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Sri Lanka president asks Russia's Vladimir Putin for help to buy fuel

BBC News - 5 hours 41 min ago
The country says it is close to running out of petrol amid its worst economic crisis since 1948.
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In photos: The bleak lives of Assam flood survivors

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 9:04pm
More than148,000 people are living in relief camps in Assam, where they struggle for basic amenities.
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Australia floods: Unfounded cloud seeding claims spread online

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 7:23pm
False suggestions that Sydney floods were linked to weather manipulation reach thousands online.
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Paradise reopened - Bali hopes for tourists to return

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 7:01pm
The Indonesian island wants holidaymakers to come back as it reopens after two years.
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No diplomatic immunity in modern slavery cases, Supreme Court rules

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 12:41pm
The UK Supreme Court says a Saudi diplomat accused of exploiting a Filipina worker is not protected.
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Former cameraman Peter Jouvenal speaks following release

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 12:05pm
Former cameraman Peter Jouvenal was held by the Taliban for six months.
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China: MI5 and FBI heads warn of ‘immense’ threat

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 12:02pm
The UK and US security service heads make an unprecedented joint appearance to warn about China.
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Service charge: India restaurant association NRAI rejects ban

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 6:33am
Restaurants say they will continue to levy a service charge despite a ban by the Indian government.
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China suspends officials for 'ignoring' alleged baby abduction

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 5:12am
The case of a baby who was allegedly abducted from his parents by local officials has sparked outrage.
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Mumbai: Heavy rains bring Indian city to a standstill

BBC News - July 6, 2022 - 12:44am
Millions are battling flooding and overflowing sewers as monsoon rains lash India's financial capital.
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Fukushima fishermen worried about nuclear water release plan

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 9:55pm
Officials plan to release treated waste water from the Fukushima plant 11 years after the nuclear disaster.
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Twitter mounts legal challenge against India orders

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 8:57pm
Twitter has petitioned a court challenging "several" orders to take down content on its platform.
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Sidhu Moose Wala: The unsettling legacy of the rapper's protest music

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 8:28pm
It has been more than a month since the rapper was shot dead. But he is still making headlines.
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Nick Kyrgios to appear in court over common assault allegation

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 12:07pm
Wimbledon quarter-finalist Nick Kyrgios is set to appear in court in Australia next month in relation to an allegation of common assault.
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Sydney floods aftermath: 'Everybody is traumatised'

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 11:43am
More than eight months of rain have fallen in the Sydney area over four days, turning roads into rivers.
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UK reinstates warning against travel to Sri Lanka

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 11:32am
Britons are warned against all but essential travel as the country faces a severe economic crisis.
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Xiao Jianhua: Canadian officials barred from tycoon's China trial

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 5:01am
The trial is taking place five years after Xiao Jianhua vanished from a Hong Kong luxury hotel.
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Twelve religious group members arrested over Australian girl's death

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 4:40am
The 12 members of a religious group denied the girl medical treatment for six days, police say.
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Chinese property developers accept farm produce for homes

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 2:10am
China's once-booming property market has been hit hard by the country's zero-Covid policies.
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Service charge: India bans service charge at hotels and restaurants

BBC News - July 5, 2022 - 12:45am
The new rules also say that customers who refuse to pay the charge cannot be denied entry or service.
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