Court gives Evergrande one last chance to agree debt deal

BBC News - October 30, 2023 - 12:11am
A judge said the company faces being wound up if it does not come up with a plan by 4 December.
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Lilie James: Murder at elite school horrifies Australia

BBC News - October 29, 2023 - 6:36pm
The brutal death of Lilie James has renewed a spotlight on a national "epidemic" of violence against women.
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Bangladesh opposition chief Alamgir arrested after clashes

BBC News - October 29, 2023 - 3:55pm
Violent anti-government protests took place in Dhaka prior to Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir's arrest.
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Rugby World Cup 2023: South Africa beat New Zealand - how Springboks went back-to-back

BBC News - October 29, 2023 - 3:47am
For South Africa, a country short on good news stories, losing the Rugby World Cup final and letting down 62m people was unthinkable.
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Going undercover to reveal people smugglers' sales tactics

BBC News - October 27, 2023 - 7:33pm
They say their routes from Pakistan are “safe”, with one claiming “hundreds” are transported daily.
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Thai cave rescue: Duangphet Phromthep killed himself at school in UK

BBC News - October 27, 2023 - 12:24pm
A senior coroner tells the inquest Duangphet Phromthep's death "could not have been foreseen or prevented".
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Why Li Keqiang's death is dangerous for Xi Jinping

BBC News - October 27, 2023 - 5:53am
The beloved leader represents a way of potentially governing China with very different priorities.
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Qatar sentences Indian ex-naval officers to death

BBC News - October 27, 2023 - 3:15am
Reports say the eight men, who worked at a private firm in Qatar, were arrested last year.
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South Korea court upholds ban on gay sex in the military

BBC News - October 27, 2023 - 3:01am
The ruling is a setback in the fight for LGBT rights in the country, human rights groups say.
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In 60 seconds: Who was China’s Li Keqiang?

BBC News - October 27, 2023 - 2:16am
A trained economist, Li was once tipped to be the country's future leader.
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First flight bringing Afghan refugees from Pakistan lands in UK

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 9:21pm
Many Afghans who fled the Taliban after working with the UK government are waiting for relocation.
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Li Keqiang: Former Chinese premier dies from heart attack at 68

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 9:14pm
Chinese state media said he passed away from a heart attack despite "all-out efforts" to revive him.
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How does China fix the Evergrande mess?

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 8:18pm
The heavily indebted company has become the poster child of the country's flailing property sector.
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Mahua Moitra: The firebrand Indian MP in ‘cash-for-query’ scandal

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 7:16pm
Mahua Moitra is known to ask tough questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government.
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China: Police rescue 1,000 cats, bust illicit trade of feline meat

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 5:50am
The felines would have been passed off as pork or mutton, state-affiliated media report.
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South China Sea: Biden says US will defend the Philippines if China attacks

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 4:42am
Biden's statement comes days after collisions between Filipino and Chinese ships in the South China Sea.
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Taiwan ex-colonel gets 20 years for spying for China

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 2:39am
The retired officer was convicted of recruiting active-duty officers to give China military secrets.
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Australia fires: Dreaded bushfire season turns deadly

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 12:58am
Two more people have died as Australia experiences what is expected to be its worst fire season in years.
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Australia returns historical artefacts to China

BBC News - October 26, 2023 - 12:23am
A dinosaur fossil and two Tang Dynasty figurines were handed to the Chinese embassy in Canberra.
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The unending pain of India's sanitation workers

BBC News - October 25, 2023 - 6:29pm
Workers from low-caste communities endure stigma and hazards as they clean sewers and septic tanks.
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