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Aadhaar: India top court upholds world's largest biometric scheme

2 hours 34 min ago
India's Supreme Court rules the world's largest biometric scheme is constitutional but limits its scope.
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'I was lost at sea three times': How one Indonesian teen defied fate

2 hours 53 min ago
Aldi Novel Adilang has made headlines after surviving 49 days adrift at sea in a floating hut.
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Hotpot chain Haidilao sees shares climb 10% in Hong Kong debut

4 hours 18 min ago
Investors have shown keen interest in the restaurant chain, which has outlets from Japan to the US.
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Japan woman arrested for leaving baby's body in locker

6 hours 15 min ago
Japan police found the decaying body of an infant wrapped up in a plastic bag at a Tokyo station.
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China coal power building boom sparks climate warning

7 hours 13 min ago
Concerns over CO2 emissions as development restarts at hundreds of coal-fired power stations in China.
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Orange turns purple: Australian scientists solve fruit mystery

September 25, 2018 - 11:29pm
An Australian woman asked for an investigation after her son ate fruit that later changed colour.
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Chinese national arrested for 'spying on US engineers'

September 25, 2018 - 8:48pm
Ji Chaoqun is accused of trying to recruit engineers and scientists on behalf of a Chinese official.
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Rafale deal: Why French jets are at the centre of an Indian political storm

September 25, 2018 - 7:34pm
Opposition parties want PM Narendra Modi to resign over a multi-billion dollar fighter jet deal.
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Why Sweden and China have fallen out

September 25, 2018 - 7:27pm
It started with tourists being kicked out of a hotel - but the spat has continued to escalate.
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Occupied China during WW2

September 25, 2018 - 7:15pm
From 1937 to 1945 Chinese soldiers and civilians struggled against better-equipped Japanese forces.
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India's rising smartphone powerhouse

September 25, 2018 - 7:14pm
Samsung has set up the world's largest phone factory in the Indian city of Noida.
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Meghan shares Maori hongi

September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
The Duchess of Sussex was greeted with a Maori hongi at an exhibition of art from the Oceania region.
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Thailand: UK millionaire and wife found murdered

September 25, 2018 - 2:08pm
The bodies of a British man and his Thai wife are found buried in what police suspect was a contract killing.
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Afghan military officers 'go missing after training in US'

September 25, 2018 - 1:07pm
Two Afghan military officers on training reportedly failed to board their flight home from Boston.
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India court rules lesbian couple can live together

September 25, 2018 - 8:38am
It is thought to be the first such case since gay sex was decriminalised earlier this month.
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Gujarat lion deaths: What killed 11 big cats?

September 25, 2018 - 7:31am
Local officials say most of the lions likely died due to "infighting" to protect their territories.
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Mike Hall: UK cyclist died instantly in race collision, inquest told

September 25, 2018 - 3:07am
Mike Hall was hit by a car during a "Hunger Games on wheels" race across Australia, an inquest hears.
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Smash! Andy Murray drops commemorative plate in Shenzhen

September 25, 2018 - 2:45am
The former world number one took to social media to share the awkward moment.
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's baby premieres among world leaders

September 24, 2018 - 9:57pm
The New Zealand leader makes history by bringing baby Neve to the UN in New York.
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The world's worst place to be stranded at sea?

September 24, 2018 - 7:50pm
Abhilash Tomy was rescued 2,000 miles from land, but is there a worse place to have an accident at sea?
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