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Storm Kai-tak: Philippines landslides kill 26, more missing

8 hours 19 min ago
At least 23 people are missing on the island of Biliran where rocks "as big as cars" were dislodged.
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Police investigate four baby deaths at South Korea hospital

8 hours 59 min ago
Family members say they had concerns about the health of the infants before they died.
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Deadly attack on Methodist church in Pakistan

9 hours 34 min ago
At least eight people are killed as suicide bombers target a Methodist church service in Quetta.
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Sydney man charged with being 'economic agent' for North Korea

December 16, 2017 - 9:19pm
Chan Han Choi, 59, from Sydney, was arrested and charged with breaching sanctions and weapons laws.
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Press under pressure

December 16, 2017 - 7:43pm
Recent attacks highlight reporting in a nation where the army and militants are often beyond the law.
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Hua Yong: Detained Chinese artist's emotional last video

December 16, 2017 - 1:49pm
On-the-run artist Hua Yong's message to his daughter as Chinese police close in on him goes viral.
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Swati Maliwal: Call to speed up child rape executions in India

December 16, 2017 - 9:50am
A leading women's rights advocate says the government should take tougher action on rapists.
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North Korea 'hacked crypto-currency exchange in South'

December 16, 2017 - 8:36am
Crypto-currencies may have been targeted in order to evade global financial sanctions on the North.
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Australian citizenship row: By-election threatens PM's majority

December 16, 2017 - 2:28am
An MP in a dual citizenship row seeks re-election in a poll that threatens the government's majority.
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'Crowdfunding his death'

December 15, 2017 - 7:47pm
"Don't click 'like'": The death of "rooftopper" Wu Yongning sparks uneasy soul-searching in China.
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'Million mutinies'

December 15, 2017 - 7:42pm
Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender.
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North Korea must earn right to talks, says US Secretary of State Tillerson

December 15, 2017 - 5:02pm
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson toughens his stance after earlier offering talks with no preconditions.
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Australia abuse: Archbishop rejects call to report confessions

December 15, 2017 - 12:53pm
A top Catholic cleric in Australia says breaking the seal of confession would undermine doctrine.
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China investigates attack on South Korea photographer

December 15, 2017 - 10:52am
He reportedly suffered fractures and eye damage after being kicked by Chinese security guards.
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Japan court rules father legally responsible for secret IVF child

December 15, 2017 - 10:19am
The Japan court ruling comes after a woman used a frozen embryo without the father's knowledge.
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Don't let me entertain you - Robbie Williams Uzbek concert criticised

December 15, 2017 - 8:55am
A concert by Robbie Williams in Uzbekistan sponsored by Arsenal shareholder attracts controversy.
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Pakistan's top court rejects Imran Khan parliament ban

December 15, 2017 - 8:36am
The top court clears cricketer-turned-opposition politician Imran Khan of failing to declare assets.
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Indian carol singers arrested after 'conversion' complaint

December 15, 2017 - 6:45am
The incident occurred in Madhya Pradesh state, which is known for its strict anti-conversion laws.
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Sonia Gandhi retires as India Congress party president

December 15, 2017 - 6:35am
Her son, Rahul, has been elected unopposed as the new president of India's main opposition.
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India cabinet backs bill to criminalise Islamic instant divorce

December 15, 2017 - 6:18am
The bill proposes jail of up to three years for a Muslim man who indulges in "triple talaq".
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