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Australia launches revenge porn reporting tool

4 hours 15 min ago
One in five Australians have been victims of image-based abuse, but very few report the offence.
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Australia rejects chief scientist's clean energy proposal

5 hours 5 min ago
A recommendation by the nation's chief scientist is overlooked for a plan "to keep the lights on".
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The poison killing farmers in India

5 hours 56 min ago
Thirty farmers die from inhaling pesticide while spraying crops in the western state of Maharashtra.
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Australia risks 'chipping away' at gun laws, ex-deputy PM says

October 16, 2017 - 9:45pm
An architect of strict measures warns against importing "poisonous policies" from the US.
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A bird's-eye view of sharks

October 16, 2017 - 7:11pm
Drones become the latest weapon to protect swimmers and surfers from shark attacks.
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Rohingya crisis: Drone footage shows thousands fleeing

October 16, 2017 - 7:07pm
Drone footage supplied by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees shows thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar on Monday.
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China congress: Why Beijing has banned hot air balloons

October 16, 2017 - 7:02pm
China is on high alert ahead of its Communist Party congress - and all sorts of things are banned.
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Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for first time since 2009

October 16, 2017 - 6:47pm
Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for the first time since the 2009 attack on their team bus in Lahore.
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US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl admits desertion

October 16, 2017 - 2:57pm
The 31-year-old US Army sergeant tells the court his conduct was "very inexcusable".
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UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack

October 16, 2017 - 1:20pm
The TV series Opposite Number was cancelled following a cyber-attack in 2014.
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Lisa Wilkinson: Top Australian presenter quits in 'equal pay row'

October 16, 2017 - 8:58am
Lisa Wilkinson says she is leaving because the Nine Network has not "met her expectations".
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Aarushi Talwar: India parents walk free after murder acquittal

October 16, 2017 - 8:21am
Dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were acquitted on appeal after spending four years in prison.
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Philippines military 'kills Islamist Isnilon Hapilon'

October 16, 2017 - 7:56am
Isnilon Hapilon was seen as IS's leader in southeast Asia, and was on the US "most wanted" list.
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Indian politician: 'Taj Mahal built by traitors'

October 16, 2017 - 7:47am
A controversial ruling BJP legislator calls the Taj Mahal a "blot on Indian culture" built by "traitors".
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New Zealand faces 'chipocalypse' as farmers warn of crisps shortage

October 16, 2017 - 6:26am
Potato varieties used to make crisps could be in short supply after a wet season hit farmers hard.
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Philippines strike: Filipinos rally around iconic jeepney drivers

October 16, 2017 - 6:10am
Filippinos are rallying to support drivers of the iconic jeepney over a controversial transport plan.
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New Zealand town funds its own petrol station

October 16, 2017 - 5:18am
Residents fed up with a two-hour drive to buy fuel decide to take matters into their own hands.
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Man-eating Indian tigress dies of electrocution

October 16, 2017 - 1:44am
Sharpshooters were looking for the tigress after a court order to kill the man-eater.
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'Good women'

October 15, 2017 - 11:11pm
Pakistan is a country of stark contrasts, and when it comes to the treatment of women, they are even clearer, writes the BBC's Shumaila Jaffery.
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Stuck in court

October 15, 2017 - 9:21pm
India's top court will decide if the couple, both in their 20s, should remain married or not.
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