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Marie Kondo - does tidiness really equal a clean mind?

3 hours 3 min ago
Marie Kondo has turned de-cluttering into an art form - but does it really work?
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Monika Billen: German tourist found dead in Australian outback

3 hours 14 min ago
German woman Monika Billen was last seen alive two weeks ago near Alice Springs.
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Goldman boss apologises for 1MDB scandal

10 hours 51 min ago
The bank's new chief executive David Solomon also distances the bank from the deal.
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Kisenosato, Japan's last remaining sumo champion, retires

14 hours 18 min ago
Kisenosato Yutaka's career has been marred by injuries since he became a grand champion in 2017.
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India women: First female climbs sacred mountain

15 hours 45 min ago
Dhanya Sanal is the first woman to reach the summit of Agasthyakoodam, previously open only to men.
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Malaysia revises 'victim-shaming' school text book

16 hours 50 min ago
The book for nine-year-olds said girls face rejection and shame if they don't protect their modesty.
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Why a 1,200-year-old calligraphy piece angered China

18 hours 41 min ago
News the prized Tang dynasty work is being sent from Taiwan to Japan triggered outrage across China.
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Asia moves to reassure firms as Brexit uncertainty spikes

21 hours 4 min ago
Countries in Asia push forward with trade negotiations to calm businesses as Brexit uncertainty rises.
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Flight attendant smuggled drugs in 'highly organised' ring, police say

21 hours 57 min ago
The flight attendant smuggled drugs into Australia for a "highly organised" group, police say.
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Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China

January 15, 2019 - 6:18pm
He appeared to lead a typical suburban life - but he was secretly involved in international espionage.
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How one heatwave killed 'a third' of a bat species in Australia

January 15, 2019 - 5:22pm
Two months ago, a record-breaking heatwave decimated Australia's spectacled flying foxes.
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Grace Millane: Man denies murdering British backpacker

January 15, 2019 - 4:49pm
A man accused of killing Grace Millane in New Zealand denies the charge.
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Robert Schellenberg: What we know about his case so far

January 15, 2019 - 8:05am
The Canadian's trial in China had been sparsely reported outside of the country, until now.
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Germany holds 'Iran spy' over Afghan ops

January 15, 2019 - 7:49am
The Afghan-German man is suspected of handing over secrets about operations in Afghanistan.
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Sabarimala: Woman who defied India temple ban 'attacked by mother-in-law'

January 15, 2019 - 7:05am
Kanaka Durga, who made history by entering the Sabarimala shrine, was allegedly hit by her mother-in-law.
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South Korea replace fake gold medals for 1960 Asian Cup winners

January 15, 2019 - 6:27am
South Korea's Football Association gives gold medals to the children of four dead players who received fakes after their 1960 Asian Cup win.
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China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

January 15, 2019 - 6:08am
The seeds, inside a sealed container, are the first plants ever grown on the Moon's surface.
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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei denies firm poses spying risk

January 15, 2019 - 5:54am
The 74-year-old says China has never asked it to share "improper information" about its clients.
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Robert Schellenberg case: China accuses Canada of 'double standards'

January 15, 2019 - 5:46am
Justin Trudeau had accused China of "arbitrarily" applying the death penalty to a Canadian citizen.
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China province looks to boost shopping with longer weekend

January 15, 2019 - 3:54am
China's Hebei province has a creative plan to stimulate the economy as growth in the country slows.
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