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Covid in India: Tracing a family’s fight to save a father

3 hours 6 min ago
Covid has overrun India's hospitals, leaving many fighting to find treatment for sick relatives.
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Why is Huawei still in the UK?

9 hours 24 min ago
Huawei defends its links with British universities, says it admires UK innovation
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Myanmar election: No evidence fraud in 2020 vote, observers say

11 hours 53 min ago
Conclusion contradicts claim by the military, which argues February coup was justified by voter fraud.
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Australia crocodile: Skull identified as part of new extinct species

16 hours 38 min ago
An eight-million-year-old skull found in 2009 is now believed part of an undiscovered reptile.
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Belgian ambassador's wife claims diplomatic immunity over Seoul slap

16 hours 38 min ago
The wife of Belgium's ambassador to South Korea is seen slapping a shop worker in CCTV footage.
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Cyclone Tauktae: Covid-battered India braces for storm

19 hours 1 min ago
Cyclone Tauktae is believed to be the strongest storm to hit the western state of Gujarat since 1998.
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Thailand: Record number of Covid cases as prison clusters grow

19 hours 51 min ago
The country last week admitted there were growing clusters in two jails in the capital Bangkok.
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India rolls out new local Covid drug after emergency approval

20 hours 24 min ago
India says 2-DG will help those suffering in the deadly second wave, but critics question poor data.
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AT&T nearing $150bn Discovery streaming merger - reports

20 hours 24 min ago
A deal could see Harry Potter-maker Warner Bros. and Discovery's lifestyle channels under the same owner.
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Long working hours killing 745,000 people a year, study finds

20 hours 37 min ago
The World Health Organization says the trend may worsen due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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US general reflects on Afghanistan departure

21 hours 56 sec ago
General Scott Miller tells the BBC support to Afghan forces will continue ahead of the Nato pull-out.
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IPL: Australian cricketers caught by India ban fly home

May 16, 2021 - 9:16pm
It comes as the government faces fresh criticism for failing to support Australians stranded in India.
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India's Covid crisis hits Covax vaccine-sharing scheme

May 16, 2021 - 8:28pm
The largest single supplier to the international Covax scheme has made no shipments since March.
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The cost of calling out a 'rape joke'

May 16, 2021 - 7:04pm
One Malaysian teenager has braved a backlash for her principled stand.
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Covid: Taiwan orders toughest curbs amid infections spike

May 16, 2021 - 10:39am
Cinemas and entertainment venues are shutting down, and limits on public gatherings are tightened.
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Myanmar military take rebel town of Mindat, Chinland

May 16, 2021 - 7:46am
Anti-military activists in the town armed themselves following protests against the February coup.
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India Covid-19: The 'tuk-tuk ambulance' helping patients

May 15, 2021 - 7:30pm
A tuk-tuk driver in India's capital, Delhi, is running a free ambulance service for Covid patients.
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The mid-air walkways saving endangered animals

May 15, 2021 - 7:26pm
Conservationists have built an ingenious system to help the endangered Javan slow loris.
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Hong Kong's Ray Cordeiro, 'world's most durable DJ', retires at 96

May 15, 2021 - 10:28am
"Well that's it," says Ray Cordeiro in his final radio show, after more than 70 years in broadcasting.
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Covid: First Australian repatriation flight from India lands in Darwin

May 15, 2021 - 2:40am
Many of the intended passengers on the repatriation flight were barred after positive Covid tests.
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