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Putin taunts West as North Korean trip confirmed

June 17, 2024 - 7:50am
Russia's president is due to meet Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, his first visit to North Korea since 2000.
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Chinese officials appear to block freed journalist

June 17, 2024 - 3:56am
The Australian reporter - jailed in China for three years - was attending a bilateral event in Canberra.
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Chinese officials appear to block freed journalist

June 17, 2024 - 3:56am
The Australian reporter - jailed in China for three years - was attending a bilateral event in Canberra.
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Putin taunts West as speculation over North Korea visit ramps up

June 17, 2024 - 1:00am
Russia's president is due to meet Kim Jong Un next week, his first visit to North Korea since 2000.
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Singapore races to clean up beaches after oil spill

June 17, 2024 - 12:12am
About 400 tonnes of oil has washed onto the city-state's southern shores after a shipping crash.
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Singapore races to clean up beaches after oil spill

June 17, 2024 - 12:12am
About 400 tonnes of oil has washed onto the city-state's southern shores after a shipping crash.
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Susannah's grandad ran Bengal when famine killed millions

June 15, 2024 - 7:10pm
She is only just learning about Sir John Herbert's significant role in the catastrophe.
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Susannah's grandad ran Bengal when famine killed millions

June 15, 2024 - 7:10pm
She is only just learning about Sir John Herbert's significant role in the catastrophe.
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Naked, alone and living on dog food – all for a TV show that gripped a nation

June 14, 2024 - 8:01pm
A new documentary revisits the "sadistic" 1990s reality show which preceded Big Brother.
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Naked, alone and living on dog food – all for a TV show that gripped a nation

June 14, 2024 - 8:01pm
A new documentary revisits the "sadistic" 1990s reality show which preceded Big Brother.
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What happened to the women who took on the Taliban?

June 14, 2024 - 5:59pm
Afghan women tell the BBC they were beaten and tortured for protesting against the Taliban.
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What happened to the women who took on the Taliban?

June 14, 2024 - 5:59pm
Afghan women tell the BBC they were beaten and tortured for protesting against the Taliban.
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What happened to the women who took on the Taliban?

June 14, 2024 - 5:59pm
Afghan women tell the BBC they were beaten and tortured for protesting against the Taliban.
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Japanese band pulls music video with ape-like natives

June 14, 2024 - 4:00am
The video included scenes that depicted Christopher Columbus with ape-like men.
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Japanese band pulls music video with ape-like natives

June 14, 2024 - 4:00am
The video included scenes that depicted Christopher Columbus with ape-like men.
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Chinese #MeToo journalist jailed for five years

June 14, 2024 - 2:19am
Sophia Huang Xueqin had been one of the main #MeToo voices in China when she was arrested in 2021.
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Chinese #MeToo journalist jailed for five years

June 14, 2024 - 2:19am
Sophia Huang Xueqin had been one of the main #MeToo voices in China when she was arrested in 2021.
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Rare twin elephants born in Thailand 'miracle'

June 13, 2024 - 11:41pm
The birth of the second calf, a female, has surprised even her own mum.
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Rare twin elephants born in Thailand 'miracle'

June 13, 2024 - 11:41pm
The birth of the second calf, a female, has surprised even her own mum.
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'Only elegant women allowed': S Korea gym draws flak for sign

June 13, 2024 - 8:19pm
The gym owner defended the move, claiming his company had "suffered damages" because of ajummas.
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