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Taliban start buying blue ticks on Twitter

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 12:42pm
Prominent officials have bought ticks which used to indicate notable accounts verified by Twitter.
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Australian woman's record-breaking run from continent's 'tip to toe'

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 5:10am
Erchana Murray-Bartlett has run a marathon a day for 150 days, covering 6,300km (3,900 miles).
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Delhi winter: Cold wave hits north India again as temperature dips to 1.4C

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 2:29am
The weather office says cold wave conditions are likely to continue for the next two days.
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Richest 1% own 40.5% of India's wealth, says new Oxfam report

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 1:37am
India's poor paid more in taxes while the rich benefited from exemptions, the report says.
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RRR and Naatu Naatu win big at Critics' Choice Awards

BBC News - January 16, 2023 - 12:31am
Days after its historic Golden Globe win, the Telugu film has won two more prestigious awards.
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Global firms help Myanmar's military make weapons, says report

BBC News - January 15, 2023 - 10:09pm
Troops are using homemade arms against their own people, says a report which urges an end to supplies.
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Mursal Nabizada: Gunmen kill former Afghan MP at home in Kabul

BBC News - January 15, 2023 - 9:51pm
Ms Nabizada was an MP until the government was overthrown by the Taliban in August 2021.
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Nepal mourns victims of worst air disaster in decades

BBC News - January 15, 2023 - 12:48pm
At least 68 people died when a Yeti airlines flight crashed on its approach to the tourist town Pokhara.
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Video appears to show Nepal plane moments before crash

BBC News - January 15, 2023 - 6:54am
The plane can be seen making a sudden sharp turn on its side as it descends.
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Pokhara airport: Plane crashes in central Nepal - at least 16 dead

BBC News - January 15, 2023 - 1:48am
The Yeti Airlines plane crashed on landing in Pokhara, a town popular with tourists.
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How drones could be the future of Indian farming

BBC News - January 14, 2023 - 9:50pm
Companies in India are encouraging farmers to switch to drones - but is that working?
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China coronavirus: 60,000 Covid-related deaths in just over a month

BBC News - January 14, 2023 - 11:06am
It is the first major death toll released since the country stopped its zero-Covid policy.
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Tamil Nadu: The miraculous return of Indian fishermen lost at sea

BBC News - January 13, 2023 - 9:01pm
After 14 Indian fishermen got stranded on a remote island, they found innovative ways to survive.
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Christian missionaries target the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal

BBC News - January 13, 2023 - 7:00pm
Missionaries help grow a Christian community in Nepal - even though converting people is illegal.
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US-China chip war: America is winning

BBC News - January 13, 2023 - 5:23pm
The rivalry is entering a new phase, with global players increasingly caught in the crossfire.
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Covid cases in China touch 900 million - study

BBC News - January 13, 2023 - 4:07am
This comes amid warnings from a top scientist that cases in rural areas will surge over the new year.
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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan to release radioactive water into sea this year

BBC News - January 13, 2023 - 2:12am
Tokyo plans to release a million tonnes of water contaminated by the destroyed Fukushima plant.
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Joshimath: Cramped shelters fill up fast as India's Himalayan town sinks

BBC News - January 13, 2023 - 12:58am
Families in the Himalayan town of Joshimath, which is sinking, say they yearn to go back to their homes.
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Itaewon crowd crush: Senior officials spared blame in report

BBC News - January 12, 2023 - 10:55pm
One relative said blaming local officials was like "cutting off the off the lizard's tail to spare the head".
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Devika Rani: The myths surrounding ‘Bollywood’s longest kiss’

BBC News - January 12, 2023 - 7:47pm
The 1933 film Karma has long been written about as the film with Bollywood's first-ever and longest kiss.
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