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Giants Tencent, Bytedance among companies reined in by China

April 29, 2021 - 11:39pm
Beijing for years took a hands off approach towards tech firms, but it is now stepping up scrutiny.
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India Covid: Delhi seeks more cremation space as deaths rise

April 29, 2021 - 11:22pm
Police in India's capital ask for more cremation sites as a fatal second wave sweeps the country.
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India Covid: A nurse's story of fighting the virus

April 29, 2021 - 7:38pm
A nurse at the forefront of the battle against India's deadly second Covid wave shares her story.
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Xueli Abbing: The abandoned baby who became a Vogue model

April 29, 2021 - 7:33pm
The 16-year-old's albinism led to her being abandoned as a baby but she is now a successful model.
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Australians stuck overseas 'abandoned' by their own country

April 29, 2021 - 6:58pm
Australians in India are the latest group to feel abandoned by their government amid virus fears.
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Australia: Alcohol megastore near dry Aboriginal communities scrapped

April 29, 2021 - 2:42pm
Woolworths supermarket scraps plans to open an alcohol store near dry Aboriginal communities.
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Sumo wrestler dies one month after concussion

April 29, 2021 - 11:49am
Hibikiryu's death has sparked a discussion around the treatment of sumo wrestlers and their safety.
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India Covid crisis: US tells citizens to leave the country

April 29, 2021 - 9:50am
The US has issued a "do not travel" advisory as India battles a devastating coronavirus wave.
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China launches first module of new space station

April 28, 2021 - 11:45pm
It's a major step in China's ambitions to rival the United States and Russia in space exploration.
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West Bengal: India state elections go ahead as deaths hit record high

April 28, 2021 - 11:45pm
Voters go to the polls for state elections despite the state the country witnessing a second wave.
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Samsung: Handsets push profits to pre-pandemic highs

April 28, 2021 - 10:30pm
Samsung Electronics strong profits were dented by disappointing results for its chips business.
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The 'forgotten' Afghan refugees taking their own lives

April 28, 2021 - 7:45pm
Many Afghan refugees who spent years stranded in Indonesia awaiting resettlement have lost hope.
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India Covid-19: Deadly second wave spreads from cities to small towns

April 28, 2021 - 7:29pm
The virus is spreading to remote corners of India where healthcare is poor and the crisis under-reported.
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India Covid: Hospitals overwhelmed as deaths pass 200,000

April 28, 2021 - 2:48pm
There are fears the real number is even higher, as hospitals continue to turn dying patients away.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Competitors to be tested daily for Covid-19

April 28, 2021 - 12:19pm
Face masks, apps and daily Covid-19 tests - this will be the reality for athletes at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
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India coronavirus: Man charged over oxygen SOS for dying grandfather

April 28, 2021 - 10:45am
An Indian man who sought help on Twitter for his grandfather in his last hours could face jail.
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India coronavirus: Round-the-clock mass cremations

April 28, 2021 - 9:13am
Some crematoriums have been operating non-stop as a second wave of coronavirus engulfs the country.
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Covid in India: Couple marry in PPE clothing

April 28, 2021 - 8:01am
The wedding went ahead despite the groom testing positive for coronavirus just a few days earlier.
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Melbourne Cup: Changes to be introduced after horse deaths

April 28, 2021 - 4:30am
Stricter checks on overseas runners will be introduced after a report into the deaths of several horses at the Melbourne Cup in Australia.
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Richard Pusey: Australian jailed for filming dying officers

April 28, 2021 - 1:56am
Richard Pusey is sentenced to 10 months jail for filming dying police officers at a crash scene.
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