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Afghanistan: Taliban accused of killing pregnant police officer

September 5, 2021 - 1:54pm
The killing comes amid increasing reports of escalating repression of women in Afghanistan.
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India farmers' protests: Tens of thousands join rally in Uttar Pradesh

September 5, 2021 - 10:51am
A vast crowd of protesters, some riding on tractors, rallied in Uttar Pradesh state.
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US Open: World number one Ashleigh Barty stunned by Shelby Rogers in third round

September 5, 2021 - 1:27am
World number one Ashleigh Barty falls in the US Open third round after Shelby Rogers produced a superb comeback in front of a raucous New York crowd.
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Afghanistan: Life for those left behind

September 4, 2021 - 7:58pm
People around the country tell the BBC they have lost basic freedoms and are struggling to survive.
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Afghanistan: Taliban break up women's rights protest in Kabul

September 4, 2021 - 5:02pm
The women say the Taliban used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse the latest such protest.
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New Zealand cinema worker left red-faced after voicemail blooper

September 4, 2021 - 4:06pm
A cinema employee in New Zealand went viral on TikTok with his attempt to leave a voicemail recording.
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Afghanistan: Former vice-president tells BBC he's in Panjshir Valley

September 4, 2021 - 7:45am
Amrullah Saleh, in the Panjshir Valley, tells the BBC that fighters face a "difficult" situation.
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New Zealand supermarket stabbing: Government to toughen anti-terror laws

September 4, 2021 - 3:12am
Seven people were injured, three critically, in Auckland by a known supporter of Islamic State.
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US Open: Naomi Osaka's title defence ended by teenager Leylah Fernandez

September 3, 2021 - 10:46pm
Naomi Osaka's US Open title defence is over as she falls in the third round to a stunning performance by Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez.
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Beijing 2022: China readies for Winter Olympics as pressure grows

September 3, 2021 - 7:07pm
The upcoming Games are already proving controversial with calls for a boycott growing.
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Afghanistan: What rise of Taliban means for Pakistan

September 3, 2021 - 6:29pm
Some Western powers hope that Pakistan could play a role as a mediator with the new Taliban government.
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Afghanistan: Fate of Panjshir Valley in balance amid heavy fighting

September 3, 2021 - 5:31pm
Reports of heavy fighting continue in Panjshir Valley, as both sides claim to have the upper hand.
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Afghanistan: Taliban says it will 'raise voice for Kashmir Muslims'

September 3, 2021 - 11:02am
A spokesman for the group tells the BBC it plans to support Muslims in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Why has Australia switched tack on Covid zero?

September 3, 2021 - 10:50am
Australia is racing to vaccinate its population ahead of a huge shift in its pandemic strategy.
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'We must continue': In Kabul, Afghans adjust to a new and uncertain fate

September 3, 2021 - 10:34am
Lyse Doucet takes the temperature on the streets of the Afghan capital as the Taliban tighten their grip.
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Covid: Australia to get Pfizer doses from UK in vaccine swap

September 3, 2021 - 5:47am
The UK will send four million Pfizer doses now to help Australia exit lockdowns, Canberra says.
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NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's response to Auckland terror attack

September 3, 2021 - 2:06am
Jacinda Ardern says a stabbing attack in Auckland was carried out by a person who was a "known threat".
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New Zealand PM Ardern says supermarket stabbing was 'terrorist attack'

September 3, 2021 - 1:49am
Videos online show panicked shoppers running out of the Countdown supermarket at LynnMall.
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Study links air pollution with obesity and asthma among children

September 3, 2021 - 1:11am
The study advises urgent action to control air pollution in cities like Delhi.
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North Korea: Kim Jong-un asks officials to tackle food shortage

September 3, 2021 - 12:36am
The country's economy has been battered by sanctions and restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid.
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