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Covid-19: UK sends supplies to India amid record virus surge

April 25, 2021 - 12:15pm
Oxygen equipment will be among the items to arrive in New Delhi from Tuesday, the government says.
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Indonesian navy submarine found split into three on sea bed

April 25, 2021 - 9:06am
The shattered hull of the vessel is found on the sea bed off Bali and all 53 crew are confirmed dead.
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Menstrual leave: South Korea airline ex-CEO fined for refusing time off

April 25, 2021 - 6:01am
Under South Korean law, women can ask for a day off each month if they have painful periods.
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India Covid: Patients dying without oxygen amid Delhi surge

April 25, 2021 - 3:29am
Delhi hospitals run out of beds and oxygen as families struggle to save their loved ones.
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Can Western brands recover from consumer backlash in China?

April 25, 2021 - 12:09am
Some foreign companies are facing a boycott in China - they are not the first and won't be the last.
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Deaths climb as India reels from deadly Covid wave

April 24, 2021 - 7:24pm
Heart-wrenching images from crematoriums across the country capture the true toll of the virus.
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Afghanistan War: How can the West fight terrorism after leaving?

April 24, 2021 - 7:00pm
As Western troops prepare to go, there are concerns over the future of counter-terrorism operations.
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Nepal opens replica Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu

April 24, 2021 - 10:39am
The Dharahara Tower, a popular tourist attraction, was badly damaged in 2015.
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Indonesian submarine sank off Bali, navy says

April 24, 2021 - 6:47am
A scan detected the vessel at a depth of 850m, well below the survivable limit, the navy says.
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India Covid surge: Hospitals send SOS as record deaths registered

April 24, 2021 - 4:41am
Patients are dying because of a lack of medical oxygen supplies, doctors warn.
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India Covid crisis: Did election rallies help spread virus?

April 23, 2021 - 7:24pm
Did campaigning for state elections in India help coronavirus to spread?
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Tokyo Olympics: The challenges of training in a Covid pandemic

April 23, 2021 - 7:10pm
Athletes tell us what it's like training for the world's biggest sporting event during a pandemic.
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Myanmar: Military chief set to make first foreign trip since coup

April 23, 2021 - 7:06pm
The Jakarta regional summit will be Min Aung Hlaing's first trip since the army took power in a coup.
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Coronavirus: Japan declares virus emergency in Tokyo as Olympics near

April 23, 2021 - 11:21am
The government says a "short and powerful" state of emergency will come into force in several areas.
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India Covid crisis: Hospitals buckle under record surge

April 23, 2021 - 7:51am
Families of Covid patients are pleading for hospital care as emergency rooms and wards overflow.
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Bollywood composer Shravan Rathod dies of Covid aged 66

April 23, 2021 - 6:43am
The 66-year-old helped create some of India's most enduring film songs of the 1990s.
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US joins race to find stricken Indonesia submarine

April 23, 2021 - 4:32am
Indonesia is trying to rescue 53 crew on board a missing submarine before their oxygen runs out.
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India is running out of oxygen again. This time it's much worse

April 23, 2021 - 4:12am
Facing a rising wave of coronavirus, and record case numbers, India finds itself battling for breath.
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Covid-19: India hospital fire as virus cases hit record high

April 23, 2021 - 3:43am
The incident comes as India's hospitals are overwhelmed by a spike in cases and oxygen shortages.
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Mount Everest: Coronavirus reaches world's tallest peak

April 23, 2021 - 1:29am
The cases are a blow to Nepal, which relies on income from Everest climbs as a source of revenue.
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