Myanmar crisis: 50 killed in air raid on Kachin rebels, reports say

BBC News - October 24, 2022 - 9:34am
Villagers said there was no warning before the air force dropped bombs on a concert in Kachin state.
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Arshad Sharif killing: Prominent Pakistani journalist shot dead in Kenya

BBC News - October 24, 2022 - 7:20am
Arhsad Sharif was killed by Kenyan police officers in what they say was a case of mistaken identity.
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Korean Air plane overshoots runway in bad weather

BBC News - October 24, 2022 - 5:03am
A Korean Air plane overran on the runway while landing at Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines.
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What we just learned about China's economy

BBC News - October 24, 2022 - 3:37am
Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng stock index fell more than 6% on investor concerns over Xi Jinping's policies.
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Diwali 2022: India celebrates the festival with a dazzling display of lights

BBC News - October 23, 2022 - 7:15pm
Millions of Indians are illuminating their surroundings with lamps and fireworks to celebrate the festival.
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Philippines: Student 'anti-cheating' exam hats go viral

BBC News - October 23, 2022 - 10:28am
College students were asked to create headwear to help resist the urge to peek at others' papers.
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Xi Jinping's party is just getting started

BBC News - October 23, 2022 - 5:45am
China did not want another Mao, but the party did little to stop the rise of a more powerful leader.
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China congress: Xi cements power by packing top team with loyalists

BBC News - October 23, 2022 - 5:31am
The Chinese leader moves into a historic third term in power in a break from decades-long tradition.
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Politburo Standing Committee: Who are the men that rule China now?

BBC News - October 23, 2022 - 1:41am
The Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party makes up the country's power centre.
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Cost of living: Why more Australians are giving up their pets

BBC News - October 22, 2022 - 7:17pm
The cost of pet food has soared in Australia due to the pandemic and the Ukraine war.
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Puducherry: The model out to smash India’s fair-skin obsession

BBC News - October 22, 2022 - 7:10pm
Indian model San Rechal says she wants to challenge the idea that only light-skinned people can be beautiful.
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The mysterious exit of China's former leader

BBC News - October 22, 2022 - 8:30am
Why was Hu Jintao asked to leave the stage at the Great Hall of the People during the Party Congress?
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Hu Jintao: ex-president escorted out of China party congress

BBC News - October 22, 2022 - 4:39am
The former president is led off stage during the Party Congress, with no explanation given.
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China congress: How one man on a bridge marred Xi Jinping's big moment

BBC News - October 21, 2022 - 7:10pm
The striking protest tapped into a vein of discontent, leaving an enduring legacy in Chinese dissent.
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The racism row engulfing Australian netball

BBC News - October 21, 2022 - 6:59pm
The national team's only Aboriginal player has been "thrown under the bus" for speaking up, critics say.
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Imran Khan: Former Pakistan PM barred from holding public office

BBC News - October 21, 2022 - 8:39am
The former cricketer is disqualified following what he says is a politically motivated case.
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Punjab: Many takers for conjugal visit rooms in India jails

BBC News - October 20, 2022 - 7:55pm
Punjab is the first Indian state to let prisoners meet their spouses privately - and it's a hit.
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China Covid: The politics driving the hellish lockdowns

BBC News - October 20, 2022 - 7:52pm
Parts of Beijing are now being locked down as China's Communist Party holds a historic Congress.
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China anger over death of girl, 14, sent to Covid quarantine

BBC News - October 20, 2022 - 8:02am
Footage of the teenager visibly ill have sparked anger online - relatives say pleas for help were ignored.
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Indonesia bans all syrup medicines after death of 99 children

BBC News - October 20, 2022 - 2:31am
It follows a cough syrup scandal in The Gambia which has been linked to the deaths of nearly 70 children.
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