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'Very, very sad day for all of us'

April 21, 2019 - 6:00am
Cardinal Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Ranjith, has condemned a series of bomb attacks in Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka explosions: 137 killed as churches and hotels targeted

April 21, 2019 - 4:09am
At least 137 people are reported killed and hundreds more hurt in six blasts in churches and hotels in several cities.
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How much of Europe does China own?

April 20, 2019 - 6:31pm
The EU wants to screen foreign investment as concerns grow about China's role.
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The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing

April 20, 2019 - 6:25pm
The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell.
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Agent Orange: US to clean up toxic Vietnam War air base

April 20, 2019 - 5:35pm
The operation, unveiled more than four decades after the end of the Vietnam War, will cost $183m.
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India cricket pair fined for sexist comments

April 20, 2019 - 8:33am
India players KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya are fined for "sexist, disrespectful and racist" comments made on a television chat show.
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Blind Japanese sailor completes non-stop Pacific voyage

April 20, 2019 - 7:44am
Mitsuhiro Iwamoto, 52, is said to be the first visually impaired person to make the 8,700-mile trip.
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India chief justice Gogoi accused of sexual harassment

April 20, 2019 - 4:43am
An ex-employee, 35, alleges two cases of sexual misconduct, which Ranjan Gogoi "totally denies".
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Kabul attack: Explosion and gunfire near ministry building

April 20, 2019 - 4:36am
An explosion and gunfire are heard near the ministry of information in the Afghan capital.
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US marine 'arrested over N Korea embassy raid in Madrid'

April 19, 2019 - 8:03pm
Christopher Ahn is the first person to be arrested over the incident, reports say.
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India election 2019: The man who has lost 24 times but won't give up

April 19, 2019 - 6:57pm
Vijayprakash Kondekar, 73, is still hoping that he will one day be elected to India's parliament.
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Inside Afghanistan's TV station for women

April 19, 2019 - 6:47pm
Zan TV is Afghnaistan's only television channel just for women. What will happen to them if the Taliban return to power?
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BTS become first Korean artists to top UK chart

April 19, 2019 - 1:00pm
The South Korean boyband land their first UK number one album with Map of the Soul.
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Naomi Campbell hit by fashion racism in Asian country

April 19, 2019 - 12:24pm
The British supermodel says she was told a photo campaign would not be used because of the "colour of [her] skin".
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Leica China video sparks backlash over Tiananmen Square image

April 19, 2019 - 7:11am
Chinese social media users have called for a boycott of the brand following the release of the video.
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China bans three marathon cheat runners for life

April 19, 2019 - 1:16am
The country does not want to give itself a bad name in a sport which is rapidly gaining popularity.
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India voter 'chops off finger' after voting for wrong party

April 19, 2019 - 12:49am
The Indian man says he cut off his finger after voting for the "wrong" party by mistake.
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Homeless Australian man reunited with lost rat pet by police

April 18, 2019 - 11:57pm
Lucy the rat went missing in downtown Sydney, sparking a social media search and emotional reunion.
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Australia dingo attack: Father saves toddler from wild dog

April 18, 2019 - 10:35pm
The boy had been sleeping inside a campervan when a dingo came and dragged him away.
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Will Chinese road destroy Pakistani fishermen’s livelihoods?

April 18, 2019 - 8:30pm
They say they are no longer allowed to fish near Gwadar port because of a new road link to China.
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