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Nodeep Kaur: The jailed activist Meena Harris tweeted about

February 16, 2021 - 7:02pm
Who is Nodeep Kaur, the young woman whose arrest has caused global outrage?
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Thai child modelling agent charged over child sex abuse images

February 16, 2021 - 2:06pm
A police raid unearths more than 500,000 indecent images of children after an international inquiry.
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North Korean defectors: What happens when they get to the South?

February 16, 2021 - 6:49am
Fleeing from North Korea can be a traumatic ordeal. Here's how defectors start new lives in the South.
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North Korea accused of hacking Pfizer for Covid-19 vaccine data

February 16, 2021 - 6:25am
It is unclear as to what, if any, data was stolen, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.
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Bangladesh Avijit Roy murder: Five sentenced to die for machete attack on blogger

February 16, 2021 - 5:23am
A court in Dhaka convicts a group of Islamist militants of the 2015 attack on a secular blogger.
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Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Simona Halep & will face Naomi Osaka in semi-final

February 16, 2021 - 4:52am
Serena Williams produces a stunning performance to beat second seed Simona Halep and set up an Australian Open semi-final with Naomi Osaka.
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North Korean man caught by South after crossing border

February 16, 2021 - 4:48am
The man was tracked through the de-militarized zone by South Korean troops for three hours.
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Madhya Pradesh accident: Dozens dead as bus plunges into canal in India

February 16, 2021 - 4:35am
The bus veered off a bridge in central India after the driver lost control, witnesses say.
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China arrests leader of fake vaccine scam

February 15, 2021 - 11:54pm
Saline solution and mineral water were being hawked as coronavirus jabs, and some sent overseas.
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New Zealand lashes at Australia in citizenship row over terror suspect

February 15, 2021 - 11:46pm
New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern accuses Australia of "abdicating its responsibilities" over the woman.
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Australia PM apologises to adviser who alleges she was raped in parliament

February 15, 2021 - 11:06pm
A former adviser for the ruling Liberal Party alleges she was raped by a man in a minister's office.
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Amazon vs Reliance: Why are two of the world's richest men in court?

February 15, 2021 - 10:30pm
A tussle over an Indian grocery store pits Amazon and Reliance against each other in court.
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Myanmar coup: Military takes country offline for second night

February 15, 2021 - 5:01pm
The junta steps up efforts to stifle opposition to its 1 February coup.
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Singapore Covid: Briton admits breaking quarantine to visit partner

February 15, 2021 - 10:35am
Nigel Skea, 52, admits he left his hotel room to meet his fiancée on another floor.
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Disha Ravi: The jailed Indian activist linked to Greta Thunberg

February 15, 2021 - 5:39am
Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old co-founder of India's Fridays For Future chapter, is in prison for sedition.
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Myanmar coup: Protesters face up to 20 years in prison under new law

February 15, 2021 - 3:45am
The military says fines will also apply to those found to incite "hatred" towards the coup leaders.
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Disha Ravi: India activist arrest decried as 'attack on democracy'

February 15, 2021 - 2:50am
The arrest of Disha Ravi, 22, over a document intended to help farmers has sparked widespread outrage.
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Japan's economy shrinks 4.8% in 2020 due to Covid

February 14, 2021 - 11:31pm
The disappointing figure comes despite surging growth in the second half of the year.
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Indian farmers' protests: Why they matter to British Indians

February 14, 2021 - 7:53pm
Young British Indians tell Radio 1 Newsbeat why the Indian farmers' protests are important to them.
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Crown Resorts chief Ken Barton resigns amid money laundering scandal

February 14, 2021 - 7:06pm
Ken Barton steps down in the wake of allegations of money laundering within the Australian casino chain.
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