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   Cyclone hits Mumbai
   

Mumbai escapes its worst cyclone in decades

   

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UK to offer citizenship 'route' to HK residents

   

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Australia set for first recession in three decades

   

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Backlash in China after front-line doctor dies

   

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Blasphemy death row couple's plea for freedom

   

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Senator tells MPs Huawei puts US troops at risk

   

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