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John Oliver ruffles feathers in New Zealand's Bird of the Century election

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 1:42pm
The US chat show host's support of the pūteketeke is creating an international PR battle.
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India appeals death sentences of ex-naval officers in Qatar

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 12:57pm
Death penalties were handed to eight former Indian naval officers on unspecified charges.
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Cricket World Cup 2023: New Zealand cruise past Sri Lanka and edge closer to semi-finals

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 10:09am
New Zealand look set for a World Cup semi-final spot after comfortably beating Sri Lanka by five wickets.
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Top Gun: Maverick spoiler threat prompts officer to pull gun on colleague

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 4:49am
An Australian officer is sentenced after threatening to shoot a colleague over a plot spoiler.
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World Cup 2023: Afghanistan's dazzling run captivates cricket

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 8:52pm
The underdogs have made an indelible impact at the World Cup, leaving a trail of big scalps in their wake.
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A turning point in Myanmar as army suffers big losses

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 7:29pm
This is the most serious setback suffered by the junta since it seized power in February 2021.
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China's 'communist spies' in the dock in Taiwan

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 7:27pm
At least 16 people have been accused of spying on behalf of China in the past year.
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Pandas depart US National Zoo for China

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 2:47pm
The three giant pandas were on loan from China, as part of diplomatic relations between both countries.
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Kmart: Australian store pulls 'Merry Ham-mas' Christmas bag

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 12:33pm
Kmart removed the festive-themed bag from sale after a Jewish group raised the likeness to Hamas.
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Man crushed to death by robot in South Korea

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 8:31am
The robotic arm reportedly failed to distinguish between the man and the boxes it was handling.
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Delhi pollution: Smog rises over skyline in drone footage

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 7:48am
Schools in the Indian capital have shut as air pollution there rises to alarming levels.
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Australian farmer Colin Deveraux survives crocodile attack by biting back

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 4:30am
Colin Deveraux has spent a month in an Australian hospital and admits he is lucky to be alive.
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Australia indefinite detention unlawful, High Court rules

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 4:16am
The landmark finding overturns a 20-year-old precedent and could affect Australia's border policies.
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Israel-Gaza: Malaysia will maintain ties with Hamas says PM Anwar Ibrahim

BBC News - November 8, 2023 - 2:32am
Analysts say Mr Anwar's stand is politically expedient as Palestinians enjoy wide support in Malaysia.
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Legend of Zelda: Nintendo, Sony making live-action movie of classic video game

BBC News - November 7, 2023 - 11:55pm
Nintendo and Sony are teaming up, with Shigeru Miyamoto, Avi Arad and Wes Ball at the helm.
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Optus outage: Millions affected by Australian network issues

BBC News - November 7, 2023 - 8:57pm
Optus - the country's second-largest telecoms provider - has not yet identified the source of the issue.
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Cricket World Cup 2023: Glenn Maxwell hits amazing double century as Australia secure semi-final spot

BBC News - November 7, 2023 - 12:47pm
Glenn Maxwell battles through injury to hit a sensational double century and guide Australia into the World Cup semi-finals with a win over Afghanistan.
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Global wine production falls to 62-year low in 2023

BBC News - November 7, 2023 - 12:43pm
Record low yields this year are due to bad weather in many of the world's biggest producers.
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Climate crisis too visible to be ignored - Prince William

BBC News - November 7, 2023 - 8:35am
The Prince of Wales strikes a note of optimism as he reveals the winners of his annual Earthshot Prize.
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China detains DouYu founder, investment guru - reports

BBC News - November 7, 2023 - 4:58am
They include a streaming app founder and an executive referred to as China's Warren Buffett.
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