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Daphne the duck: Giant inflatable found off Perth after Australian search

3 hours 15 min ago
The inflatable duck, which is the size of a caravan, had been bought as a marker in a swimming race.
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Japan PM Abe denies involvement in school scandal cover-up

3 hours 52 min ago
The prime minister is facing growing calls to quit over a long-running influence-peddling scandal.
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Australia bushfire: Beach town Tathra engulfed in flames

8 hours 2 min ago
Residents of Tathra in New South Wales have had to flee their homes via the beach.
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India lauds Dinesh Karthik's victorious cricket innings

10 hours 18 min ago
The cricketer scored 29 runs off eight balls, snatching the Nidahas Trophy from Bangladesh.
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US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China's central bank

March 18, 2018 - 11:17pm
The appointment is being seen as one of ensured continuity in Beijing's battle against growing debt.
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Liu He: China's quiet economist becomes top economic leader

March 18, 2018 - 10:50pm
One of President Xi's closest advisers takes control of China's economic policies and financial issues.
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Indian man's fight to save whale sharks

March 18, 2018 - 10:42pm
An Indian man has made it his mission to save whale sharks off the coast of Gujarat.
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Australia bushfire: Dozens of buildings feared lost in Tathra

March 18, 2018 - 10:02pm
More than 70 homes and buildings are feared lost after the blaze, authorities say.
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Sri Lanka violence: Nationwide state of emergency lifted

March 18, 2018 - 12:43am
The measure was in place earlier this month to stop violent attacks against Muslims by Buddhist
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Speaking up about rape in conservative Kazakhstan

March 17, 2018 - 8:29pm
In Kazakhstan, victims say relatives and police tell them to stay silent or "leave it with Allah".
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National Geographic apology: 'We were anticipated to be a dying race'

March 17, 2018 - 12:05pm
Aboriginal Australians reflect on National Geographic's racism in 1916, and public discourse today.
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Blossom in south-west China captured by drone

March 17, 2018 - 11:23am
Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China.
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Everest clean-up campaign aims to airlift 100 tonnes of waste

March 17, 2018 - 10:49am
Piles of rubbish collected by local guides are being shipped to the capital for recycling.
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China anti-corruption chief Wang Qishan named Xi Jinping's deputy

March 17, 2018 - 6:38am
A former anti-corruption investigator, Wang Qishan has known the president for decades.
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The Indians who used kayaking to transform their lives

March 16, 2018 - 8:04pm
There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.
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Trumplomacy: Who's going to represent US at N Korea talks now?

March 16, 2018 - 6:06pm
After Tillerson's quick exit - who will be part of high-stakes talks with North Korea?
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Have smaller weddings with less food, Uzbeks told

March 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
Weddings in Uzbekistan are lavish affairs, some with motorcades and hundreds of guests.
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The rock band manager who swapped success for kangaroos

March 16, 2018 - 11:45am
Rae Harvey wrangled some of Australia's top music acts - now she's handling vulnerable marsupials.
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Irrfan Khan: Bollywood actor has rare tumour

March 16, 2018 - 10:28am
Irrfan Khan has acted in over 100 films, including Slumdog Millionaire and The Amazing Spider-Man.
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Anger over 'Blackface' makeup segment on Pakistan TV

March 16, 2018 - 9:24am
A television show darkened models' faces and asked contestants to "transform" them into beautiful brides.
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