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Kerala lottery: Women sanitation workers hit India lottery jackpot

July 31, 2023 - 5:24pm
Eleven women from India's Kerala state win a 100m rupee ($1.2m) lottery after pooling their money.
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Gallium and germanium: What China’s new move in microchip war means for world

July 31, 2023 - 5:16pm
The world's second largest economy is putting controls on gallium and germanium exports.
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Space junk: India says object found in Australia is theirs

July 31, 2023 - 10:24am
India's space chief says it is up to Australia to decide what to do with the rocket debris.
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Storm Doksuri: Two dead as Beijing is battered by widespread flooding

July 31, 2023 - 9:01am
A red alert has been issued in China's capital, as an entire month's rainfall fell in just 40 hours.
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Jaipur-Mumbai train: India railway constable shoots four dead on train

July 31, 2023 - 7:39am
The man was arrested by the railway police and his motive is being investigated.
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Afghanistan: Taliban burn ‘immoral’ musical instruments

July 31, 2023 - 7:00am
The founder of Afghanistan’s National Institute of Music likened the move to "cultural genocide".
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Pakistan explosion: Eyewitness describes doomsday scenes

July 31, 2023 - 5:23am
The death toll is expected to rise as police look at the possibility of a suicide attack.
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China floods: Man rescued from overturned car

July 31, 2023 - 5:12am
The rescue was shown on Chinese state TV as devastating floods hit Hebei province.
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Women's World Cup: Euphoria in Philippines after historic campaign

July 31, 2023 - 1:47am
Filipinos cheer their new sports heroes as the team bows out of the tournament.
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Manipur: India's Supreme Court to hear plea by women in viral assault video

July 31, 2023 - 1:21am
The women, who were sexually assaulted by a mob, have asked for their identities to be protected.
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Australia army chopper crash: No hope for survivors, minister says

July 31, 2023 - 12:28am
Defence minister said significant wreckage found points to a catastrophic incident.
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China using families as 'hostages' to quash Uyghur dissent abroad

July 30, 2023 - 7:05pm
Refugees and activists tell the BBC intimidation tactics are tearing apart Uyghur communities overseas.
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At least 35 killed in Pakistan after explosion at Islamist political rally

July 30, 2023 - 11:43am
Police say they have found evidence of a suicide attack at a rally organised by an Islamist party.
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Italy joining China's Belt and Road Initiative was atrocious move, defence minister says

July 30, 2023 - 8:17am
Defence Minister Guido Crosetto says the Belt and Road scheme has not benefited his country.
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Why it's getting easier to be a single mum in China

July 29, 2023 - 6:30pm
How rule changes and financial independence is helping unmarried women to keep their babies.
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WeChat: Why does Elon Musk want X to emulate China's everything-app?

July 29, 2023 - 6:11pm
Musk is an admirer of Chinese mega-app WeChat, which combines messaging, social media, finances, dating, and more.
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Tiger populations grow in India and Bhutan

July 29, 2023 - 1:04pm
The news comes as the world continues to grapple with the loss of species linked to climate change.
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Nine killed in Thailand fireworks warehouse explosion

July 29, 2023 - 8:52am
At least 115 are seriously injured after blast in a market in Sungai Kolok, on the Malaysian border.
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Sudha Murty: Why her comment over spoons divided Indians

July 28, 2023 - 5:11pm
Sudha Murty's life has been under increased scrutiny since son-in-law Rishi Sunak became PM of Britain.
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Lee Meng-chu: Taiwan businessman accused of spying in China is freed

July 28, 2023 - 5:06pm
A Taiwanese businessman's ordeal in China has underscored escalating tensions.
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