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Japan: Okinawa port turns blood red after beer factory leak

June 28, 2023 - 4:41am
Okinawa's Orion Breweries has apologised but said the scarlet waters posed no health risks.
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Madras high court: A new India verdict recognises value of women's work

June 28, 2023 - 4:31am
The judgement in a domestic dispute case allowed a housewife equal share in her husband's property.
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Watch: Teen makes skateboarding history with 720 trick

June 28, 2023 - 2:48am
Teenager Arisa Trew becomes the first female skateboarder to land a 720 in a competition.
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Footballer's journey from UK to debut for Pakistan

June 28, 2023 - 1:10am
Before switching allegiance, Easah Suliman was the first Asian to captain an England men's football team.
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South Koreans become younger under new age-counting law

June 27, 2023 - 11:37pm
Seoul scraps a centuries-old age-counting system in favour of international standards.
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Miss World 2023: When the beauty pageant's arrival in India sparked protests

June 27, 2023 - 5:04pm
The competition is being held in India for the first time since 1996 - when it sparked uproar.
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China crackdown pushes LGBT groups into the shadows

June 27, 2023 - 4:57pm
It comes as the largest LGBT celebration in the country has been suspended since 2021.
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Chinese millionaire fails 27th bid at university entry exams

June 27, 2023 - 5:28am
The 56-year-old has been trying for decades to pass China's notoriously tough Gaokao exams.
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Crime figure shot dead in Sydney shopping area

June 27, 2023 - 2:31am
The 48-year-old was a "major player" in Australia's underground criminal network, policy say.
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Pasoori: Bollywood remake of hit Pakistani song divides Indians

June 27, 2023 - 1:42am
Indians are reacting sharply to Bollywood's remake of Pasoori, a popular Pakistani pop sing released last year.
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Imran Khan: Pakistan army sacks three officers over May protests

June 26, 2023 - 11:38pm
In a rare public announcement, the Pakistan army says the officers failed to protect military assets.
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Myanmar army cuts off aid to cyclone survivors

June 26, 2023 - 4:58pm
The BBC speaks to families trying to rebuild their lives in one of the country's poorest regions.
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The tech flaw that lets hackers control surveillance cameras

June 26, 2023 - 7:00am
Security flaws in two surveillance camera brands used around the world have been identified by Panorama.
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New images show Chinese spy balloons over Asia

June 26, 2023 - 7:00am
BBC Panorama worked with an artificial intelligence company to sift through millions of satellite pictures.
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Barack Obama: Row in India over former US president's remarks on Muslim rights

June 26, 2023 - 5:35am
Mr Obama said last week that India may "start pulling apart" if minority rights weren't protected.
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Russia loses appeal to keep planned embassy site near Australia parliament

June 26, 2023 - 1:21am
Canberra cancelled Moscow's lease on a plot of land near parliament citing national security risks.
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PwC Australia: Accounting giant splits business after tax leak scandal

June 26, 2023 - 12:12am
The accounting giant will sell its Australian government consultancy operation for a nominal A$1.
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Scoop: Netflix show depicts colliding worlds of crime and media

June 25, 2023 - 7:43pm
Netflix series Scoop tells the story of a journalist's murder and the wrongful confinement of another.
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'Australia's greatness prevails, but England will fight'

June 25, 2023 - 4:19pm
Australia demonstrated why they are the best team in women's cricket on day four of the Ashes Test, but England have a fighting chance on the final day.
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Myanmar Insein: A rare glimpse inside a barbaric prison

June 24, 2023 - 7:01pm
The BBC speaks to prisoners, including an artist whose smuggled sketches record horror inside Myanmar's Insein jail.
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