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Indonesia election: Joko Widodo re-elected as president

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Widodo – known as Jokowi – has cultivated a “man of the people” image Joko Widodo has been re-elected…

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The Glyndebourne opera singer who started by chance

Five years ago Darwin Prakash wasn’t able to read music and had no formal singing training. The baritone started his operatic singing career after a…

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North Korean women ‘forced into sex slavery’ in China – report

Image copyright Korea Future Initiative Image caption The trade of North Korean women in China is said to be worth $100m a year for criminal…

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Frenchman sentenced to death over Indonesia drug smuggling

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Félix Dorfin says he will appeal against his death sentence A Frenchman has been sentenced to death for drug trafficking…

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Cambodia re-enacts Khmer Rouge killings – in pictures

Image copyright EPA Image caption The National Day of Remembrance, known as the Day of Anger, commemorates victims of the Khmer Rouge regime Cambodian actors…

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Israel Folau will not appeal over Australia sacking but ‘considering all avenues’

Folau has 73 caps for Australia and was expected to be one of the stars of this year’s World Cup in Japan Israel Folau will…

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Google restricts Huawei’s use of Android

Image copyright Getty Images Google has barred phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese…

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US-China trade war: Moving to Vietnam to avoid sanctions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China’s industries have been hit by US tariff hikes Companies operating in China are facing stiff increases in tariffs…

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Scott Morrison: How Australia’s PM built a ‘miracle’ election win

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionScott Morrison: “I said I was going to burn for you, and I am” Australia’s ruling coalition…

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India election 2019: Exit polls suggest Narendra Modi back as PM

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFacts and figures about the world’s biggest democratic exercise India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party…

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