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Afghan-Iran border clash: Taliban says one killed

Sun, 2022-07-31 23:35
The Afghan Taliban says one of their officers died, as the neighbours blame each other for the clash.
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Nancy Pelosi begins Asia tour, with no mention of Taiwan

Sun, 2022-07-31 18:00
Nancy Pelosi will visit four East Asian countries - and China has warned her not to include Taiwan.
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The woman declared stateless in India, UK and Uganda

Sun, 2022-07-31 07:17
Since 1997, Ila Popat has been attempting to get a passport recognising her citizenship to a country.
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Long March 5B: Debris from Chinese rocket falls back to Earth

Sun, 2022-07-31 04:43
China says most of the rocket fragments burnt during the re-entry over the Sulu Sea.
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How Singapore is turning multi-storey car parks into farms

Sat, 2022-07-30 07:47
The densely populated South East Asian island nation imports more than 90% of the food it consumes.
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Kerala: Indian man who won lottery hours before selling house

Sat, 2022-07-30 07:44
A Kerala-based man had taken several loans but was unable to pay them back due to insufficient work.
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Pride jersey controversy - a reckoning for Australian sport?

Sat, 2022-07-30 07:32
A boycott by seven rugby league players over a pride jersey has sparked a massive backlash.
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Nancy Pelosi's long history of opposing Beijing

Sat, 2022-07-30 07:26
The US speaker is aggravating China over Taiwan - but has a long history of taking on Beijing.
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Bulandshahr: India girls who wrote letter with blood get justice

Fri, 2022-07-29 16:37
Their mother was burnt alive six years ago for not having a son. Their testimony helped convict their father.
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China signals it could miss economic growth target

Fri, 2022-07-29 13:31
It comes as Beijing is pursuing a zero-Covid policy that has put major cities in harsh lockdowns.
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Childhood obesity: Why are Indian children getting fatter?

Fri, 2022-07-29 10:01
India has the largest number of stunted children - and now a growing population of obese children.
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Nepal: Return of the tigers brings both joy and fear

Fri, 2022-07-29 08:14
The increase in tiger numbers in Nepal has brought challenges to the local community.
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Neighbours: 10 best moments from the Australian soap

Fri, 2022-07-29 07:52
After more than 37 years on TV, here are some of the moments the soap will be remembered for most.
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Xi and Biden exchange warnings on Taiwan

Fri, 2022-07-29 03:41
Tensions rise as reports emerge of a plan by the US's Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan.
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Mirror: Huge screen falls on dancers at Hong Kong boy band concert

Fri, 2022-07-29 03:35
Two dancers are injured in the incident at a concert by the hugely popular boy band Mirror.
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Madhya Pradesh Covid-19: Thirty India students vaccinated with one syringe

Thu, 2022-07-28 13:27
An investigation has been ordered as only single-use syringes are allowed in India.
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Kim Jong-un says North Korea ready to mobilise nuclear forces

Thu, 2022-07-28 12:55
The US has warned that Pyongyang could conduct a seventh nuclear test at any time.
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Chess Olympiad 2022: Why India may sweep medals at the Chennai edition

Thu, 2022-07-28 08:01
Indian is a serious contender for medals as its players will have the home crowd's support.
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Why Premier League teams are flocking back to Asia

Thu, 2022-07-28 07:14
Top football clubs have resumed pre-season Asian summer tours, after three years of Covid travel bans.
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Covid in China: Million in lockdown in Wuhan after four cases

Thu, 2022-07-28 02:13
The city where Covid began is under partial lockdown for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
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