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Harsh Mander: Outcry as Indian authorities search activist's premises

September 17, 2021 - 1:23am
Officials searched three locations linked to Harsh Mander, a prominent critic of PM Modi's government.
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China applies to join key Asia-Pacific trade pact

September 17, 2021 - 12:08am
It comes the day after a regional security agreement between the US, UK and Australia was unveiled.
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Why North Korea's cruise missile launch could worry other nations

September 16, 2021 - 8:41pm
Though cruise missiles are not banned by the UN, this test presents new problems for other nations.
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Afghanistan's singers flee Taliban violence

September 16, 2021 - 10:52am
The BBC spoke with six singers who crossed to Pakistan illegally and are now living in hiding.
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Aukus: China denounces US-UK-Australia pact as irresponsible

September 16, 2021 - 9:12am
The alliance will allow Australia to build and deploy nuclear-powered submarines for the first time.
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US general defends 'secret' phone calls with China

September 16, 2021 - 5:52am
Gen Mark Milley allegedly phoned Beijing to "reassure" them amid concern about President Trump.
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Indonesia president found negligent over Jakarta filthy air

September 16, 2021 - 5:00am
The Indonesian capital is among the worst air polluted cities in the world.
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Aukus: UK, US and Australia pact signals Asia-Pacific power shift

September 16, 2021 - 4:16am
The agreement will increase Western presence in the region, amid concerns about China's growing influence.
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Aukus: What will nuclear-powered submarines mean for Australia?

September 16, 2021 - 2:29am
Australia's deal with the UK and US puts it in an exclusive club, but an expert says it's "risky bet".
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Mangrove forests: Photography winners show beauty of ecosystems

September 15, 2021 - 7:16pm
The Mangrove Photography Award winners show unique ecosystems above and below the waterline.
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The homemakers breaking taboos on Instagram

September 15, 2021 - 7:06pm
Vasanti, Ritu and Pradnya, who have overcome huge challenges, now find joy performing on social media.
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Afghanistan: Taliban deputy denies reports of leadership row in new video

September 15, 2021 - 6:25pm
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar had disappeared from view amid reports of a row between Taliban leaders.
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UK, US and Australia launch landmark security pact

September 15, 2021 - 5:03pm
The three nations agree to share advanced technologies, including nuclear-powered submarine know-how.
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Afghanistan: Life under Taliban rule one month on

September 15, 2021 - 3:42pm
Secunder Kermani looks at life in northern Afghanistan, four weeks after the militants seized power.
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Australian bandicoot brought back from brink of extinction

September 15, 2021 - 12:44pm
The small furry Eastern Barred Bandicoot is bumped off an Australian "extinct in the wild" list.
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Australia's Curtin University wants 'unethical' AI study retracted

September 15, 2021 - 11:53am
The Australian university says the facial recognition study co-funded by China breached guidelines.
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Covid: The lives upended by Australia's sealed border

September 15, 2021 - 11:16am
Eighteen months after Australia shut its border, people reveal tales of separation and despair.
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Afghanistan women's youth soccer team escapes to Pakistan

September 15, 2021 - 10:52am
Their departure comes as part of a wider exodus of female cultural and sporting stars.
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Curious bears crash football game in India

September 15, 2021 - 3:50am
The 'guests' showed some dribbling skills before disappearing into the forest with the ball.
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Hong Kong: Activists jailed for joining banned Tiananmen vigil

September 15, 2021 - 3:15am
Nine activists are sentenced for joining a banned vigil last year commemorating the 1989 massacre.
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