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Why North Korea keeps launching missiles

September 12, 2021 - 9:05pm
North Korea keeps testing missiles despite international condemnation. Why does Pyongyang persist?
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India appointed three top women judges. Is it too early to celebrate?

September 12, 2021 - 7:55pm
Appointment of three women to India's Supreme Court is being hailed as a "historic moment".
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Afghanistan: Taliban announce new rules for female students

September 12, 2021 - 4:44pm
Students will be segregated by gender and have to observe a dress code.
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Why is there a food emergency in Sri Lanka?

September 11, 2021 - 7:30pm
With a weak economy and worsening Covid-19 situation, a food emergency has been declared in the country.
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Air India Express: Deadly plane crash blamed on human error

September 11, 2021 - 2:23pm
Failure to follow procedures contributed to last year's crash at Calicut airport, investigators say.
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Afghanistan: BBC catches up with Afghan journalist who fled Kabul

September 10, 2021 - 7:11pm
Wahida Faizi spoke to a reporter in August saying she feared the Taliban would kill her for her work.
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Afghanistan: UN condemns Taliban's brutal crackdown on protests

September 10, 2021 - 3:38pm
The United Nations says the Taliban used live ammunition, batons and whips on protesters, killing four.
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Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil organisers charged under national security law

September 10, 2021 - 1:10pm
Three members of a pro-democracy group appeared in court on Friday charged with subversion.
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US Biden and China's Xi hold first call in seven months

September 10, 2021 - 1:17am
The two agree competition must not "veer into conflict" in their second call since Biden took office.
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Crazy love: Behind China's crackdown on K-pop and other fan clubs

September 9, 2021 - 7:40pm
Chinese authorities have made it clear that they are not tolerant of overzealous celebrity fans.
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Hong Kong: Police raid Tiananmen Square museum

September 9, 2021 - 1:47pm
The raid comes a day after four members of the group that ran the venue were arrested.
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Japan withdraw as Club World Cup hosts

September 9, 2021 - 12:12pm
Japan pulls out of hosting the Club World Cup in December because of Covid-19 restrictions in the country.
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Afghan robotics team: Inspirational women begin new chapter

September 9, 2021 - 10:11am
The BBC speaks to the women's robotics team about their ordeal trying to leave Afghanistan.
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Afghanistan: First Kabul airlift expected since US pull-out

September 9, 2021 - 9:21am
Some 200 people, including US citizens, are expected to be flown out of Kabul, sources say.
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Australia may cancel Afghanistan Test if women banned

September 9, 2021 - 3:14am
Cricket Australia (CA) will cancel its men's Test match with Afghanistan if reports that the women's team cannot play under Taliban rule are true.
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North Korea: Military parade features hazmat suits, gas masks

September 9, 2021 - 12:37am
Their inclusion may be a sign that a special force was created to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
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Ashraf Ghani: 'I apologise that I could not make it end differently'

September 9, 2021 - 12:16am
Ashraf Ghani, who has sought refuge in the UAE, says he left Kabul to avoid "horrific" violence.
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Covid: Sydney reveals plan to end months-long lockdown

September 8, 2021 - 11:57pm
Australia's biggest city is likely to exit lockdown from next month, provided vaccinations continue.
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China offers $31m in emergency aid to Afghanistan

September 8, 2021 - 11:25pm
Taliban officials had earlier described China as Afghanistan's most important partner.
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Afghanistan: Women beaten for demanding their rights

September 8, 2021 - 4:44pm
Women in Afghanistan demanding their rights say they have been beaten by the Taliban.
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