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NCRB: Story of crimes against Indian women in five charts

September 12, 2022 - 7:30pm
The BBC mined the official record books to distil data about crimes against women over the past few years.
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Li Yifeng: China arrests star who played Mao for soliciting prostitutes

September 12, 2022 - 8:41am
Li Yifeng, one of China's most popular actors, was arrested by police in Beijing, state media say.
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Queen Elizabeth II death: What comes next for Australia?

September 12, 2022 - 7:07am
The King is now Australia's head of state, but many expect debate about becoming a republic to heat up.
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China Covid lockdowns leave residents short of food and essential items

September 12, 2022 - 2:53am
People are appealing for help on social media as food and medicine supplies dwindle.
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Bengaluru floods: How families struggled to find help as India's IT capital drowned

September 12, 2022 - 2:36am
Families in India's IT capital recount the nightmare they went through when their homes began to flood.
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Freebies: The row over handouts and welfare schemes in India

September 12, 2022 - 12:17am
Can India draw a distinction between handouts aimed at winning votes, and bona fide welfare schemes?
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Japan could lift cap on foreign tourists to lift economy

September 12, 2022 - 12:05am
Officials are concerned at the yen's slide to its lowest level against the US dollar in 24 years.
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Asia Cup: Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in final to claim sixth title

September 11, 2022 - 2:40pm
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 23 runs in the Asia Cup final in Dubai to secure an unexpected sixth title.
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Hong Kong: Five jailed in for 'seditious' children's books

September 10, 2022 - 10:20am
Authorities said the books, about sheep trying to hold back wolves, referred to the Beijing government.
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Queen Elizabeth II: How the monarch charmed millions of Indians

September 9, 2022 - 4:52am
Queen Elizabeth II visited India three times over three decades to a warm reception.
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Viral Vietnam noodle seller arrested over Salt Bae parody

September 8, 2022 - 11:11am
The Vietnamese man is accused of anti-state propaganda after parodying celebrity chef Salt Bae.
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Marshall Islands: Chinese pair plotted 'mini-state' in Pacific nation

September 8, 2022 - 4:24am
US prosecutors say the couple bribed Marshall Island MPs to try to create a "semi-autonomous region".
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Australia sets new climate target in landmark bill

September 8, 2022 - 4:10am
The new target brings one of the world's biggest emitters more in line with allies.
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Snapchat removes Maori tattoo filters after outcry

September 8, 2022 - 4:01am
The tool allowed users to virtually impose Maori tattoos, which are seen as sacred, on their faces.
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Central Vista: Delhi's iconic landmark gets a facelift

September 8, 2022 - 3:28am
PM Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the redeveloped version of the 3km long Central Vista avenue.
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Prashant Pitti: EaseMyTrip co-founder sparks debate over quitting etiquette

September 8, 2022 - 1:43am
Prashant Pitti shared a screenshot of a text from a candidate who decided not to join at the last minute.
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John Pennycuick: The British-era colonel revered in Tamil Nadu

September 7, 2022 - 7:06pm
Tamil Nadu state remembers John Pennycuick for the dam he built and is gifting a bust in his honour.
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Hong Kong judge finds five guilty over children's books

September 7, 2022 - 8:11am
The cartoon books were perceived by some to be about the city's democracy movement.
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Pakistan floods: Biggest lake subsides amid race to help victims

September 7, 2022 - 5:08am
Breaches were made to embankments on the lake but thousands of people remain stranded after floods.
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Vietnam karaoke bar fire kills at least 14 people

September 7, 2022 - 3:51am
The blaze moved quickly on the upper floors of the building trapping many customers and staff.
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