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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into East Sea, says South

September 15, 2021 - 3:14am
It comes two days after North Korea tested a long-range cruise missile capable of hitting much of Japan.
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#MeToo: China court dismisses landmark sex harassment case

September 15, 2021 - 12:52am
It ruled there was insufficient evidence that a prominent TV host had sexually harassed his intern.
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When the Nazis sent scientists to the Himalayas

September 14, 2021 - 7:53pm
Heinrich Himmler sent a team of five Germans to Tibet in 1938 to pursue the Aryan race myth.
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Pakistan: How to cool Karachi as temperatures rise

September 14, 2021 - 7:00pm
In Karachi, Pakistan, one entrepreneur is on a mission to plant urban forests to cope with rising temperatures.
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Afghanistan: Taliban leaders in bust-up at presidential palace, sources say

September 14, 2021 - 2:46pm
Taliban officials say the group's co-founder left Kabul after an argument over the interim government.
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China's ambassador Zheng Zeguang banned from UK Parliament

September 14, 2021 - 2:22pm
A row erupts after Zheng Zeguang is told he is not welcome while sanctions against MPs are in place.
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Lasith Malinga: Sri Lanka bowler retires from T20 cricket to end career

September 14, 2021 - 10:05am
Lasith Malinga, the most successful bowler in Twenty20 international history, retires at the age of 38.
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Evergrande: Shares in cash-strapped China property giant plunge

September 14, 2021 - 4:36am
Evergrande has also seen a rare protest staged by investors at its headquarters in Shenzhen.
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China's latest Covid outbreak linked to primary school

September 14, 2021 - 12:26am
Reports suggest the outbreak could be linked to a student's father who returned from Singapore.
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World War Two: The forgotten Indian soldiers of Dunkirk

September 13, 2021 - 7:17pm
Some 300 Indian soldiers were evacuated from the coast of France during a pivotal moment in World War Two.
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Twenty years after 9/11, will al-Qaeda rise again?

September 13, 2021 - 7:16pm
Where is al-Qaeda 20 years after the 9/11 attacks - and could it re-emerge as a terror threat?
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China's coronavirus-fuelled surfing boom

September 13, 2021 - 7:10pm
Covid travel restrictions that have limited foreign travel have led to a boom in surfing in China.
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Megapod of feeding humpback whales 'so special'

September 13, 2021 - 6:18pm
A megapod of over 100 humpback whales has been filmed feeding off Australia's New South Wales coast.
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Afghan women hit back at Taliban with #DoNotTouchMyClothes campaign

September 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
Afghan women show off their traditional dress as black burqas spread under the Taliban.
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Afghanistan crisis: Taliban kill civilians in resistance stronghold

September 13, 2021 - 11:38am
The militants target civilians in Panjshir, the BBC finds, despite promises of restraint.
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Afghanistan: UN seeks millions in international aid

September 13, 2021 - 8:55am
It is seeking more than $600m (£434m) in aid following the Taliban takeover last month.
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Alibaba slides on report China plans to break up payment app

September 13, 2021 - 4:20am
Chinese regulators have been targeting Ant Group and other technology firms operating in the country.
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Bhupendra Patel: Why Gujarat chief ministers can't finish their term

September 13, 2021 - 3:46am
India's ruling BJP party replaced the last two chief ministers just months ahead of state elections.
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North Korea tests new long-range cruise missile

September 13, 2021 - 2:44am
It suggests the country is developing new weapons despite food shortages and an economic crisis.
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Raducanu: US Open champion celebrated in China for her heritage

September 13, 2021 - 12:49am
Many in China have been quick to point out the 18-year-old's half-Chinese heritage.
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