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North v South Korea: Welcome to the world's strangest football derby

October 14, 2019 - 7:01pm
North Korea play South Korea on Tuesday - but it won't be a normal World Cup qualifier.
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US treasury chief Mnuchin in China tariff warning

October 14, 2019 - 2:07pm
Tariffs on $156bn of Chinese goods will be imposed if a trade deal is not finalised by December, Steve Mnuchin says.
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Abuser of Malaysian children killed in UK jail

October 14, 2019 - 10:43am
The ex-photographer, who abused up to 200 Malaysian children, was attacked with a "makeshift knife".
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China's Study the Great Nation app 'enables spying via back door'

October 14, 2019 - 8:51am
Study the Great Nation could be used to monitor phone-users' activity, a security firm warns.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Satellites show Japan rivers in flood

October 14, 2019 - 8:28am
Satellite images show extent of flooding as Japanese rivers burst their banks.
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Police officer admits handing over abuse victim's details to her ex

October 14, 2019 - 8:28am
Neil Punchard has avoided jail after admitting giving victim's address to his friend, her ex-husband.
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Nobel economics prize winner: I want to inspire women

October 14, 2019 - 8:24am
Esther Duflo, who won the prize as part of a team of three, is only the second woman since 1969 to win.
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K-pop star Sulli found dead aged 25

October 14, 2019 - 7:28am
The former f(x) band member was found dead by her manager
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Australia town scales up search for stray boa constrictor

October 14, 2019 - 7:21am
"This thing would take a full-sized kangaroo mate, no problem," a local snake catcher says.
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Newborn girl found alive in shallow grave in India

October 14, 2019 - 6:00am
Police say they are are looking for the parents of the newborn and trying to find out who buried her.
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Vietnam pulls Abominable film over South China Sea map

October 14, 2019 - 5:48am
The DreamWorks film features a map illustrating China's claims in the disputed sea.
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How tech changed the way DreamWorks animates

October 14, 2019 - 4:15am
Improved computer processing has allowed artists to add a great level of detail to their films.
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Kashmir conflict: Mobile services restored after 72 days

October 14, 2019 - 3:57am
After 72 days, millions of mobiles have once again become operational in the region.
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David Eastman: Australian wrongfully jailed for 19 years wins payout

October 14, 2019 - 2:38am
David Eastman was acquitted last year of killing one of Australia’s most senior police officers.
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Cooking gas cylinder blast kills 10 in India

October 14, 2019 - 12:45am
The blast took place in a two-storey home in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades

October 13, 2019 - 11:55pm
The typhoon - the worst to hit the country in decades - has left at least 31 dead, with 15 missing.
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Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai

October 13, 2019 - 7:25pm
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.
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Hong Kong protests: President Xi warns of 'crushed bodies'

October 13, 2019 - 2:55pm
China's president says trying to divide China will end in "crushed bodies" in a warning to Hong Kong.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Rescuers deployed in wake of deadly storm

October 13, 2019 - 8:59am
Troops and rescue workers are battling flooding and landslides after the strongest storm to hit Japan in 60 years.
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World Cup hosts Japan knock out Sctoland

October 13, 2019 - 8:42am
Scotland crash out of the World Cup at the pool stage for only the second time after being beaten by an irrepressible Japan in Yokohama.
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