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China, Hong Kong stocks fall
Chinese and Hong Kong stocks have fallen as data showed China's industrial profit growth had slowed.


Aussie arrested over Bali flight 'prank'
An Australian man has been arrested at a Bali airport after he allegedly started yelling he was jumping out, creating panic on board an AirAsia flight.


Five dead in Mumbai chemical factory blast
At least five people have been killed and 92 injured after an explosion at a chemicals factory in Mumbai.


Obama focuses on nuclear threat in Japan
Barack Obama is to become the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, the Japanese city on which US forces dropped an atomic bomb in 1945.


Viet jails asylum seekers returned by Aust
Four Vietnamese asylum seekers returned by Australia have been jailed by a Vietnam court.


Thai man survives python encounter
A Thai man has lived to tell the tale of his intimate encounter with a 3-metre long python in his plumbing.


Ecuador hackers moved $12m to 23 companies
Details have emerged of what may have happened to millions of dollars stolen from a bank in Ecuador.


Bangladesh probes 2013 hack
Authorities are looking into the possible links between a recent bank heist in Bangladesh and a nearly forgotten incident three years ago.


Indian man loses teeth just for the record
Indian man Har Parkash Rishi, who claims to have set more than 20 records, now calls himself Guinness Rishi.


Indonesia 'cyanide murder' trial to start
The alleged cyanide murder case involving women who studied together in Australia is set to go to trial in Indonesia after months of investigations.


Death penalty for sex offenders 'populist'
The Indonesian president's move to add executions to the list of possible punishments for child sex offenders is ill-conceived and populist, critics say.


China stocks fall to 2-1/2 month lows
China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.9 per cent to 3,032.97 points by the midday break, a level not seen since mid-March.


Indonesia rejects Joyce's comments
Indonesia's former foreign affairs minister has rejected comments made by Barnaby Joyce as "patently false" and "fundamentally flawed".


Bangladesh Bank heist trail goes cold
The hunt for those behind the Bangladesh Bank heist, which netted the culprits $US81 million, has hit a dead end in the Philippines.


IS claims fatal stabbing of Bangladeshi
Islamic State is trying to ride a wave of religious radicalisation in Bangladesh by falsely claiming killings, the government says.


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