comes a year after BBC India's offices in Delhi and Mumbai were searched by tax authorities.
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BBC splits news operation in India

April 9, 2024 - 9:27pm
The move comes a year after BBC India's offices in Delhi and Mumbai were searched by tax authorities.
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South Korea votes for new parliament

April 9, 2024 - 8:56pm
The elections are widely seen as a midterm referendum on President Yoon Suk Yeol’s administration.
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Is this K-drama? No, it's South Korea's election night

April 9, 2024 - 5:49pm
TV networks roll out animation sequences inspired by pop culture to vie for viewership on election night.
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Is this K-drama? No, it's South Korea's election night

April 9, 2024 - 5:49pm
TV networks roll out animation sequences inspired by pop culture to vie for viewership on election night.
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Court rules women’s-only exhibit must allow male visitors

April 9, 2024 - 8:16am
The Australian exhibit denied men entry in a bid to highlight misogyny. A man sued for access and won.
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Rare blind and hairy mole spotted in Australia

April 8, 2024 - 8:28pm
The palm-sized creatures have silky golden locks, no eyes, a stumpy tail and flipper-like hands.
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