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BBC's Indian Sportswoman of the Year contest returns

January 17, 2022 - 1:26am
The nominees of the award, which honours India's finest sportswomen, will be announced in February.
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North Korea fires missiles again amid unusual flurry of tests

January 17, 2022 - 12:26am
It has conducted four launches in two weeks - an unusual frequency for this time of the year.
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Djokovic three-year visa ban could end early - Australian PM

January 17, 2022 - 12:23am
The tennis star cannot obtain a visa for three years after losing an appeal, but the PM suggests this is flexible.
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China cuts interest rates as economic growth slows

January 17, 2022 - 12:04am
Compared to a year earlier, the economy grew 4% in the last three months of 2021, official figures show.
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Why satellites are key to understanding Pacific volcano

January 16, 2022 - 10:58pm
When the huge eruption happened over the weekend, a fleet of spacecraft overhead gathered key data.
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Virat Kohli: India's aggressive and spirited captain transformed cricket

January 16, 2022 - 7:37pm
Sports writer Suresh Menon reflects on the career of Indian Test cricket's most successful captain.
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Colombo Port City: A new Dubai or a Chinese enclave?

January 16, 2022 - 7:26pm
China is helping Sri Lanka build a new city to rival global offshore centres. Who will it benefit?
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Colombo Port: The city that will change Sri Lanka forever

January 16, 2022 - 7:25pm
Colombo Port City, which Sri Lanka is building with Chinese help, aims to rival Dubai or Hong Kong.
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Pacific volcano: New Zealand sends flight to assess Tonga damage

January 16, 2022 - 3:37pm
Up to 80,000 people could be affected after tsunami waves caused "significant damage" to Tonga.
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Tsunami hits coasts after Tonga eruption

January 16, 2022 - 2:01pm
Strong waves cause panic in Peru and flooding in Fiji following the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga.
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Novak Djokovic: What next for 20-time Grand Slam champion after Australia row?

January 16, 2022 - 7:47am
Novak Djokovic has been deported from Australia following the row over a vaccine exemption. What happens next for the Serb?
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Novak Djokovic: The visa drama in 90 seconds

January 16, 2022 - 3:46am
Deported from Australia and unable to defend his Open title, how did it get to this point?
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Novak Djokovic: Tennis star to be deported after losing Australia visa appeal

January 16, 2022 - 2:40am
Judges reject the tennis star's last-ditch bid to stay and defend his Australian Open title.
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Tsunami threat over after huge Pacific volcano eruption - monitor

January 15, 2022 - 11:50pm
While further tsunamis may be unlikely, there are mounting fears over how badly Tonga has been hit.
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Virat Kohli steps down as India Test captain

January 15, 2022 - 9:50am
Virat Kohli steps down as captain of India men's Test team after a record 68 matches as skipper.
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Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

January 15, 2022 - 6:43am
Residents report water crashing through homes as ash rained down from the sky.
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Novak Djokovic: Tennis star detained ahead of deportation appeal

January 14, 2022 - 8:20pm
The tennis star will hear on Sunday whether he can stay in the country and compete unvaccinated.
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Kazakhstan: Who sparked deadly violence?

January 14, 2022 - 5:08pm
Steve Rosenberg looks back at what happened, and who was behind the violence.
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Novak Djokovic: The politics behind Australia's decision

January 14, 2022 - 2:34am
The decision to cancel his visa for the second time is largely about saving face in an election year.
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Novak Djokovic: Australia cancels tennis star's visa

January 14, 2022 - 2:12am
The decision means the tennis star could miss out on defending his title at the Australian Open.
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