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Aukus could trigger a 'nuclear arms race', says North Korea

September 20, 2021 - 1:18am
Pyongyang said the pact would "upset the strategic balance in the Asia-Pacific region".
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Giving birth under the Taliban

September 19, 2021 - 8:59pm
Pregnant women, new mothers and infants are bearing the brunt of a worsening healthcare crisis.
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Climate change: The world awaits India's net zero emission deadline

September 19, 2021 - 8:20pm
US climate envoy John Kerry failed to get a commitment from Delhi during his recent visit.
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My husband and son fought in Afghanistan - it changed all of us

September 19, 2021 - 2:46pm
America's two decades in Afghanistan impacted those who served - and the families waiting at home.
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Afghanistan: Stay home, female Kabul government workers told

September 19, 2021 - 10:15am
It is the latest restriction imposed on Afghanistan's women by the country's new Taliban rulers.
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Aukus: Australia defends role in security pact amid French condemnation

September 19, 2021 - 10:05am
The PM defends ending the multi-billion dollar agreement in favour of a new pact with the US and UK.
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Manny Pacquiao: Boxing star to run for Philippines president

September 19, 2021 - 7:31am
Manny Pacquiao is a senator in parliament and remains active in the ring after a successful career.
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Turkmenistan: Getting Covid in a land where no cases officially exist

September 18, 2021 - 9:24pm
People in Turkmenistan are struggling to get treatment in a system that denies there are any cases.
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Afghanistan: The 'shattered dreams' of the Ariana cabin crew

September 18, 2021 - 7:34pm
The BBC's Lyse Doucet meets the female crew of Afghanistan's national airline, who are in hiding.
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Aukus: French minister condemns US and Australia 'lies' over security pact

September 18, 2021 - 6:49pm
France's foreign minister accuses its allies of "duplicity" and "contempt" over a new security pact.
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Afghanistan: Girls excluded as Afghan secondary schools reopen

September 18, 2021 - 5:24am
A schoolgirl tells the BBC that "everything looks very dark" as schools reopen for boys but not girls.
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Hyderabad rape suspect found dead: Is it murder or suicide?

September 17, 2021 - 9:31pm
Police say the 30-year-old man raped and killed a child in the city of Hyderabad last week.
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Afghanistan: The escape of the whirling dancer

September 17, 2021 - 7:07pm
How the only female whirling dancer in Afghanistan made it out of Kabul.
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Aukus: France recalls envoys amid security pact row

September 17, 2021 - 5:22pm
The "exceptional decision" follows a pact between Australia, the US and UK, which scuppered a French deal.
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Thailand Covid: Idle taxis used to grow food for out-of-work drivers

September 17, 2021 - 1:34pm
With Thailand's capital under tight Covid restrictions, taxis are being repurposed to grow food.
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Afghanistan: Taliban morality police replace women's ministry

September 17, 2021 - 1:03pm
The Taliban appear to have shut the women's affairs ministry and brought back a feared morality unit.
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'There’s security but no money': Afghans settle into life under Taliban rule

September 17, 2021 - 11:32am
In Mazar-i-Sharif, former army pilots are flying Taliban around and families are selling possessions for food.
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New Zealand men abandon Pakistan tour after 'government security alert'

September 17, 2021 - 8:45am
New Zealand men's team abandon their limited-overs tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government "security alert".
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Aukus: US and UK face international backlash over Australia defence deal

September 17, 2021 - 4:35am
The nuclear submarine deal with Australia has angered France and raised fears of a war with China.
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Astronauts return to Earth after China's longest space mission

September 17, 2021 - 1:43am
The three astronauts spent 90 days at China's space station, some 380km above Earth.
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