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Japan sterilisation law victims included nine-year-olds

June 20, 2023 - 5:27am
Parliament discloses for the first time children as young as nine were victims of an eugenics law.
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Anxious neighbours sigh in relief as US and China talk

June 20, 2023 - 2:33am
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit reassures a region caught between the rival sides.
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New Zealand: Four injured in axe attacks at Chinese restaurants

June 20, 2023 - 1:12am
Police detain a man after a violent rampage in three Chinese restaurants in Auckland.
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Taiwan kindergarten druggings spark alarm among island's parents

June 20, 2023 - 12:24am
At least eight children were found with trace amounts of sedatives in their system.
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TerraUSD: South Korea 'cryptocrash king' Do Kwon jailed

June 19, 2023 - 10:17pm
The collapse of the terraUSD stablecoin and the associated Luna token rocked cryptocurrency markets.
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Global network of sadistic monkey torture exposed by BBC

June 19, 2023 - 7:12pm
A year-long investigation uncovers a sadistic abuse network stretching from Indonesia to the US.
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NCERT textbooks: Why some Indian scholars are disowning books they wrote

June 19, 2023 - 5:01pm
A group of Indian academics wants their names to be removed from textbooks they helped write - why?
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Record aircraft purchase announced at Paris Airshow

June 19, 2023 - 11:45am
The deal between Indian carrier IndiGo and Airbus is the largest single order by any commercial airline.
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US and China pledge to stabilise tense relationship after talks

June 19, 2023 - 10:17am
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met China's president for talks at the end of a visit to Beijing.
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Pirelli: Italy blocks Chinese control of tyre giant

June 18, 2023 - 11:02pm
It comes as tensions between Beijing and the West are in focus as the US secretary of state visits China.
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What's drawing so many Indians to Australia?

June 18, 2023 - 7:36pm
Indians are the second-largest migrant group in Australia, and their numbers are continuing to rise.
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Myanmar: Young Burmese confront dashed dreams in exile

June 18, 2023 - 6:10pm
Young Burmese who once hoped for a freer country have now fled their homes in fear.
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Philippines passenger ship catches fire at sea

June 18, 2023 - 3:32am
All passengers and crew on board have been accounted for and no casualties were reported.
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Antony Blinken begins talks in Beijing during high-stakes visit to China

June 18, 2023 - 3:10am
The US secretary of state is the first American diplomat to visit China in almost five years.
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South Korea: Police clash with officials over Daegu LGBT event

June 17, 2023 - 10:19am
City workers led by the mayor tried to block the annual pride event, but police intervened.
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Greece boat disaster: People smugglers 'brainwashed' my son

June 17, 2023 - 12:02am
Shehryar Sultan was told he would only be at sea for two to three days, before the boat he was in sank.
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Mayon: The people constantly fleeing a Philippine volcano

June 16, 2023 - 6:02pm
Filipinos tell the BBC what it's like being routinely displaced for weeks or months on end.
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Leela Row Dayal: The first Indian woman to win a match at Wimbledon

June 16, 2023 - 5:01pm
Leela Row Dayal, an artist and athlete, led an extraordinary life - yet little is known about her.
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Suga: BTS star makes rare reference to China's unofficial K-pop ban

June 16, 2023 - 4:37am
When asked by fans if he would expand his tour, Suga said Korean artists 'can't perform in China'.
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Bill Gates meets Xi Jinping as US-China tensions simmer

June 16, 2023 - 3:27am
The Microsoft co-founder is the latest high-profile US business leader to visit China in recent months.
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