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Bihar: India village celebrates first government job in 75 years

September 28, 2022 - 7:10am
Rakesh Kumar is the first person from his village in Bihar state to get a government job in 75 years.
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Hilaree Nelson: Body of famed US climber found on Mt Manaslu in Himalayas

September 28, 2022 - 5:20am
Hilaree Nelson had been skiing down from the world's eighth highest summit when she fell.
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Chinese yuan: Currency hits record lows against US dollar

September 28, 2022 - 2:55am
Major stock market indexes in Asia, including Japan and Hong Kong, also fell sharply on Wednesday.
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PFI ban: What is Popular Front of India and why has India outlawed it?

September 28, 2022 - 12:55am
Indian authorities have accused PFI members of having links with terror groups - a charge they deny.
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Kerala dog attacks: Why the state has a fraught relationship with strays

September 27, 2022 - 7:52pm
Dog attacks are a recurring issue in Kerala, often prompting people to take extreme steps in response.
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James Geoffrey Griffin: The child abuse scandal that shamed Tasmania

September 27, 2022 - 12:17pm
"Did anyone do enough?" asked one victim of a nurse who sexually abused children for up to 30 years.
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Japan says Russia 'blindfolded and restrained' its consul in Vladivostok

September 27, 2022 - 5:30am
Tokyo demands an apology after one its diplomats is accused of spying in Russia's Far East.
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Shinzo Abe: A divided Japan bids farewell to its slain ex-PM

September 27, 2022 - 4:50am
Protesters marched against a state funeral for Abe even as local and global leaders gathered to honour him.
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Gujarat: Cows let loose in India government buildings in protest

September 27, 2022 - 2:11am
Gujarat charitable trusts set free thousands of cows to protest against the lack of government aid.
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Lakhimpur: Unanswered questions in India sisters' hanging

September 26, 2022 - 8:36pm
Two sisters were found hanging from a tree recently in India. The BBC pieces together the story of the crime.
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Zac Efron on playing Chickie Donohue, the man who delivered beer in a warzone

September 26, 2022 - 8:33pm
Apple TV's new film The Greatest Beer Run Ever follows an unusual true story from the Vietnam War.
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Sri Lanka power cuts - wrong oil blamed

September 26, 2022 - 11:47am
The head of the country's utilities regulator says poor quality oil led to the shutdown of a power plant.
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Kerala lottery: India jackpot winner fed up with requests for help

September 26, 2022 - 2:46am
Anoop, an auto driver from Kerala state, says he may have to move houses to escape the public attention.
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Shinzo Abe: Why a state funeral for Shinzo Abe is controversial

September 25, 2022 - 7:26pm
Opposition to the funeral has been growing in recent weeks, with thousands of Japanese marching against it.
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Japan's push into 'deep tech' innovation

September 25, 2022 - 7:06pm
Japanese start-up firms are developing next-generation solar panels and microchips.
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Covid: The Chinese artist filming PCR tests inside his mouth

September 25, 2022 - 7:02pm
Siyuan Zhuji compiled close-up footage of himself taking dozens of tests.
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Typhoon Noru: Evacuations in Philippines as severe storm nears

September 25, 2022 - 1:01am
The Category 3 typhoon is travelling at speeds of 195 km/h after a period of "explosive intensification".
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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea

September 24, 2022 - 8:30pm
It came after a US military ship arrived in South Korea, and before a visit by the US vice president.
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Swapping Hong Kong for Crewe: 'We won't go back'

September 24, 2022 - 7:18pm
The BBC has followed families who have moved from Hong Kong to the UK, to see if life is everything they hoped for.
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The Mumbai B-boy taking India to the breakdance world championship

September 24, 2022 - 7:01pm
Eshwar Tiwari began breaking 10 years ago for fun. He'll soon represent India at a world tournament.
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