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Scott Morrison: Australia PM faces backlash over 'blessed' disability remark

April 20, 2022 - 10:22pm
Scott Morrison has been criticised for saying he is "blessed" not to have children with disabilities.
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Working with assertive China a must - New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern

April 20, 2022 - 8:13pm
New Zealand's PM tells the BBC in an exclusive interview she'll work with China where possible.
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Struggling to survive in cash-starved Afghanistan

April 20, 2022 - 7:53pm
Eight months into Taliban rule, the economy and health services have been shattered as funding dries up.
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KGF 2, RRR, Pushpa: The southern Indian films winning on Bollywood's turf

April 20, 2022 - 7:45pm
The recent theatrical success of movies like KGF 2 and RRR has revived a debate on the "pan-Indian" film.
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Shanghai lockdown: Whole communities relocated in anti-Covid drive

April 20, 2022 - 7:21pm
One community faces relocation to quarantine facilities more than 100 miles (160km) away.
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The young rebels fighting for democracy

April 20, 2022 - 6:52pm
The BBC gained rare access to Myanmar's jungle training camps where protesters are turned into soldiers.
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Hot air balloon makes emergency landing onto Melbourne rooftops

April 20, 2022 - 10:12am
A man on board filmed as the balloon bounced over roofs and trees during an emergency landing.
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Solomon Islands: China deal in Pacific stokes Australian fears

April 20, 2022 - 2:47am
A controversial security deal between China and the Solomon Islands has sparked concern.
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Why Koreans could soon become a year younger

April 19, 2022 - 8:13pm
The new government has proposed getting rid of the country's age systems, but experts are divided.
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Shark Tank: India TV show proves entrepreneurship isn't just for rich

April 19, 2022 - 7:39pm
Shark Tank India featured 67 ideas on which investors spent more than 400m rupees.
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The Zomato and Swiggy riders risking their lives to deliver food

April 19, 2022 - 7:03pm
The BBC followed overworked delivery riders as they raced against time to take food to customers.
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Sri Lanka crisis: One killed after police fire at protest in Rambukkana

April 19, 2022 - 11:38am
Police use live rounds for the first time since protests erupted over a ruinous economic crisis.
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Kabul blasts kill six and wound 11 at boys' school

April 19, 2022 - 7:02am
Two blasts outside a high school in the Afghan capital killed at least six people and wounded 11.
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Sri Lanka set for 'series of defaults', says leading rating agency

April 19, 2022 - 12:54am
This week, Sri Lankan officials started talks with the International Monetary Fund over a bailout.
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Why women vote for India PM Narendra Modi's BJP

April 18, 2022 - 7:23pm
India's PM is an alpha male who leads a patriarchal party - so what's the appeal?
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Pakistan: Death sentences over killing of Sri Lankan accused of blasphemy

April 18, 2022 - 1:39pm
Dozens are also given jail terms for the lynching of a Sri Lankan man accused of insulting Islam.
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Wayne Quilliam: Photographing the diversity of Aboriginal Australia

April 18, 2022 - 12:18pm
Australia has hundreds of Indigenous groups - and Wayne Quilliam is hoping to photograph them all.
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Beleaguered Sri Lanka leader appoints new cabinet

April 18, 2022 - 5:26am
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa defies protesters' call for him to quit over a ruinous economic crisis.
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Jahangirpuri: Shock and anger in Delhi after religious violence

April 18, 2022 - 4:37am
Two days after the flare-up between Hindus and Muslims, the atmosphere was still tense in Jahangirpuri.
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Shanghai lockdown: China spending and employment hit

April 18, 2022 - 12:40am
Official figures also showed the world's second largest economy grew at a faster pace than expected.
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