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Women's World Cup: Australia 'disappointed' but will reflect on 'inspiring' campaign

August 16, 2023 - 11:42am
Australia's World Cup semi-final loss to England was "disappointing", but the Matildas have won over a nation.
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England beat Australia to reach Women's World Cup final

August 16, 2023 - 9:39am
England spoil co-hosts Australia's party by booking their place in the Women's World Cup final for the first time on a historic night in Sydney.
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Women's World Cup 2023: 'Football fever has taken over New Zealand'

August 16, 2023 - 4:55am
After the curtain comes down on the Fifa Women's World Cup in New Zealand, what does the future of women's football look like in the country?
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VinFast: Vietnam EV maker valued at more than Ford or GM

August 15, 2023 - 11:29pm
The share sale on the Nasdaq values VinFast at $85bn compared to Ford's $48bn and GM's $46bn.
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Afghan women escape for a chance at education

August 15, 2023 - 7:46pm
More than 450 women from Afghanistan have escaped the country to study abroad.
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Travis King: North Korea says US soldier blamed discrimination

August 15, 2023 - 7:21pm
Travis King, 23, dashed across the border from South Korea on 18 July while on a guided tour.
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How undercover sting outwitted pangolin traffickers

August 15, 2023 - 7:17pm
How charity investigators went undercover to outwit a global wildlife trafficking gang.
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Jakarta: Living with asthma in the world's most polluted city

August 15, 2023 - 5:05pm
People with respiratory conditions are being advised by doctors to leave Indonesia's capital for their health.
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Plane fault scuppers German foreign minister's Sydney trip

August 15, 2023 - 12:58pm
Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock cancels a tour after wing flap problems on her government jet.
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Matildas mania sweeps Australia ahead of England semi-final

August 15, 2023 - 12:15pm
The team's never-say-die attitude has captured a nation long known for its love of an underdog story.
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Independence Day: PM Modi says India stands with Manipur

August 15, 2023 - 1:53am
In his address to the nation, PM Narendra Modi talked about the economy and India's growing population.
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China halts youth jobless data as economy falters

August 15, 2023 - 12:45am
The country's central bank also unexpectedly cut key interest rates as it tries to boost the economy.
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Japan economy gets major boost from weak currency

August 14, 2023 - 10:07pm
The weakness of the yen has helped Japanese exporters as it makes their products cheaper overseas.
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Afghanistan refugees being let down by UK, says think tank

August 14, 2023 - 7:26pm
More In Common says lessons need to be learned, on the two-year anniversary of the fall of Kabul.
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Five key moments in the crushing of Afghan women's rights

August 14, 2023 - 7:14pm
Over two years, the BBC has documented women's fear, grief and resolve as their lives are supressed.
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Burning mangrove trees for a living: 'I'd quit tomorrow if I could'

August 14, 2023 - 5:05pm
Indonesia's mangrove forests are being felled to make charcoal - locals say they have to make a living.
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Back to the future for India's rice farmers

August 14, 2023 - 5:02pm
India, the world's biggest rice exporter, is turning to old varieties and new farming techniques.
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Data protection bill: Will India's hard-won information law get weaker?

August 14, 2023 - 5:00pm
A crucial new law will make it hard to use the landmark right to information legislation, activists say.
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Himachal Pradesh: More than 20 dead as heavy rains hit Indian state

August 14, 2023 - 7:25am
Torrential rains have led to landslides, cloudbursts and heavy flooding in Himachal Pradesh state.
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Lakhimpur case: Life in jail for India sisters' rape and hanging

August 14, 2023 - 6:38am
The teenaged girls were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur district in September last year.
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