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Tony Abbott head-butt: Attacker pleads guilty in court

The attacker had claimed he was motivated by a "personal hatred" for Australia's ex-PM.

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Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Trump said he gets more exercise than people think, but he was open to changing his diet.

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Japan breakthrough could improve weather warnings and save lives

Data collected by Himawari-8 weather satellite paired with supercomputer programmeA project harnessing data from a Japanese satellite could improve weather forecasting and allow officials to issue life-saving warnings before natural disasters, researchers

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Australia Day: Poll examines attitudes to controversial date

A poll examines Australian attitudes to the date amid controversy over indigenous sensitivities.

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Hebbar's Kitchen and the Indian couple behind a food video empire

The wildly popular videos on Hebbar's Kitchen have focused on Indian audiences and vegetarian food.

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Pakistani humanist denied UK asylum after failing to identify Plato

Man who renounced Islam says he has received death threats from family members in PakistanA Pakistani man who renounced his Muslim faith and became a humanist has had his application for asylum in the UK rejected after failing to correctly answer question

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India rape and murder: Suspect in Haryana case found dead

The discovery of the teenage boy's body in Haryana followed the killing of a 15-year-old girl.

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South Africa v India: Lungi Ngidi takes 6-39 on debut to seal hosts' series win

Debutant Lungi Ngidi takes 6-39 as South Africa beat India by 135 runs in the second Test to win the series with a game to spare.

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Jallikattu: Three gored to death India bull-taming sport

The men were spectators at the controversial sport, known as Jallikattu, which is held in Tamil Nadu.

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Japanese train barks like a dog to prevent accidents

Railway experiment hopes to put an end to collisions with deer drawn to the track.

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Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown

Conservative lawmakers have dampened GOP leaders' plans to prevent a government shutdown.

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for second time over 2014 protest

Wong jailed, along with fellow activist, for obstructing clearance of encampment during pro-democracy protestHong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for three months on Wednesday for obstructing the clearance of a major encampment during mass pro-democr

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Former CIA agent arrested after fears that China spy network was betrayed

Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee accused of having unauthorised notebook that had the identities of undercover US informantsUS authorities have arrested a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauth

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Aanchal Thakur: Meet the girl who won India's first skiing medal

Aanchal Thakur talks about the significance of winning India's first winter sports medal.

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China exam tests students on teacher names

Students who could not identify and name their teachers had 41 points deducted from their score.

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Seven-year-old delivery boy causes outrage in China

Photos of a child working as a delivery boy has sparked a debate over poverty on Chinese social media.

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Human rights undermined in Hong Kong, says Ashdown

In report for NGO, former Lib Dem leader says rule of law, democracy and interference by Beijing are areas of concernFreedoms in Hong Kong have been increasingly eroded and human rights have been undermined, according to a report by Paddy Ashdown, the for

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Japan: hunt for deadly fugu fish sold in error by supermarket

Loudspeakers across Gamagori warn people not to eat delicacy after five packages were sold without removing poisonous liversA Japanese city has activated an emergency warning system to alert residents to avoid eating locally purchased blowfish after a mix

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China lifts yuan midpoint to highest in over two years

Tuesday's official midpoint was 202 pips, or 0.31 percent — the strongest since Dec.11, 2015.

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