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The woman who dares to run a feminist radio station in Afghanistan

September 5, 2019 - 7:16pm
You might not expect to find a radio station promoting women's rights in the Afghan city of Kunduz - but this is precisely what Radio Roshani does.
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Detecting a lethal poison in drinking water

September 5, 2019 - 7:16pm
Scientists hope a new test will help millions of people in Bangladesh avoid arsenic in their water.
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Justin Trudeau sharpens criticism of China in Huawei spat

September 5, 2019 - 5:04pm
Canada's PM says China "plays by a very different set of rules and principles than we do in the West".
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Man charged £55k for a single beer in Manchester hotel

September 5, 2019 - 12:48pm
Peter Lalor is waiting for a refund after being mistakenly charged £55,315 for a £5.50 bottle of ale.
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Jio Fiber: Free TVs with India's latest broadband service

September 5, 2019 - 7:32am
Jio Fiber is expected to spark a price war and disrupt the internet and streaming industry.
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Afghanistan violence: Car bomb attack in Kabul kills 10

September 5, 2019 - 6:56am
The latest attack highlights fears that US talks with the Taliban will not end the violence.
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Kohistan video murders: Three guilty in 'honour killing' blood feud

September 5, 2019 - 6:39am
They are relatives of five Pakistani women thought killed after being filmed singing at a wedding.
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Nissan boss says he was overpaid but denies wrongdoing

September 5, 2019 - 6:17am
The Japanese carmaker has been grappling with the Carlos Ghosn scandal and falling profits.
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Driver killed and dozens injured in Japan train crash

September 5, 2019 - 5:19am
An express train travelling at 75mph (120km/h) smashed into a truck at a crossing south of Tokyo.
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Article 370: The weddings 'ruined' by Kashmir's lockdown

September 5, 2019 - 3:32am
Indian-administered Kashmir is under a security crackdown after it was stripped of its special status.
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Carrie Lam: Hong Kong extradition bill withdrawal backed by China

September 5, 2019 - 1:18am
The Hong Kong leader said the Chinese government had "respected and supported" her all the way.
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Samsung Galaxy Fold to be launched on 6 September

September 5, 2019 - 12:51am
Samsung has been rushing to launch its first folding smartphone before rivals like China's Huawei.
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New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 cases

September 5, 2019 - 12:28am
Cases of the illness are on the rise worldwide and developed nations are seeing a resurgence.
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The 'OK' hand gesture that's rattled China's authorities

September 4, 2019 - 8:33pm
Why an "OK" hand gesture by a girl in a widely-shared video has rattled China's authorities.
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Misbah-ul-Haq: Former Pakistan captain named new coach and chief selector

September 4, 2019 - 10:08am
Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq is appointed the new head coach and chief selector for Pakistan.
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Cathay Pacific chair to retire amid HK protest row

September 4, 2019 - 8:52am
News of John Slosar's departure comes weeks after the airline's boss was forced to quit.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to withdraw extradition bill

September 4, 2019 - 7:37am
Fully withdrawing the controversial bill has been one of the key demands during months of protests.
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'Deepfake' app causes fraud and privacy fears in China

September 4, 2019 - 7:05am
A program that allows phone users to insert their own faces into video footage causes alarm.
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Bangalore 'astronaut' stunt sees potholes filled

September 4, 2019 - 6:31am
Officials were spurred to act after an artist's innovative video calling attention to potholes went viral.
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Hong Kong protests: How Zara became the new target of Chinese anger

September 4, 2019 - 5:01am
Thousands called for a Zara boycott after the retailer was accused of supporting Hong Kong protests.
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