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'Not gay' cricketer thanks fans for support

April 30, 2019 - 3:16am
James Faulkner says the support he has received from the LGBT community is "fantastic" - but it came after a misunderstanding.
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'Yeti footprints': Indian army mocked over claim

April 30, 2019 - 2:48am
Its claim to have discovered footprints of the 'mythical beast' prompts derision on social media.
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Japanese emperor: Akihito begins historic abdication

April 30, 2019 - 12:59am
Akihito, who says he is too old for the role, is the first Japanese emperor to stand down in 200 years.
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Australian Senate candidate Steve Dickson quits over strip club videos

April 30, 2019 - 12:05am
Footage showed aspiring Australian senator Steve Dickson groping women and making derogatory remarks.
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Trade war: What you need to know about US-China talks

April 29, 2019 - 10:35pm
Talks appear to be reaching the final stretch though both sides remain divided on several key issues.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Where else in the world have face coverings been banned?

April 29, 2019 - 7:24pm
Following the Sri Lankan ban, BBC Reality Check looks at other countries that have imposed either a partial or complete ban on face coverings
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Akihito the human emperor

April 29, 2019 - 7:08pm
Emperor Akihito will be remembered as the man who began the modernisation of Japan's Chrysanthemum Throne.
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India student leader 'a symbol of protest' against PM Modi

April 29, 2019 - 7:05pm
Kanhaiya Kumar has emerged as an outlier in an election being seen as a battle for India's identity.
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Indonesia floods: Dozens killed in floods

April 29, 2019 - 10:22am
Flooding caused by torrential rains has killed nearly 40 people and left thousands homeless in Sumatra.
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Indonesia's planning minister announces capital city move

April 29, 2019 - 8:41am
Jakarta, home to 10 million people, is sinking and has one of the world's worst traffic problems.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Face coverings banned after Easter bloodshed

April 29, 2019 - 5:36am
President Sirisena says the emergency measure is to ensure people can be easily identified.
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How one woman beat mining giants and saved rare snow leopards

April 29, 2019 - 5:16am
A woman from Mongolia has won the Goldman Environmental Prize after a campaign to stop mining firms destroying a critical habitat for snow leopards.
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The Wandering Earth and China's sci-fi heritage

April 28, 2019 - 7:39pm
As the blockbuster heads to Netflix, here are five classic films from China's rich sci-fi film history.
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Hanoi: A city of motorbikes and mopeds

April 28, 2019 - 7:17pm
Photographer Jon Enoch captures what could be the beginning of the end of moped culture in Hanoi.
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'I used to sell my packed lunch to my schoolmates'

April 28, 2019 - 7:06pm
How Sharan Pasricha used his entrepreneurialism to build a boutique hotel chain.
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Hong Kong: Thousands protest against China extradition law

April 28, 2019 - 10:59am
Under a proposed new law, suspects could be sent to mainland China for trial.
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Sri Lanka bombings: Faithful meet outside church

April 28, 2019 - 10:55am
One week after a string of deadly bombings, people gathered to worship outside of one of the buildings attacked on Easter Sunday.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Relatives of key suspect Zahran Hashim killed

April 28, 2019 - 10:47am
Police say the father and two brothers of the suspected Easter bombings mastermind died in a raid.
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Indonesia election: More than 270 election staff die counting votes

April 28, 2019 - 6:30am
Scores of election workers have died, mostly of fatigue-related illnesses, an official says.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Christians pray at home one week after bombings

April 28, 2019 - 5:55am
Church services in the country are cancelled, a week after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks.
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