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MasterChef: The cooks fighting Indian curry cliches

BBC News - July 24, 2022 - 9:27pm
Indian dishes feature heavily on MasterChef Australia, reigniting a debate about the cuisine.
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The secret mission to save LGBT Afghans

BBC News - July 24, 2022 - 7:50pm
Bella, Ali and Ahmed are trying to make the best of life in the UK after escaping the Taliban.
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Thai cave rescue: Meeting saved footballers four years later

BBC News - July 24, 2022 - 7:34pm
One of the 12 boys talks about his life following the dramatic rescue that made headlines in 2018.
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Philippines shooting: Ex-mayor among three dead

BBC News - July 24, 2022 - 9:57am
A gunman was arrested after an apparent targeted shooting during a graduation ceremony.
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China launches second module for its space station Heavenly Palace

BBC News - July 24, 2022 - 9:37am
Tiangong or Heavenly Palace is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2022.
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Covid in China: Xi Jinping and other leaders given domestic vaccine

BBC News - July 23, 2022 - 3:36pm
The president and other top politicians have received domestically produced vaccines, say officials.
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Teresa Xu: Chinese woman loses court case over bid to freeze eggs

BBC News - July 23, 2022 - 11:29am
Teresa Xu took legal action after a Beijing hospital refused to freeze her eggs as she is not married.
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Man executed in China for murdering vlogger ex-wife

BBC News - July 23, 2022 - 7:48am
The woman was set on fire by her former husband while she was livestreaming from her kitchen.
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Kerala: Meet the Indian woman who flaunts her moustache

BBC News - July 22, 2022 - 7:15pm
Shyja's moustache is an object of fascination and derision for many people, but she says she doesn't care.
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Thirteen Lives: Thai cave rescue actor Tom Bateman relives diving fears

BBC News - July 22, 2022 - 7:12pm
Actor Tom Bateman recalls how he overcame his claustrophobia in Ron Howard's film Thirteen Lives.
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Shinzo Abe killing: Why a religious group has been put in the spotlight

BBC News - July 22, 2022 - 7:11pm
The shooter was said to have targeted Shinzo Abe for allegedly having ties to a controversial group.
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China heatwave: Temperatures of 40C expected this weekend

BBC News - July 22, 2022 - 4:44pm
Some cities in Zhejiang province have been issued red alerts, the country's highest warning.
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Splendour in the Grass: Rain causes chaos at Australian music festival

BBC News - July 22, 2022 - 3:16am
Festival-goers at Splendour in the Grass endure muddy campsites, hours-long queues, and cancellations.
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On the ground as security forces push back protesters in Sri Lanka

BBC News - July 21, 2022 - 7:56pm
Security forces raid the main anti-government protest camp in Colombo in the early hours of Friday.
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Reena Varma: India woman who visited her Pakistan home after 75 years

BBC News - July 21, 2022 - 7:52pm
Reena Varma and her family left their home in 1947, weeks before the India-Pakistan partition.
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‘I can’t forget her'- Myanmar’s soldiers admit atrocities

BBC News - July 21, 2022 - 7:07pm
Soldiers in the Myanmar military have admitted to killing, torturing and raping civilians.
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Sri Lanka: Forces raid anti-government protest camp

BBC News - July 21, 2022 - 6:11pm
Troops descended on the camp less than a day after Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as president.
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Lynne O'Donnell: Taliban detained, abused and threatened me

BBC News - July 21, 2022 - 10:18am
Australian Lynne O'Donnell says she was forced to post tweets that publicly retracted her articles.
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Ranil Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka sees new president sworn into office

BBC News - July 21, 2022 - 6:02am
The ex-prime minister is seen as unpopular but some protesters say they'll give him a chance.
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World's oldest male giant panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong zoo

BBC News - July 21, 2022 - 1:20am
An An was euthanized aged 35 - the equivalent of 105 years in human age.
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