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Canadian citizen Robert Lloyd Schellenberg has been sentenced to death for drug smuggling in China in a ruling which will worsen a diplomatic row...

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China has announced it successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing.

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Australia and New Zealand have said goodbye to 2018 as the world's celebrations officially get underway. The New Year begins...

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More than 400 people are confirmed dead with 20 or so still missing following last week’s devastating tsunami in the Sunda Strait, Indonesia's disaster...

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A deadly tsunami triggered by Anak Krakatau volcano’s eruption struck Indonesia on December 22, at 21:30 local time, during a local holiday.

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Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former bankers in connection with a corruption and money laundering investigation at...

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Two Canadians have been detained in China on accusations of harming national security, as tension continues between the two countries.

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Image source Pixabay President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping have agreed to suspend new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for...

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Image source Wikimedia Dolce & Gabbana fashion house has decided to pull its products from Chinese e-commerce sites as the backlash against a controversial...

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At least 43 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a gathering of religious scholars in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. Other...

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Australian missionary nun Sister Patricia Fox, who has spent almost three decades in the Philippines, has been deported after repeatedly denouncing President Rodrigo Duterte...

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The Shanghai Composite, one of China's leading stock indexes, has seen its highest daily spike in more than two years following signs that the...

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Image source YouTube The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge - the world’s longest sea bridge and tunnel linking Hong Kong to mainland China via Macau -...

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Image source Wikimedia Australia’s PM Scott Morrison has promised to stop religious schools from rejecting gay students. The prime minister said new legislation would "make...

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Image source Wikimedia Macedonia's referendum on changing its name to North Macedonia has failed to reach the required turnout. Preliminary results show that just over...

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Image source Pixabay A 7.5-magnitude earthquake has triggered a strong tsunami after hitting Indonesia’s coastal city of Palu, officials say. Waves of up to 6.6ft...

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Image source Wikimedia Typhoon Mangkhut hit the Philippines’ main island on September 15 killing at least 25 people. Extensive crop damage is feared in the...

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China's major ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing has suspended its carpool service after police said a driver raped and killed a female passenger. A Didi Chuxing...

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Two women who killed Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, will go on trial, after a judge said evidence suggested...

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Image source Wikimedia At least 98 people died and some 10,000 have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok following a powerful 6.9...

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Imran Khan is on course to become Pakistan’s new prime minister, early results from the country’s election suggest. With nearly half the votes counted from...

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Japan's authorities have declared a heat wave sweeping the country a natural disaster, with at least 65 deaths recorded in the past week. The country’s...

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The Chinese economy grew at an annual pace of 6.7%  in Q2 of 2018, official data showed, meeting forecasts for the period. The data marked...

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Qin Yongmin, one of China's highest-profile democracy campaigners, has been sentenced to 13 years in jail for "subversion of state power". The 64-year-old has already...

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More than 100 people are believed to be dead after record rainfall caused flooding and landslides in western Japan, a government spokesman says. Dozens more...