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Zibo barbecue: Millions bring sudden fame to industrial Chinese city

May 14, 2023 - 8:33pm
Previously a sleepy industrial city, Zibo has been at the centre of a post-lockdown social media frenzy.
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Cyclone Mocha: Deadly storm hits Bangladesh and Myanmar coast

May 14, 2023 - 6:56am
The most powerful cyclone to hit the Bay of Bengal in more than 10 years is making landfall.
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Thailand elections: Polls open with Thaksin's daughter as frontrunner

May 14, 2023 - 12:10am
Voting begins with Paetongtarn Shinawatra promising an end to conservative, military-backed rule.
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The daring riders of India's 'well of death'

May 13, 2023 - 10:02pm
The drivers defy gravity to ride their bikes and cars inside a giant wooden barrel to entertain people.
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Missing surfer believed dead after Australia shark attack

May 13, 2023 - 9:26am
The 46-year-old man is still missing and is feared dead, say police in South Australia.
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Cyclone Mocha: People pack shelters as storm menaces Bangladesh

May 13, 2023 - 9:03am
Half a million people have been evacuated ahead of Cyclone Mocha's predicted landfall on Sunday.
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Papua New Guinea minister quits over luxury Coronation trip controversy

May 13, 2023 - 12:36am
Papua New Guinea's foreign minister called critics of his daughter's TikTok "primitive animals".
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Imran Khan's dramatic arrest saga... in under 90 seconds

May 12, 2023 - 5:38pm
Pakistan's former prime minister has faced months of legal troubles and attempts to arrest him.
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Pakistan shut down the internet - but that didn't stop the protests

May 12, 2023 - 5:01pm
Millions were plunged offline after Imran Khan's arrest but the blackout hasn't stopped protests.
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Imran Khan to be released from custody in Pakistan, court rules

May 12, 2023 - 8:07am
After being detained on Tuesday, Mr Khan cannot be re-arrested on corruption charges for two weeks.
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Dwight Howard: Ex-NBA star's Taiwan comment sparks anger in China

May 12, 2023 - 5:04am
Dwight Howard referred to Taiwan as a "country" in a promotional video - a status China rejects.
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Laos activist who survived shooting leaves country

May 12, 2023 - 3:18am
The BBC has learned that the 25-year-old has left the country to receive urgent medical care.
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Kerala boat accident: 'I lost 11 members of my family'

May 12, 2023 - 12:15am
Kunnummal Saithalavi and his brothers lost their wives and children in a boat accident that killed 22.
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Australia government approves first new coal mine since elected

May 11, 2023 - 9:56pm
The government came to power a year ago promising greater action on climate change.
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Thailand election: The party they can't stop winning

May 11, 2023 - 5:18pm
The opposition Pheu Thai party looks set to win most seats after nearly a decade of military-backed rule.
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Belfast: Alleged Chinese 'police station' must be shut, says activist

May 11, 2023 - 12:59pm
There are four alleged stations in the UK, with a senior MP saying one is in Belfast.
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Imran Khan: Pakistan's Supreme Court rules arrest was illegal

May 11, 2023 - 10:52am
Judges order the immediate release of Pakistan's former PM, who has been charged with corruption.
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Chinese ministry deletes brownface video post after criticism

May 11, 2023 - 9:33am
The video, to promote road safety, featured Chinese people in brownface singing an Indian song.
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Indians harassed by spam calls flood on WhatsApp

May 11, 2023 - 1:42am
Many users have been complaining about receiving calls from unknown international numbers.
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Jimmy Lai: Son of jailed Hong Kong tycoon condemns UK 'hypocrisy'

May 11, 2023 - 1:34am
The son of Jimmy Lai has criticised the UK government for not defending human rights in Hong Kong.
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