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Jacinda Ardern to quit: ‘I no longer have enough in the tank’

BBC News - January 18, 2023 - 8:58pm
The New Zealand PM plans to stand down next month after six years in the job.
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Steve Banerjee's Chippendales: The Indian whose US strip club empire ended with a murder

BBC News - January 18, 2023 - 7:57pm
Sex, drugs and murder put Steve Banerjee's American dream on a wild, unconventional ride.
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Ruan Crighton: Essex ballet dancer feared dead in Nepal crash

BBC News - January 18, 2023 - 12:37pm
Ruan Crighton's former schools and theatres are remembering a "wonderful" man who toured Europe.
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Ten Chinese snooker players face match-fixing charges

BBC News - January 18, 2023 - 10:55am
Ten Chinese players face match-fixing charges as snooker's governing body investigates the sport's biggest corruption scandal.
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Maria Ressa: Truth and justice won today, says Nobel laureate

BBC News - January 18, 2023 - 3:41am
The Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist speaks to the BBC after being cleared of tax evasion.
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Alvin Chau: Macau gambling kingpin jailed for 18 years

BBC News - January 18, 2023 - 1:13am
Chau, a prominent figure in Macau's casino industry, was found guilty of illegal gambling.
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China: Fans rejoice as Marvel films return after apparent ban

BBC News - January 17, 2023 - 11:59pm
After a long hiatus, two Marvel movies will screen in Chinese theatres in February.
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Maria Ressa: Philippine journalist cleared of tax evasion

BBC News - January 17, 2023 - 11:15pm
The acquittal of the journalist and Nobel Laureate has been hailed as a win for press freedom.
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Census in India: Baffling lack of data is hurting Indians

BBC News - January 17, 2023 - 7:06pm
The government blames Covid for the delay in new data, which is now hitting crucial policy areas.
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Itaewon crowd crush: Official response feeds sense of injustice and mistrust

BBC News - January 17, 2023 - 5:04pm
Relatives say authorities are responding to the disaster in a cold and indifferent way.
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Vietnam politics: Power shift as President Nguyen Xuan Phuc quits

BBC News - January 17, 2023 - 11:11am
The move comes amid an anti-corruption drive and signals a power shift among communist leaders.
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Nepal air crash: Who were the victims?

BBC News - January 17, 2023 - 5:29am
A keen Australian cyclist, a Korean soldier and his son and a local singer were among those on board.
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Two arrested in case of Indians who froze to death at US-Canada border

BBC News - January 17, 2023 - 3:02am
The frozen bodies of the four-member family were discovered near the US-Canada border in January 2022.
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China's population falls for first time since 1961

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 11:35pm
The birth rate fell to 6.77 births per 1,000 women - the lowest it has ever been.
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Covid: China 2022 economic growth hit by coronavirus restrictions

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 11:29pm
The world's second largest economy abruptly lifted its tough coronavirus restrictions in December.
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Australian Open bans Russian and Belarusian flags from tournament

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 10:31pm
Organisers announced the flags would be banned after a courtside incident.
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Nepal co-pilot's husband also died in plane crash 16 years previously

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 9:21pm
Anju Khatiwada was co-piloting the Yeti Airlines flight when it smashed into a gorge near Pokhara.
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Hockey World Cup 2023: Can India repeat historic 1975 win?

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 7:41pm
Experts say the team, buoyed by home support, stands a good chance to bring home the cup.
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Industrial espionage: How China sneaks out America's technology secrets

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 5:08pm
The true extent of commercial spying is unknown but experts say it is "pervasive".
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Nepal air crash: Indian passenger's video caught plane's last moments

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 1:17pm
Sonu Jaiswal captured the final seconds on board the doomed Yeti Airlines flight which crashed in Pokhara.
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