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Ahmad Shah: Three convicted over BBC reporter's killing

January 3, 2019 - 10:17am
An Afghan tribunal sentences one man to death and two others to jail for involvement in Ahmad Shah's murder.
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What's behind China's space programme expansion

January 3, 2019 - 10:06am
China has successfully landed on the far side of the moon, but that is not the limit of its ambitions.
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Storm Pabuk: Tourists flee Thailand after weather warnings

January 3, 2019 - 8:31am
'Thousands' have fled as strong winds and heavy rain expected to batter popular holiday islands
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Olivia Newton-John dismisses death rumours in video message

January 3, 2019 - 7:28am
Grease star says "rumours of my death... greatly exaggerated" following reports she had weeks to live.
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North Korea ambassador to Italy 'disappears', says South

January 3, 2019 - 7:06am
South Korea's spy agency says that the top diplomat fled Pyongyang's Rome embassy with his wife.
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China Moon mission: Spacecraft is first to land on far side

January 3, 2019 - 4:11am
The Chang'e-4 is the first spacecraft to successfully land on the far side of the Moon.
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Apple's China warning 'deflects deeper problems' for firm

January 3, 2019 - 2:31am
The tech firm blames China for troubles but analysts say the sales warning highlights existing woes.
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Abby Sunderland: Yacht abandoned in 2010 record attempt found

January 3, 2019 - 2:09am
It was crippled in the Indian Ocean in 2010 during a record attempt by 16-year-old Abby Sunderland.
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Sabarimala: India state shut down after women enter temple

January 3, 2019 - 1:05am
The Sabarimala temple in India's Kerala state was always closed to women of "menstruating age".
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Church of Scientology stabbing: Man killed 'by teenager' in Sydney

January 3, 2019 - 12:42am
A teenager has been arrested after the man was stabbed to death and another was injured, say police.
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China's 'Jack the Ripper' Gao Chengyong executed for murders

January 2, 2019 - 10:48pm
Gao killed 11 girls and women between 1988 and 2002 - his youngest victim was only eight years old.
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Anak Krakatau volcano: Satellites get clear view of collapse

January 2, 2019 - 8:16pm
New images of Anak Krakatau, which erupted last month and caused a deadly tsunami, are revealed.
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Apple blames China as it cuts forecast

January 2, 2019 - 7:35pm
Apple boss Tim Cook says the firm 'did not foresee the magnitude of economic deceleration' in China.
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What it's like to work in an Indian 'rat-hole' mine

January 2, 2019 - 7:34pm
Abdul Alim, who used to work in a mine in which 15 men are now trapped, quit just days before the accident.
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Sabarimala: Women defy historic temple ban

January 2, 2019 - 3:54pm
Two Indian women made history by walking into a temple that for centuries had banned women of menstruating age.
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Cathay to honour fares slashed in error

January 2, 2019 - 11:34am
Cathay Pacific business class seats worth up to $16,000 were sold for as little as $675 return.
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Chang'e-4: China mission primed for landing on Moon's far side

January 2, 2019 - 7:36am
It is the first attempt to land robotic craft on the side of the Moon which never faces Earth.
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Australian police respond to spider death threats

January 2, 2019 - 7:04am
"Why don't you die?" a man with a "serious fear of spiders" was heard to shout by a passerby.
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Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says UK 'can learn lessons' from Singapore

January 2, 2019 - 6:20am
The foreign secretary says the city-state is an economic example but the UK has its own "social model".
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Sabarimala: Indian women make history by entering temple

January 2, 2019 - 1:48am
The Hindu temple in Kerala had previously been closed to women between the ages of 10 and 50.
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