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Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai sentenced to 14 months for pro-democracy protests

13 hours 52 min ago
Jimmy Lai, the owner of Hong Kong’s last opposition newspaper, is a fierce critic of Beijing.
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Titanic: Searching for the 'missing' Chinese survivors

19 hours 44 min ago
When the Titanic sank, six Chinese men were rescued - but their ordeal didn't end there.
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China's economy grows 18.3% in post-Covid comeback

19 hours 59 min ago
The record figures for the first quarter of the year are skewed due to last year's nationwide lockdown
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Citigroup to exit consumer banking in 13 markets

April 15, 2021 - 10:35pm
The US banking group will shut down its retail operations in countries including China and India.
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India's desperate Covid-19 patients turn to black market for drugs

April 15, 2021 - 7:37pm
Amid a punishing third wave, people across India are finding drugs, oxygen and beds in short supply.
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Jimmy Lai: The Hong Kong billionaire risking it all by speaking out

April 15, 2021 - 7:14pm
Opposition newspaper owner Jimmy Lai was arrested under Hong Kong's new national security law.
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Why Aboriginal people are still dying in police custody

April 15, 2021 - 11:33am
Australia holds a dismal record on indigenous deaths in custody despite decades of calls for change.
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China 'can save $1.6 trillion by scrapping coal', report says

April 15, 2021 - 10:16am
Beijing must close 588 coal-fired power plants in a decade to meet climate pledges, experts say.
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France urges citizens to leave Pakistan amid anti-French protests

April 15, 2021 - 9:48am
An email from the French embassy warns of "serious threats" after anti-blasphemy protests.
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Why Australia is in hysterics over a 'navy twerking' dance

April 15, 2021 - 4:39am
Dancers in hotpants at a military event have sparked a heated debate about women, sex and power.
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The woman building HSBC's 3,000 roaming banker army

April 15, 2021 - 12:20am
The bank has already recruited hundreds for an ambitious venture in China as it pivots more towards Asia.
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Afghanistan: 'We have won the war, America has lost', say Taliban

April 14, 2021 - 7:18pm
A BBC team meets the Taliban, a group that clearly sees itself as Afghanistan's government-in-waiting.
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Is Alibaba's fate a warning to China’s tech giants?

April 14, 2021 - 7:01pm
Alibaba’s run-in with Chinese regulators has made things tense for its other technology giants.
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India coronavirus second wave: ‘A Covid tsunami we had never seen before’

April 14, 2021 - 7:01pm
India's cases plummeted earlier this year, but are now on the rise again. What happened?
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Afghanistan: Biden calls for end to 'America's longest war'

April 14, 2021 - 2:56pm
"It is time for American troops to come home," says Joe Biden, the fourth president to oversee the war.
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Japan: Clock stopped by earthquake restarts 10 years on

April 14, 2021 - 2:19pm
The 100-year-old temple clock has started ticking again after an aftershock hit the region.
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What's behind the China-Taiwan divide?

April 14, 2021 - 1:33pm
China sees Taiwan as a breakaway province, but many Taiwanese people want a separate nation.
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Torres Strait 8: Australian Islanders in landmark climate fight

April 14, 2021 - 11:01am
The group claim Australia has breached their human rights by failing to act on climate change.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: How ready are Japan and Team GB?

April 14, 2021 - 8:08am
With 100 days until the Olympic opening ceremony, how prepared are Tokyo and Team GB for the rescheduled Games?
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Haridwar: Hundreds test positive for Covid at Kumbh Mela

April 14, 2021 - 4:15am
This comes a day after more than three million Hindus visited the festival as India's cases soar.
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