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China resort lockdown: Escaping to Sanya only to face fresh curbs

13 hours 47 min ago
Many in Sanya had arrived hoping for relief from strict Covid-control measures in bigger cities.
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China-Taiwan: Beijing conducts new military drills near island

20 hours 28 min ago
The drills were due to end on Sunday but a statement said sea and air exercises were continuing.
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Hong Kong cuts Covid hotel quarantine to three days

23 hours 26 min ago
Hotel quarantine is to be followed by four days of "medical surveillance" at home or any hotel.
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The rise and rise of anti-Muslim hate music in India

August 7, 2022 - 7:54pm
India is seeing the mushrooming of nationalistic music videos that demonise the Muslim community.
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The newborns fighting for survival in Afghanistan

August 7, 2022 - 7:00pm
The BBC visits a maternity ward where mothers are forced to share beds and have no access to pain relief.
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China to run new drills in Yellow and Bohai seas - Chinese authorities

August 7, 2022 - 9:59am
The moves follow China's largest ever military drills around Taiwan in the past four days.
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Sanya: Covid lockdown strands tourists on 'China's Hawaii'

August 7, 2022 - 6:47am
Over 80,000 tourists in the resort known as "China's Hawaii" face new restrictions and cancelled flights.
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Commonwealth Games: How climate change is changing life around the world

August 7, 2022 - 1:17am
Climate change is here. But it is also everywhere. Three Commonwealth athletes explain how it is changing their sport and homes.
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Hamida Banu: Missing India woman found in Pakistan 'can't wait to go home'

August 6, 2022 - 8:08pm
Hamida Banu had been trafficked to Pakistan 20 years ago by an agent promising her a job in Dubai.
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Taiwan: US hits out at 'irresponsible' China amid attack rehearsal claims

August 6, 2022 - 5:24pm
The US has accused Beijing of "provocative" actions after Taiwan said China rehearsed an attack.
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Laal Singh Chaddha to Raksha Bandhan: 'Struggling' Bollywood's online hate problem

August 5, 2022 - 7:42pm
Many Bollywood stars have been facing incessant trolling, but does it affect how their films perform?
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Partition: My journey to the ‘place no-one spoke of’

August 5, 2022 - 7:34pm
Sparsh's family fled in terror 75 years ago - it wasn't spoken about until his grandfather agreed to talk.
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Taiwan tensions: China halts co-operation with US on key issues

August 5, 2022 - 3:08pm
Beijing has reacted angrily after senior US Democrat Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan earlier this week.
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Covid-19: North Korea claims to have recovered from outbreak

August 5, 2022 - 7:33am
There is widespread scepticism over North Korea's claim to have the world's lowest Covid death rate.
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China-Taiwan: Joseph Wu defends US Speaker Pelosi's visit

August 5, 2022 - 6:57am
Joseph Wu tells the BBC he will continue inviting leaders to Taipei, as China sanctions Nancy Pelosi.
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Thailand nightclub fire kills at least 13 and injures dozens

August 5, 2022 - 2:22am
Video footage showed people fleeing the club screaming, some with their clothes alight.
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India's 'most wanted' who acted in 28 films and hid for 30 years

August 4, 2022 - 7:54pm
The case went cold after the man disappeared following a botched robbery and murder in 1992.
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China fires missiles near Taiwan after Pelosi visit

August 4, 2022 - 11:43am
Taiwan and Japan say Chinese missiles land in their seas with Beijing angered by the visit.
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Taiwan tensions: China condemns 'manic' visit as Pelosi continues tour

August 4, 2022 - 8:41am
"Manic, irresponsible and irrational": China's foreign minister reacts to Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit.
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The view from Taiwan: 'We've had this for 70 years'

August 4, 2022 - 6:42am
"They're a bunch of gangsters," says one man fishing on the dockside, as Chinese missiles fly nearby.
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