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Usain Bolt questions why he is being drug tested as he is not yet a professional footballer

October 15, 2018 - 7:25am
Usain Bolt questions why he has received a notice for a drugs test from Australia's anti-doping authority, saying he is not yet a professional footballer.
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Yang Kaili: China live-streamer detained for 'insulting' national anthem

October 15, 2018 - 5:02am
Yang Kaili, who has millions of followers in China, apologised for not singing the anthem "seriously".
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New Zealand votes tipsy pigeon bird of the year

October 15, 2018 - 4:06am
A love for fermented fruit means the kereru can get tipsy at times, falling out of trees.
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Air India flight attendant falls from plane

October 15, 2018 - 4:02am
Harsha Lobo suffered a fracture and other injuries and has been taken to a hospital.
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US embassy in Australia apologises for Cookie Monster cat email

October 15, 2018 - 3:39am
A "training error" caused a bogus meeting invitation to be distributed last week, officials say.
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IMF World Bank: What the economic outlook holds for Asia

October 15, 2018 - 12:38am
Emerging market contagion and trade tensions are among the key risks facing the region, the IMF says.
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Himalayan storm: Climbers' bodies removed from Nepal mountain

October 14, 2018 - 11:07pm
The nine climbers died when a violent storm destroyed their camp on the Himalayan peak of Gurja.
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Harry and Meghan arrive in Australia on first official tour

October 14, 2018 - 8:15pm
Their first official tour includes the Invictus Games and visits to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.
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How to protect reporters on Afghanistan's deadly front line

October 14, 2018 - 7:55pm
The race to be first to the scene must be balanced with care and protection, writes the BBC's Najiba Feroz.
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Kerala floods: Tribal chief who refuses to leave the forest

October 14, 2018 - 7:32pm
The chief of a dwindling forest tribe in India refuses to abandon his home.
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Celebrating repeal of India's anti-gay law

October 14, 2018 - 7:32pm
The repeal of India’s anti-gay legislation had a massive impact on its LGBT+ population, but how does it impact British Asians?
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Snake drops into Chinese bank meeting

October 14, 2018 - 11:02am
Python drops in on a staff meeting at a bank in Nanning, southern China.
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Kangaroo launches savage attack on family in Queensland

October 14, 2018 - 4:02am
An Australian wildlife carer suffers a punctured lung as the animal is fended off with broom and shovel.
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Pakistan's war on street crime: 'The police killed our precious daughter'

October 13, 2018 - 9:29pm
The Umer family have lived a nightmare but they are fighting to change what they say is a culture of impunity in Pakistan.
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The countries that still execute convicts

October 13, 2018 - 9:28pm
The number of countries which have abolished the death penalty continues to increase.
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Anwar Ibrahim returns to Malaysian politics with by-election win

October 13, 2018 - 10:16am
The former deputy Malaysian PM wins a parliamentary seat, months after he was released from jail.
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Indonesia flash flooding kills at least 21 on Sumatra island

October 13, 2018 - 7:37am
Many victims are children hit by a torrent of mud while studying at a school on Sumatra island.
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Australia to stop religious schools rejecting gay students

October 13, 2018 - 6:02am
Faith schools will no longer be allowed to discriminate, the PM says amid sharp debate on the issue.
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Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

October 13, 2018 - 2:50am
Nine people are feared dead after a storm destroyed their base camp on the Himalayan peak of Gurja.
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How the 'world's toughest one-day bike race' could put Bhutan ahead

October 12, 2018 - 7:59pm
Bhutan has for years been closed off to the outside world, but cycling could be its ticket in.
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