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China Covid: Area around world's biggest iPhone plant locked down

November 2, 2022 - 2:20am
The move may have an impact on production of the new iPhone 14, which is made at Foxconn's factory.
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Taronga Zoo: Five lions escape exhibit at Sydney zoo

November 2, 2022 - 12:21am
The zoo was put in lockdown and one animal had to be tranquillised during the brief emergency.
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N Korea fires missile across maritime border for first time

November 2, 2022 - 12:01am
South Korea has responded to the North's latest test by launching three missiles of its own.
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Morbi bridge collapse: How a tourist spot became a bridge of death

November 1, 2022 - 8:01pm
One of India's worst disasters for years left 135 people dead - how did it happen?
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Itaewon crush: First emergency call came hours before crush

November 1, 2022 - 9:10am
Police and local officials did almost nothing to stop a huge, unmanageable crowd from gathering.
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Morbi bridge collapse: India PM Modi to visit site

November 1, 2022 - 5:43am
PM Narendra Modi is set to visit Morbi, the site of a bridge collapse that has killed over a hundred people.
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Tokyo begins issuing same-sex couples partnership certificates

November 1, 2022 - 5:20am
The move falls short of offering full marriage equality, but activists see it as a hopeful step.
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Itaewon crush: South Korea police admit response was inadequate

November 1, 2022 - 3:55am
It is the first acknowledgement of fault from officials after the incident that killed 155 people.
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Itaewon crush: Five friends went out for Halloween; only two came home

November 1, 2022 - 12:38am
Seoul's funeral homes are now filled with the bodies of young people and their heartbroken parents.
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Bollywood: The trans icon played by a non-trans star

October 31, 2022 - 8:02pm
A non-trans Bollywood star is to play India's trans icon - while trans actresses continue to wait for a leading role.
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Morbi bridge collapse: The brothers who died in Sunday's disaster

October 31, 2022 - 5:26pm
Chirag, Dharmik, and Chetan were on the bridge in Morbi when it collapsed into the river.
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How Australia is seeing a 'big shift' on plastic waste

October 31, 2022 - 12:57pm
The country is changing its relationship with plastic after decades of neglect, experts say.
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South Korea Halloween crush: Who were the victims?

October 31, 2022 - 10:39am
The stories of some of the victims who died in Saturday's tragic Halloween crush in South Korea.
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Morbi bridge collapse: Hopes fade for survivors in Gujarat tragedy

October 31, 2022 - 8:01am
At least 141 people have died after a bridge in Gujarat state collapsed on Sunday.
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Shanghai Disney: Visitors unable to leave without negative Covid test as park shuts

October 31, 2022 - 6:44am
Rides are continuing to operate for those trapped inside The Happiest Place on Earth.
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Itaewon crush: Shock and anger as Seoul grieves for its young

October 31, 2022 - 6:31am
Sorrow, bewilderment and questions follow one of the worst tragedies in South Korea's recent history.
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Morbi bridge collapse: Gujarat witnesses describe scene of tragedy

October 31, 2022 - 3:58am
People who were at the scene when a bridge in India's Gujarat state collapsed told the BBC what they saw.
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Indonesia syrup deaths: Parents demand accountability as toll rises

October 30, 2022 - 6:55pm
Distraught parents demand answers after at least 157 children died from acute kidney injury.
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Telangana’s ambitious palm oil strategy to help India reduce import

October 30, 2022 - 6:52pm
The Telangana state government is investing heavily in the crop, but experts remain sceptical.
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India bridge collapse: Hundreds plunged into river and dozens killed in Gujarat

October 30, 2022 - 3:58pm
The suspension bridge collapse in Gujarat kills at least 78 people as hundreds are thrown into a river.
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