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From Kabul and beyond, a year of Taliban rule in Afghanistan

Mon, 2022-08-15 07:50
Lyse Doucet reports from Afghanistan on what the Taliban's takeover has meant for its people.
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Marshall Islands: Covid-19 cases surge

Mon, 2022-08-15 06:32
Cases in the Marshall Islands have surged not long after the first community spread was confirmed.
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Mangrove forests: How 40 million Australian trees died of thirst

Mon, 2022-08-15 05:03
The mass loss of trees in 2015 provides important lessons for the future, scientists say.
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US Taiwan: Congress team follows Pelosi with second high-level visit in a month

Sun, 2022-08-14 21:47
The trip comes just 12 days after a controversial tour by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala: India's 'share market king' dies at 62

Sun, 2022-08-14 12:41
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was often called India's Warren Buffett for his ability to pick the right stocks,
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Independence Day: The Partition baggage young Indians and Pakistanis carry

Sun, 2022-08-14 12:14
Seventy five years later, young people on both sides of the border talk about how their history impacts them.
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Bangladesh fuel prices: 'I might start begging in the street'

Sun, 2022-08-14 08:20
Inflation and the Ukraine war lead to 50% jump in costs.
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Miriam Margolyes: 'I now look up to Australian bogans'

Sun, 2022-08-14 04:45
In a new TV show, Miriam Margolyes asks whether Australia is truly the land of the fabled 'fair go'.
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Taliban break up rare protest by Afghan women in Kabul

Sat, 2022-08-13 20:32
The militants fire into the air as women call for "work and freedom" after a year of Taliban rule.
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HIV medicines: India patients say hit by drugs shortage

Sat, 2022-08-13 07:39
India's health ministry denies supply disruptions, but activists allege a shortage of essential drugs.
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India independence to tsunami: Meet Indians named after historic events

Sat, 2022-08-13 07:38
The BBC met six Indians who were named after landmark events that unfolded during their birth.
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The Afghan cyclists who fled to pursue their Olympic dreams

Sat, 2022-08-13 07:02
Two sisters are among five women from Afghanistan's national cycling team now training in Italy.
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Singapore man jailed for murdering wife in UK hotel

Fri, 2022-08-12 20:13
Soong Hert Fong suffocated his wife of 28 years during their stay in Newcastle last December.
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Lee Jae-yong: Why South Korea just pardoned the Samsung 'prince'

Fri, 2022-08-12 10:29
Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted for bribery and embezzlement, has been granted a presidential pardon.
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Who is Sir Ganga Ram and why his legacy lives on in India and Pakistan?

Fri, 2022-08-12 07:50
Hospitals built by Sir Ganga Ram still exist in both countries but not much is known about him.
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Darlings: Bollywood's dark comedy on domestic violence wows India

Fri, 2022-08-12 07:44
Darlings, starring Alia Bhatt, is the story of a young couple in love - and violence and revenge.
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Why Hong Kong is seeking solace in Cantopop

Fri, 2022-08-12 07:42
Traumatised by political upheaval, Hong Kongers are reviving their interest in local pop music.
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The librarian who defied the Taliban

Fri, 2022-08-12 07:31
Wahida Amiri became one of the leading voices against the Taliban's assault on women's rights.
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High and low-tech ways to tackle India's water crisis

Fri, 2022-08-12 07:02
India's water situation requires a big investment in tech and many small projects on the ground.
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Japan dolphin: Two more swimmers bitten

Fri, 2022-08-12 00:24
It is the latest in a string of beach attacks this summer - all believed to involve the same creature.
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