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Malkhan Singh: The surrender of India's bandit king

2 hours 25 min ago
Forty years ago, a photographer spent a week following India's dreaded "bandit king" Malkhan Singh.
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Ros Atkins on... India's climate challenge

2 hours 46 min ago
A look at how India is trying to balance banishing poverty with meeting its climate commitments.
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US revokes licence of top Chinese telecoms company

9 hours 9 min ago
Washington has banned China Telecom from operating in America, citing "national security concerns".
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Japan's Princess Mako: The woman who gave up royal status to marry

15 hours 23 min ago
Japan's Princess Mako has finally married her college sweetheart, thus losing her royal status.
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Japan's Princess Mako finally marries commoner boyfriend Kei Komuro

19 hours 2 min ago
She will lose her royal status and has declined a $1.3m payment for leaving the family.
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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong convicted and fined on drug charges

20 hours 40 min ago
He had taken propofol, a sedative used in anaesthesia, dozens of times in recent years.
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Climate change: Australia pledges to reach net zero emissions by 2050

October 25, 2021 - 9:14pm
Long seen as a climate laggard, Australia is still controversially resisting new shorter-term goals.
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Fleeing Afghanistan: 'Women are imprisoned, while the criminals are free'

October 25, 2021 - 8:08pm
When Afghanistan fell, hundreds of female judges went into hiding. After months living in fear, 26 have escaped.
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Can Lego help save Singapore's coral reefs?

October 25, 2021 - 7:10pm
Scientists in Singapore are using the popular building block in an effort to rejuvenate its reefs.
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Afghan baby girl sold for $500 by starving family

October 25, 2021 - 7:09am
The BBC’s Yogita Limaye witnesses first-hand the extreme poverty engulfing millions in Afghanistan.
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Amnesty to close Hong Kong offices over National Security Law

October 25, 2021 - 5:30am
The human rights organisation says its staff are under threat from the city's national security law.
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Afghanistan facing desperate food crisis, UN warns

October 25, 2021 - 3:30am
The UN World Food Programme says half the population now faces acute food insecurity.
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China president Xi Jinping marks 50th anniversary at UN

October 25, 2021 - 1:54am
Taiwan lost its seat at the UN after China gained membership in 1971.
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China postpones Beijing marathon due to Covid surge

October 24, 2021 - 11:31pm
Around 30,000 people were expected to take part in the marathon on October 31.
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The bumpy road to India's electric car revolution

October 24, 2021 - 8:02pm
New investments and incentives are making electric vehicles more viable. But is India ready for the change?
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How China’s past shapes Xi's thinking - and his view of the world

October 24, 2021 - 7:59pm
Heightened tensions with Taiwan has the world wondering where President Xi Jinping sees China on the world stage.
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Inside the Indonesian cave where oldest animal art was found

October 24, 2021 - 7:02pm
The BBC is given rare access to film the 45,500-year-old images found on an Indonesian island.
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T20 World Cup: Pakistan fans, players & pundits reflect on end of '29 years of hurt'

October 24, 2021 - 4:30pm
Fans, pundits and players reflect on Pakistan's victory over India at the Men's T20 World Cup that ended "29 years of hurt".
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T20 World Cup: Pakistan hammer India by 10 wickets to claim famous win

October 24, 2021 - 2:03pm
Pakistan hammer India by 10 wickets to claim a famous win over their great rivals at the Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai.
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Fears of new arms race after Chinese missile test

October 23, 2021 - 7:17pm
China's firing of a new nuclear-capable missile carried on a glider has raised questions about a US response.
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