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China schools: 'Xi Jinping Thought' introduced into curriculum

August 25, 2021 - 2:52am
The education ministry says the guidelines will help establish Marxist belief in the country's youth.
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Afghanistan: 'The sooner we finish, the better,' says Joe Biden

August 25, 2021 - 12:10am
The US president says US troops are on track to end evacuations by a 31 August deadline.
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Afghanistan: World Bank halts aid after Taliban takeover

August 24, 2021 - 11:39pm
The announcement comes after the International Monetary Fund halted aid to Afghanistan last week.
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Afghanistan: The 'exhaustion' of following the conflict from the UK

August 24, 2021 - 7:40pm
Ayesha, who lives in Britain, explains the mental and physical toll of following news from home.
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Tokyo 2020: The Games with a record number of LGBTQ athletes

August 24, 2021 - 7:27pm
As the Paralympics get under way, athletes reflect on how much more inclusive the Games have become.
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Tokyo Paralympics: The lowdown on being disabled in Japan

August 24, 2021 - 7:22pm
From moon riders to job quotas, three residents give the lowdown on being disabled in Japan.
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Bilal Sarwary: 'In the city I loved, suddenly nowhere was safe'

August 24, 2021 - 3:21pm
Journalist Bilal Sarwary saw the Taliban toppled in 2001 and his country reborn. So how does he feel now?
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Kamala Harris trip delayed over possible 'Havana syndrome' case

August 24, 2021 - 2:12pm
A "possible anomalous health incident" in Hanoi delayed the US vice-president's flight to Vietnam.
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Afghanistan: Taliban tell working women to stay at home

August 24, 2021 - 11:24am
Women are not to go to work until procedures are in place to ensure their safety, a spokesman says.
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Paralympics begin with powerful opening ceremony

August 24, 2021 - 10:29am
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are officially under way after a powerful opening ceremony.
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Afghanistan: Secret Kabul talks between CIA and Taliban - US media

August 24, 2021 - 10:27am
The secret meeting came ahead of a deadline for US troops to leave Afghanistan on 31 August.
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How Afghanistan rattled Asia and emboldened China

August 24, 2021 - 3:14am
US VP Kamala Harris tries to reassure Asian allies, as many ask: can they still trust America?
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Didi: China ride-hailing giant halts plan to launch in UK

August 24, 2021 - 1:27am
It comes as Chinese firms face scrutiny by Western nations and as Beijing cracks down on data privacy.
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US VP Kamala Harris criticises Beijing intimidation in South China Sea

August 24, 2021 - 12:45am
She is currently on a tour of the region as the US aims to reaffirm its commitment to the region.
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VR helps Indians and Pakistanis visit their lost homes

August 23, 2021 - 7:02pm
Indians and Pakistanis who fled their homes during partition can now revisit their childhood - virtually.
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Afghanistan: US aims to complete evacuations by deadline

August 23, 2021 - 3:51pm
Allies step up calls to extend a 31 August withdrawal, but the Taliban insist this will violate a deal.
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Tokyo Paralympics: A 'different' Games but Paralympians still hope to shine

August 23, 2021 - 12:59pm
The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympics takes place on Tuesday with the Japanese capital still facing Covid-19 challenges.
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Afghanistan: People at Kabul airport flee Taliban with just a suitcase

August 23, 2021 - 3:55am
Afghans waiting at Kabul airport tell the BBC of their pain at fleeing the country they love.
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The controversy over India caste census explained

August 23, 2021 - 3:44am
Political parties are sharply divided over counting the population of the country by caste.
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Chip giant's IPO hit by Beijing crackdown on business

August 23, 2021 - 2:05am
The share listing of BYD Semiconductor has been suspended due to a regulatory investigation.
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