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JNU: India students angry after screening of BBC Modi documentary blocked

BBC News - January 25, 2023 - 3:27am
Students say power was cut to prevent them showing the film which has riled India's government.
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Michelle Yeoh: Chinese fans rejoice at Oscar nomination

BBC News - January 25, 2023 - 1:42am
If she wins, Yeoh will become the first Asian woman to win Best Actress.
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India and Pakistan came close to nuclear war: Pompeo

BBC News - January 25, 2023 - 1:15am
US officials helped avert a "nuclear conflagration" in 2019, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.
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Jacinda Ardern's successor Chris Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand PM

BBC News - January 24, 2023 - 9:09pm
Mr Hipkins built a reputation as the minister who led New Zealand's Covid-19 strategy.
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China Covid: Coffins sell out as losses mount

BBC News - January 24, 2023 - 7:10pm
In rural Shanxi province, the BBC found evidence of a considerable death toll from the virus.
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Alice Springs: Alcohol limited in Australian town due to violence

BBC News - January 24, 2023 - 10:49am
A spike in alcohol-fuelled violence has prompted the government to impose the measures.
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Oscars 2023: RRR's Naatu Naatu nomination makes history for India

BBC News - January 24, 2023 - 10:20am
The catchy number from the Indian film RRR has already won a Golden Globe and a Critics' Choice Award.
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North Korea issues 'extreme cold' weather alert

BBC News - January 24, 2023 - 8:36am
Temperatures are expected to dip below -30C in some of the country's poorest areas.
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Afghanistan: Freezing weather kills at least 124 people

BBC News - January 24, 2023 - 6:10am
Relief operations are hampered by the Taliban's ban on Afghan women helping with aid efforts.
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US embassy moves to cut visa wait time for Indians

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 11:24pm
Many Indian visa applicants faced a nearly three-year long wait in 2022.
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Climate change: Bill Gates backs Australian start-up targeting cow burps

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 11:16pm
Livestock - such as cows - produce methane when their stomachs are digesting hard fibres.
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Joshimath: What’s the future of India's sinking Himalayan town?

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 8:40pm
Experts say it will be hard to save parts of the town that are already sinking.
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Eight-year-old Indian diamond heiress who became a nun

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 7:52pm
Activists say Devanshi's vows of renunciation that make her a Jain nun are a violation of her rights.
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Afghanistan professor on girls' education: 'Men must stand up for women'

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 12:27pm
Men must defend the rights of Afghan women and girls, a professor at a Kabul university says.
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China: Northern city of Mohe reports coldest temperature

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 12:23pm
The northernmost city of Mohe has recorded temperatures of -53C, its lowest on record.
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Japan PM says country on the brink over falling birth rate

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 9:49am
Fumio Kishida says Japan is on the verge of not being able to function.
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Pakistan power cut: Major cities without electricity after grid breakdown

BBC News - January 23, 2023 - 5:46am
It happened after power grids were turned on in the morning, leaving millions without electricity.
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Covid: Thailand tourism up but still below pre-pandemic level

BBC News - January 22, 2023 - 11:59pm
The holiday destination is set to start charging overseas visitors $9.20 each from the start of June.
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How a Delhi district stopped the ground from sinking

BBC News - January 21, 2023 - 8:01pm
Dwarka has managed to reverse land subsidence by boosting groundwater levels.
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How Ukraine war led to a new Indian beer in Poland

BBC News - January 21, 2023 - 7:50pm
Two Indians turned a crisis into opportunity when they were stuck with a shipment of rice flakes.
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