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Olympics: The hidden sight of Tokyo's homeless

For many among Tokyo’s homeless community the Olympics are far from a cause for celebration.

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Australia house prices soar at 'unsustainable' rate

Six state capitals have seen record prices for the third quarter in a row, the survey said.

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Afghanistan Taliban: Flash flooding kills dozens in remote province

At least 60 people die and many are missing in a remote area controlled by Islamist militants.

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Mapping the advance of the Taliban in Afghanistan

A record number of civilians have been killed as a result of the conflict in the first half of this year. The UN blames most…

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Tokyo Olympics: Three members of Australian athletics team isolating after close contact with Covid-19 case

Kendricks was expected to challenge for a medal in the pole vault competition in Tokyo Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8 Coverage:…

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Outspoken billionaire Sun Dawu jailed for 18 years in China

He has in the past been vocal in criticising authorities and has spoken out about human rights.

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Tokyo Olympics: Take a tour of the incredible venues

The Olympic Games in Japan might be short on spectators, but a great deal of planning and investment has gone into the venues that are…

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Covid: Sydney extends lockdown as other Australian cities reopen

Infections in Australia’s largest city remain stubbornly high, despite five weeks of restrictions.

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Anger as Covid-ravaged Malaysia lifts pandemic measures

It comes as hospitals are overwhelmed, with pictures showing patients sharing oxygen cylinders.

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China building nuclear missile silo field, scientists say

A new report based on high-quality satellite images says the site could hold up to 100 silos.

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