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Pakistan floods: 'I lost my home - my baby could be next'

September 19, 2022 - 7:45pm
Thousands of displaced families in Pakistan are now threatened by diseases like dengue and malaria.
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Japan storm: Nine million people told to evacuate as super typhoon Nanmadol hits

September 19, 2022 - 6:08am
Nanmadol is one of the worst typhoons to strike Japan, with flooding and landslides expected.
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Mark Frerichs: US hostage swapped for Afghan leader linked to Taliban

September 19, 2022 - 5:50am
Mark Frerichs, a US navy veteran working as an engineer, was taken in Afghanistan in 2020.
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Taiwan earthquake: Trains derailed and buildings collapse as island shakes

September 19, 2022 - 1:26am
At least one person has died and 146 were injured as earthquakes rattle the island.
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Chinese official warns against touching foreigners after monkeypox case

September 19, 2022 - 12:06am
Chief epidemiologist Wu Zunyou issued the warning a day after China recorded its first monkeypox case.
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Biden again says US would defend Taiwan if China attacks

September 18, 2022 - 10:42pm
The US president says troops would defend the island, but the White House downplays the comments.
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Pakistan floods put pressure on faltering economy

September 18, 2022 - 9:33pm
The South Asian nation was already grappling with high prices, low foreign reserves and high debt levels.
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Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border fighting claimed nearly 100 lives

September 18, 2022 - 7:27pm
Clashes along the two Central Asian countries' disputed border were the deadliest seen in years.
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China Covid: Quarantine bus crash kills 27 and injures 20

September 18, 2022 - 10:37am
The bus overturns on the way to an isolation facility, causing anger over China's zero-Covid policy.
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Japan storm: Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Nanmadol approaches

September 17, 2022 - 9:29am
Hundreds of thousands of people are urged to evacuate their homes ahead of Typhoon Nanmadol.
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Cheetah: World's fastest cat returns to India after 70 years

September 16, 2022 - 7:26pm
A group of eight cats is due to arrive from Namibia on the occasion of PM Narendra Modi's birthday.
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China, Europe, US drought: Is 2022 the driest year recorded?

September 16, 2022 - 7:16pm
Heatwaves hit China, Europe and the US, causing lakes and rivers to dry up. Is this year the driest ever?
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IHG hack: 'Vindictive' couple deleted hotel chain data for fun

September 16, 2022 - 7:07pm
The pair, who say they are from Vietnam, wiped out IHG group data after a foiled ransomware attack.
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Colourful songbirds could be traded to extinction

September 16, 2022 - 7:00pm
The wild bird trade is set to make tropical forests "drab", a study shows.
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Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border: Almost 30 reported dead in clashes

September 16, 2022 - 5:14pm
Fighting regularly flares up in border disputes between the two Central Asian states.
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Myanmar: BBC Media Action presenter sentenced to three years hard labour

September 16, 2022 - 11:44am
Htet Htet Khine was accused by Myanmar's military authorities of incitement and illegal association.
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China fire: Skyscraper engulfed in massive flames

September 16, 2022 - 7:56am
Officials in the city of Changsha say the fire has been extinguished and reported no casualties so far.
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Lakhimpur: India family shattered by rape and murder of Dalit sisters

September 16, 2022 - 7:45am
Two days after the rape and murder of two sisters in India, the family speak to the BBC.
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Queen's lying-in-state: China blocked from Westminster Hall

September 16, 2022 - 2:06am
The Commons speaker reportedly refused access to Westminster Hall after Chinese sanctions on UK MPs and peers.
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Maharashtra: 'Nowhere in the world can we find rock art of this kind'

September 15, 2022 - 7:09pm
A cave in Maharashtra has been found to hold stone tools belonging to an ancient Indian civilisation.
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