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China: Millions hit by power cuts amid heatwave

4 hours 49 min ago
Factories are shut in the south-western Sichuan province and residents of a big city face blackouts.
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Why a notorious Indian rape case is back in the news

6 hours 25 sec ago
Eleven Hindu men convicted for her gang-rape and the murder of her family members have been freed.
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Scott Morrison: Australia ex-PM resists pressure to step down

11 hours 41 min ago
Scott Morrison, who is still an MP, was revealed to have secretly held additional government roles.
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Punjabi Lehar: The YouTube channel uniting Indians and Pakistanis

August 16, 2022 - 8:12pm
Punjabi Lehar is helping reunite those who were separated by India's partition in 1947.
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Menstruation: The period charts smashing taboos in Indian homes

August 16, 2022 - 8:00pm
Menstruation is a taboo topic in India, but some women are putting up charts with dates on their walls.
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Polio vaccine in Pakistan: Two policemen guarding vaccinators shot dead

August 16, 2022 - 8:25am
Gunmen kill police guarding a vaccination team in the latest local incident of anti-vaccine violence.
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US 'must contest' Chinese missiles over Taiwan, says admiral

August 16, 2022 - 6:20am
Firing missiles over Taiwan is a "gorilla in the room" that must be challenged, a top US commander says.
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New Zealand: Human remains found in suitcase bought at auction

August 16, 2022 - 5:04am
A family in New Zealand made the grisly discovery upon unpacking their haul at their home.
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Chinese 'spy ship' Yuan Wang 5 docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concern

August 16, 2022 - 1:53am
India had reportedly voiced fears that the ship would be used to monitor its activities.
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Afghan contractors: 'I wish I'd never worked for the UK government'

August 16, 2022 - 1:33am
Afghan contractors left behind when the Taliban seized power tell the BBC they feel betrayed.
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Body found in India's highest battlefield 38 years on

August 16, 2022 - 1:09am
Chandrashekhar Harbola went missing in the Siachen glacier - the world's highest battlefield.
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Scott Morrison: Ex-Australia PM held five additional portfolios, Albanese says

August 16, 2022 - 1:08am
PM Albanese says Mr Morrison held five extra portfolios but the ex-PM said he acted "in good faith".
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We built a Thai Buddhist temple in an Edinburgh family home

August 15, 2022 - 5:56pm
Buddhist monks oversee huge restoration of their temple which is located in a house in Edinburgh.
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Shanghai Covid: Ikea shoppers flee attempt to lock down store

August 15, 2022 - 5:35am
Video shows people running out of the store in Xuhui district as guards tried to shut them in.
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Independence day speech: PM Narendra Modi calls on Indians to fight misogyny

August 15, 2022 - 4:18am
In his Independence Day speech, the PM said there was no room for discrimination in new India.
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Scott Morrison: Australia's ex-PM 'secretly held ministry portfolios'

August 15, 2022 - 3:08am
Australia's current leader says he will seek legal advice about Scott Morrison's time in office.
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Russia vows to expand relations with North Korea

August 14, 2022 - 11:45pm
President Vladimir Putin made the comments in a letter sent to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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India Independence Day: How DIY loudspeakers powered Gandhi's freedom fight

August 14, 2022 - 8:00pm
For two decades, Mumbai-based Chicago Radio became synonymous with India's freedom struggle.
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Partition: Why was British India divided 75 years ago?

August 14, 2022 - 7:58pm
Britain left India 75 years ago and the country became two separate states, India and Pakistan.
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From Kabul and beyond, a year of Taliban rule in Afghanistan

August 14, 2022 - 7:50pm
Lyse Doucet reports from Afghanistan on what the Taliban's takeover has meant for its people.
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