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Thailand cannabis: From a war on drugs to weed curries

June 20, 2022 - 7:12pm
The country now has one of the world's most liberal marijuana regimes. How did that happen?
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Hong Kong: Iconic floating Jumbo restaurant sinks

June 20, 2022 - 5:57pm
The Jumbo restaurant capsized in the South China Sea days after it was towed out of the harbour.
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BBC Africa Eye expose: Chinese man held over racist videos

June 20, 2022 - 12:53pm
He was filmed using Malawian children to make personalised videos, some of which included racist content.
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World's largest freshwater fish found in Mekong, scientists say

June 20, 2022 - 11:03am
A 300kg stingray found in Cambodia is the biggest freshwater fish on record, scientists say.
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Japan: Osaka court rules ban on same-sex marriage constitutional

June 20, 2022 - 6:09am
The ruling is a setback for activists hoping the government will change the country’s marriage law.
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Chinese tornado rips through buildings and power cables

June 20, 2022 - 1:34am
A tornado has severely damaged buildings, cars and infrastructure in the southern Chinese city Foshan.
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Ukraine war: Russia becomes China's biggest oil supplier

June 20, 2022 - 1:32am
Chinese energy giants have been ramping up imports of heavily discounted Russian oil in recent months.
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Dozens killed and millions stranded by India and Bangladesh floods

June 20, 2022 - 12:58am
Millions of others have been stranded as rescue workers struggle to reach those affected.
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Agnipath: India strike over controversial army hiring plan

June 20, 2022 - 12:14am
Protesters are demanding the rollback of the army's plan to hire soldiers on a fixed four-year term.
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Bulldozers: How a machine has become a vehicle of injustice in India

June 19, 2022 - 7:36pm
Critics say India's ruling government is using bulldozers to intimidate the minority Muslim community.
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In photos: Throwback to life on Indian streets

June 19, 2022 - 7:22pm
A selection of street pictures in India by some of the country's most acclaimed photographers.
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Philippines: Sara Duterte sworn in as vice-president

June 19, 2022 - 10:50am
Sara Duterte's father is the country's controversial "strongman" outgoing president - Rodrigo Duterte.
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Ms Marvel: 'I felt I belonged on set'

June 18, 2022 - 7:09pm
Iman Vellani plays Marvel’s first Muslim superhero headliner and says she could relate to the role.
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Naomi Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon with Achilles injury

June 18, 2022 - 3:08pm
Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon because of an Achilles injury.
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Afghanistan gurdwara attack: Sikhs say 'We don't feel safe'

June 18, 2022 - 11:39am
Members of Afghanistan's tiny Sikh community speak of their fears for their safety after the attack.
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Afghanistan: Deadly explosion rocks Sikh temple in Kabul

June 18, 2022 - 4:25am
A member of the country's tiny Sikh community and a Taliban fighter are killed along with the attackers.
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Fires burn through Shanghai chemical plant

June 18, 2022 - 3:47am
One person dies in the blaze, which spews black smoke into the sky above China's largest city.
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Bangladesh floods: Torrential rain leaves millions stranded

June 17, 2022 - 8:07pm
At least 25 people are killed and millions left stranded after heavy downpours.
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Pakistan economy: 'I am struggling to feed and clothe my family'

June 17, 2022 - 7:09pm
People in Pakistan say they are struggling to pay for essentials, as the country's economic crisis deepens.
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Agnipath: One dead in violent India protests over military hiring

June 17, 2022 - 8:27am
Protests in Secunderabad over a new plan to hire contract soldiers turned violent on Friday.
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