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Iraq alcohol ban: Christian political party appeals, saying it is undemocratic

March 6, 2023 - 12:26am
Custom officials have been told to enforce a law ending the import and sale of alcohol with immediate effect.
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Crash Landing On You: What binds the magnificent worlds of K-dramas and Bollywood

March 5, 2023 - 5:47pm
It's tempting to draw comparisons between the two styles - but how similar are they?
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China boosts military budget while warning of escalating threats

March 5, 2023 - 12:44pm
Beijing announces an increase in military spending, while warning of "escalating" threats.
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Bangladesh fire: Thousands shelterless after blaze at Rohingya camp

March 5, 2023 - 10:52am
It is thought some 12,000 people, most of whom fled violence in neighbouring Myanmar, are now homeless.
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India's disappearing single-screen cinemas

March 4, 2023 - 7:35pm
Hemant Chaturvedi has documented 950 theatres across India and the stories behind them.
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From Afghan TV fame to a US factory floor

March 4, 2023 - 7:31pm
Adjusting to life in America is difficult for Afghan women who used to be journalists.
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Two Sessions: China looks at reforms to deepen Xi Jinping control

March 4, 2023 - 5:10pm
Lawmakers are set to pass far-reaching measures restructuring the government and the financial sector.
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Australia's 'biggest drug bust' nets $700m of cocaine

March 4, 2023 - 6:39am
Police reveal details of an undercover operation that began off the coast of South America.
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Xi Jinping is unveiling a new deputy - why it matters

March 3, 2023 - 5:10pm
The incumbent premier Li Keqiang will give way to a Xi loyalist at an annual meeting of lawmakers.
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Australia floods: Teenager bitten by crocodile as army sent to help remote areas

March 3, 2023 - 5:14am
The 17-year-old boy was attacked as the army evacuated a remote community following heavy rain.
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Vanuatu: Pacific nation reels from twin cyclones and earthquake

March 3, 2023 - 4:30am
The Pacific country is under a state of emergency as its lashed by a second major cyclone.
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Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi banned from Indian stock market

March 3, 2023 - 12:44am
India's market regulator says they were involved in share price manipulation.
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Hong Kong 47: UK MPs call for release of ex-lawmaker Claudia Mo

March 3, 2023 - 12:11am
The group of 54 politicians are calling for Claudia Mo's release so she can visit her ill husband.
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Kem Sokha: Cambodia opposition leader given 27-year sentence for treason

March 2, 2023 - 11:56pm
Kem Sokha is sentenced to 27 years house arrest which prevents him from contesting July's election.
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Adani Group: Embattled Indian giant strikes $1.87bn US deal

March 2, 2023 - 10:52pm
The investment will be split among four Adani companies including flagship business Adani Enterprises.
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Ros Atkins on... The creeping TikTok bans

March 2, 2023 - 7:09pm
The app has been banned from employee phones by various governments amid security concerns.
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Hong Kong: Under-construction skyscraper on fire

March 2, 2023 - 3:58pm
A skyscraper which was under construction has gone up in flames, with two people reported injured.
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The Pakistani hockey player who died in Italy shipwreck

March 2, 2023 - 9:33am
Shahida Raza had made the trip to get treatment for her three-year-old son, who had suffered a stroke.
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Toxic debate over lab leak theory hampers search for Covid origins

March 2, 2023 - 9:16am
US agencies cannot agree on how the pandemic started, with the scientific community bitterly divided.
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LGBTQ rights: Japan PM under fire for same-sex marriage remarks

March 2, 2023 - 5:41am
Fumio Kishida is facing criticism for his remarks, just weeks after apologising over a separate scandal.
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