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Store lifts ban on 'pillow fort' boy, 12

8 hours 23 min ago
A New Zealand store had banned the boy for two years but his family say he was "just being a kid".
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India rape: Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child's case

10 hours 38 min ago
The search for a second suspect began when the baby's DNA did not match that of another uncle in jail.
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Khalid Latif: Pakistan batsman banned for five years after spot-fixing inquiry

11 hours 31 min ago
Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif is banned from cricket for five years for his part in a spot-fixing ring.
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First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement

13 hours 8 min ago
About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.
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US and South Korea rehearse for 'land battle'

13 hours 45 min ago
South Korean and US troops have been holding military drills close to the North Korea border.
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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

13 hours 56 min ago
A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.
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Singapore baggage handler 'swapped hundreds of tags'

14 hours 5 min ago
The Singaporean has been charged over the alleged mischief but his motivations are still not known.
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Suu Kyi Rohingya speech criticised by global leaders

14 hours 57 min ago
Myanmar's de facto leader faces growing pressure for not addressing allegations of ethnic cleansing.
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Apocalyptic threats

September 19, 2017 - 8:28pm
The US president's uncompromising language causes a stir in the hallowed hall of diplomacy.
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'Abandoned wives'

September 19, 2017 - 8:15pm
Photographer Deepti Asthana documents the lives of a family of fisherwomen whose husbands deserted them.
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Myanmar to Bangladesh: Tracing a family who fled their Rohingya home

September 19, 2017 - 7:38pm
After witnessing a village burned in Myanmar, the BBC finds some former residents now in Bangladesh.
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Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself

September 19, 2017 - 3:50pm
The US president condemns "rogue nations" in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly.
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UK suspends aid for Myanmar military

September 19, 2017 - 1:39pm
Financial assistance is suspended in the light of "ongoing violence" in the country's Rakhine state.
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'Stardust' poll

September 19, 2017 - 12:25pm
Will being "someone different" see Labour's young new leader oust the New Zealand Nationals?
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'We're not bridesmaids,' insist identically dressed guests

September 19, 2017 - 9:59am
Six friends could only see the funny side when they turned up to a wedding in identical outfits
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BBC reporter tries to question Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

September 19, 2017 - 8:56am
The BBC's Jonah Fisher tries to question Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis.
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The ultimate away match?

September 19, 2017 - 8:02am
Bengaluru FC's ex-Australia midfielder Erik Paartalu tells BBC Sport about "stepping into the unknown" for the ultimate away match in North Korea.
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Are Suu Kyi's Rakhine claims correct?

September 19, 2017 - 8:02am
Claims by Myanmar's de facto leader are checked by the BBC's correspondent, who has covered the crisis from both sides of the border.
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Donald Trump to call for more pressure on N Korea in first UN speech

September 19, 2017 - 7:08am
The US president will also criticise Venezuela, Iran and Islamist militants, officials say.
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Will 'Philippine McDonald's' swallow Pret?

September 19, 2017 - 5:38am
Philippine fast food chain Jollibee does not rule out bid for upmarket UK sandwich firm Pret a Manger.
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