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China toddler mauling prompts crackdown on dogs

October 23, 2023 - 5:45am
The move has been widely criticised after reports that some dogs without owners are being euthanised.
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South China Sea: Why the Philippines and China are on a collision course

October 23, 2023 - 5:07am
A new sense of urgency is pushing Manila and Beijing to greater assertiveness in the South China Sea.
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Tsingtao: Video shows Chinese beer worker urinating into tank

October 23, 2023 - 4:41am
Tsingtao has alerted Chinese police after a video shows a worker urinating into a tank.
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Foxconn: Taiwan-based iPhone-maker investigated by China

October 23, 2023 - 2:12am
Chinese state media reports some of the Taiwan-based firm's mainland operations are being investigated.
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S Jaishankar: India will resume Canada visas if diplomats safe, says minister

October 23, 2023 - 2:02am
India had cited security threats to its diplomats while stopping visa services amid a row with Canada.
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Kota: Stricter rules for India student hub after suicides

October 22, 2023 - 8:59pm
Young people from across India go to the city of Kota for tuition to help them pass entrance exams to elite colleges.
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Mohamed Muizzu: The Maldives' new president wants India out

October 22, 2023 - 6:39pm
In an exclusive interview, Dr Mohamed Muizzu tells the BBC he wants all Indian troops removed.
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Watch: Boats collide in South China Sea's disputed waters

October 22, 2023 - 4:27am
The Philippines armed forces said their video showed a Chinese vessel colliding with a Philippine ship.
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South China Sea: China coast guard hit Philippine ship, Manila says

October 22, 2023 - 1:36am
Beijing retorts that Manila is deliberately stirring trouble in disputed South China Sea waters.
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Kuda Bux: The Indian magician who charmed the West with his 'X-ray eyes'

October 21, 2023 - 10:49pm
Kuda Bux found fame after claiming he was able to read with his face covered like an Egyptian mummy.
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Mangrove forests: Steely gaze of young tigress wins photo awards

October 21, 2023 - 10:01pm
The Mangrove Photography Award winners show unique ecosystems above and below the waterline.
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Ukraine fears drone shortages due to China restrictions

October 21, 2023 - 8:44pm
Volunteers in Ukraine say it is harder to access Chinese-made drone parts after Beijing clamped down.
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Why Indonesia can’t stop crocodile attacks

October 21, 2023 - 6:27pm
The country sees the most crocodile attacks in the world - and the problem could get even worse.
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Argentina 6-44 New Zealand: All Blacks cruise into record fifth final

October 20, 2023 - 6:47pm
Will Jordan scores an impressive hat-trick as seven-try New Zealand crush Argentina at Stade de France to reach a record fifth Rugby World Cup final.
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Nawaz Sharif: The Pakistan army’s one-time arch-rival returns

October 20, 2023 - 5:16pm
Nawaz Sharif, toppled in a coup and later jailed for corruption, is flying home to fight elections.
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Gaganyaan: India to launch test flight ahead of sending man into space

October 20, 2023 - 6:24am
Success of Gaganyaan, India's first manned space mission planned for 2025, will depend on Saturday's launch.
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New Zealand landlord loses rubbish row with Chinese embassy

October 20, 2023 - 3:30am
The landlord claimed the embassy failed to pay up to NZ$960 in rubbish removal and other costs.
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Travis King: Soldier who fled to North Korea 'charged back in US'

October 20, 2023 - 2:05am
Charges against Travis King reportedly include desertion and possessing sexual images of a child.
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Rempang Eco-City: 'We will not leave', say the islanders fighting eviction

October 19, 2023 - 8:34pm
Fishing communities on this Indonesian island are locked in a battle with the government over land.
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China has sharply expanded nuclear arsenal, US says

October 19, 2023 - 7:45pm
Beijing now possesses some 500 operational nuclear warheads, a new Pentagon report says.
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