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The Kerala Story: Why an Indian film on Islamic State is so controversial

May 10, 2023 - 6:15pm
The film has faced legal challenges and been banned by one state, but is performing well at the box office.
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Kambo: Australia investigates suspected frog mucus deaths

May 10, 2023 - 1:44pm
Authorities believe shamanic rituals played a role in the deaths of Natasha Lechner and Jarrad Antonovich.
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Imran Khan: Why was the former Pakistan PM arrested?

May 10, 2023 - 1:31pm
The former prime minister's dramatic arrest has escalated political turmoil in crisis-hit Pakistan.
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Imran Khan: Pakistan arrests hundreds as former PM charged with corruption

May 10, 2023 - 9:05am
The former PM appears before a judge after his dramatic arrest on corruption charges sparks protests.
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Watch daylight Rolex heist at luxury Tokyo shop

May 10, 2023 - 5:34am
Video filmed by a person near the shop in Ginza shows the assailants smashing a display then fleeing.
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Auckland floods: Body found in caves where boy went missing

May 9, 2023 - 11:38pm
Police say the body was recovered late on Tuesday evening, but has not been formally identified.
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India’s booming population needs more women at work

May 9, 2023 - 5:52pm
More women must join the workforce for India to reap its demographic potential - but it's not easy.
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Cheng Lei: 1,000 days imprisoned in China for an unknown reason

May 9, 2023 - 5:47pm
Australian journalist Cheng Lei's partner tells the BBC he hopes for an end to her "awful situation".
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Imran Khan: Dozens of police seize ex-PM outside court in Pakistan

May 9, 2023 - 11:13am
Highways in the capital, Islamabad, are blocked by protesters after the dramatic arrest of the ex-PM.
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Kuno: Female cheetah dies from mating injuries in India

May 9, 2023 - 11:09am
Three of the 20 big cats brought to India from Namibia and South Africa are now dead.
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Capvision: China raids another consultancy in anti-spy crackdown

May 9, 2023 - 4:14am
Authorities are focusing on consultancy firms in an anti-espionage campaign, local media report.
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New Zealand: Auckland declares flood emergency as student goes missing in cave

May 9, 2023 - 1:53am
New Zealand's biggest city faces further chaos as police search for a missing high school student.
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LinkedIn cuts over 700 jobs and axes China app

May 8, 2023 - 10:12pm
The careers site is the latest tech company to announce major job cuts.
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Can a wind turbine handle hurricane speed winds?

May 8, 2023 - 7:30pm
As wind farms expand into new areas they will need to withstand extreme wind speeds.
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Ottawa declares Chinese diplomat 'persona non grata' in Canada

May 8, 2023 - 6:54pm
The expulsion of a Chinese diplomat comes after claims Beijing sought to target a Canadian lawmaker.
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Deaths raise fresh fears over cow vigilantism in India

May 8, 2023 - 5:18pm
The deaths of three Muslim men within weeks brought calls for police to punish Hindu vigilantes.
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Indian engineer among victims of US mall shooting

May 8, 2023 - 8:19am
Eight people, including children, were killed while shopping at a mall. Here's what we know about them.
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Australia: Woman survives on wine during five days stranded in Australian bush

May 8, 2023 - 5:22am
A 48-year-old teetotal woman survived on wine and snacks after getting stranded in bushland.
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Karnataka elections 2023: PM Modi fights to save BJP's only bastion in south India

May 8, 2023 - 3:31am
India's main political parties are campaiging extensively in Karnataka which votes on Wednesday.
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Manipur: Thousands displaced as ethnic clashes grip north-eastern state

May 8, 2023 - 2:45am
Dozens have died in the Indian state of Manipur since violence broke out last week.
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