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Manila floods: Massive city clean-up under way

August 13, 2018 - 2:09am
Heavy rains hit the Philippine capital at the weekend, leaving behind streets strewn with muddy rubbish.
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Deadly fire breaks out at Taiwan hospital

August 12, 2018 - 11:25pm
The fire broke out in a ward in a Taipei hospital in the early hours of the morning.
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Why Jakarta is one of the world's fastest-sinking megacities

August 12, 2018 - 7:58pm
Why Indonesia's capital Jakarta is one of the world's fastest-sinking megacities.
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Jakarta, the fastest-sinking city in the world

August 12, 2018 - 7:10pm
With frequent floods, sinking markets and engulfed homes, by 2050 parts of Jakarta will be underwater.
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British Asians more socially conservative than rest of UK, survey suggests

August 12, 2018 - 7:01pm
Less than half of respondents to the survey thought same-sex relationships were acceptable.
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Caspian Sea: Five countries sign deal to end dispute

August 12, 2018 - 3:54pm
Five countries agree to share the resource-rich Caspian Sea after more than two decades of dispute.
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Hippo bite kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

August 12, 2018 - 11:31am
The animal turned on the Chinese man after he got too close with his camera at Lake Naivasha.
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Taliban attack on Afghan city of Ghazni enters third day

August 12, 2018 - 10:37am
The government says Ghazni is not in danger of falling - but people inside give a different story.
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Indonesia plane crash: Boy, 12, survives Papua accident

August 12, 2018 - 3:45am
The boy was travelling with eight other people when the aircraft came down in Papua, Indonesia.
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South China Sea: 'Leave immediately and keep far off'

August 10, 2018 - 8:29pm
A BBC team flew over the disputed South China Sea islands in a US military plane.
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Manushi Chhillar is using her fame to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene

August 10, 2018 - 7:10pm
Manushi Chhillar is using her fame to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene
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China Uighurs: One million held in political camps, UN told

August 10, 2018 - 1:58pm
A million ethnic Uighurs may be being held in "re-education centres", a UN rights panel has heard.
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China mosque demolition sparks standoff in Ningxia

August 10, 2018 - 9:19am
Officials say the Weizhou mosque has no building permits, but worshippers are refusing to budge.
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Taliban attack strategic Afghan city of Ghazni

August 10, 2018 - 9:09am
Taliban militants sow terror on the streets of Ghazni, south of Kabul, in a major night-time attack.
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India Sikh wrestler quits international tournament over turban row

August 10, 2018 - 6:24am
The Indian wrestler was told that he cannot compete in international matches while wearing a turban.
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India MP shocks with Hitler costume protest in parliament

August 10, 2018 - 5:17am
Naramalli Sivaprasad said he was protesting against a "broken promise" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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North Korea lashes out at US diplomats over sanctions

August 10, 2018 - 3:15am
Pyongyang says the US is following an "outdated script" which blocks progress on denuclearisation.
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Japan's economy rebounds in the second quarter

August 10, 2018 - 3:06am
The economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the second quarter of the year, figures show.
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Australian MPs field sudden requests for Queen portraits

August 9, 2018 - 11:12pm
The recent increase in requests is overwhelmingly "tongue-in-cheek", lawmakers say.
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Chinese stamps hint at three-child policy

August 9, 2018 - 7:19pm
There is widespread speculation that China’s Year of the Pig stamps hint at a loosening of the two-child policy.
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