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Mount Mayon volcano: Philippines fears violent eruption

January 22, 2018 - 7:38am
The Philippines raises its volcano alert after two weeks of increasing activity.
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Australia police in fresh search for missing Beaumont children

January 22, 2018 - 7:11am
An industrial site in an Adelaide suburb will be excavated in a bid to solve a 52-year-old case.
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Kim Dotcom sues New Zealand government for damages

January 22, 2018 - 7:01am
Kim Dotcom says New Zealand is liable for destruction to his business and property.
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Afghan Intercontinental Hotel attack: Death toll in Kabul reaches 22

January 22, 2018 - 6:58am
The Taliban, whose fighters also targeted the hotel in 2011, say they were behind the attack.
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Tokyo amusement park evacuated in missile drill

January 22, 2018 - 6:32am
Tokyo carries out an evacuation drill amidst fears of a missile attack from North Korea.
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Venice restaurant bill outrages Japanese tourists

January 22, 2018 - 6:16am
The city's mayor promises justice for four Japanese tourists charged €1,100 for a meal.
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'Airline poo' falls on India village causing confusion

January 22, 2018 - 4:58am
An official told the BBC some villagers thought the frozen ball was an "extra-terrestrial" object.
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Padmavat: Violence after India top court lifts ban on film

January 22, 2018 - 4:07am
Despite a decision by the Supreme Court, the film's release has prompted violence and protest.
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Vietnam jails most senior Communist Party official in decades

January 22, 2018 - 2:16am
Dinh La Thang is one of the most senior officials to ever go on trial in Vietnam.
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Great Barrier Reef: Australia unveils A$60m protection plan

January 22, 2018 - 1:03am
New measures will target coral-eating starfish and soil erosion on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress remembered at funeral

January 21, 2018 - 10:57pm
A funeral for the Home and Away actress hears she was a "rising star" who made her family proud.
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Sydney train passengers injured in crash

January 21, 2018 - 9:02pm
They were "very lucky" to escape with mostly minor injuries, authorities say.
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India woman fights family over 'low caste' husband's murder

January 21, 2018 - 7:24pm
Kausalya survived the attack that killed her husband and began a campaign against caste discrimination.
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The Malaysian region that became a hardware hub

January 21, 2018 - 7:02pm
The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.
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Kabul: Gunmen shot Intercontinental Hotel diners - eyewitness

January 21, 2018 - 10:08am
Foreigners at the Intercontinental Hotel were deliberately targeted, an eyewitness told the BBC.
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North Korea Moranbong girl band leader heads Olympic inspection team

January 21, 2018 - 7:30am
The team is on a landmark visit to inspect cultural venues for next month's Winter Olympics.
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Kabul: Afghan forces 'end Intercontinental Hotel siege'

January 21, 2018 - 4:32am
Some 160 people are rescued but at least six civilians die after gunmen attack a hotel, officials say.
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Why one man in Singapore was not allowed to adopt his child

January 20, 2018 - 8:41pm
The struggle of a gay father to legally adopt his son throws Singapore's conservative family law into the spotlight.
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Dark is divine: What colour are Indian gods and goddesses?

January 20, 2018 - 8:18pm
In a country obsessed with fairness, a new campaign portrays Hindu deities with dark skin.
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Kabul: Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel

January 20, 2018 - 4:24pm
At least four gunmen launched the attack on Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say.
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