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Trump pledges support for Afghanistan

1 hour 43 min ago
A hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists, the president said.
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Melbourne terror charges: Men face court over mosque fires

2 hours 6 min ago
The men set a mosque ablaze after being inspired by so-called Islamic State, police allege.
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Pen pals

4 hours 25 min ago
The BBC's Divya Arya asked two teenagers, Duaa from Srinagar and Saumya in Delhi, to become pen pals.
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How to stop 'doctor brides' from dropping out in Pakistan

5 hours 35 min ago
Many female doctors in Pakistan drop out when they start a family. There's a new scheme to help them continue in practice by doing online video clinics on their laptops.
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US Navy orders 'operational pause' after collision

8 hours 37 min ago
The inquiry will look at "all related accidents at sea", US Defence Secretary James Mattis says.
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Danish Crown Prince Frederik 'denied entry to Australian pub'

8 hours 46 min ago
The royal was turned away because he and his entourage did not have proper identification.
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South Korean forces simulate terror attack

10 hours 14 min ago
Security forces rehearse their response to hostage and biochemical attacks in annual drills.
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Australia's shameful past

11 hours 30 min ago
A school play about a shameful chapter in Australia's history caused anger, but was it justified?
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Cambridge University Press reverses China censorship move

11 hours 38 min ago
Cambridge University Press restores access to sensitive China stories after academics protest.
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James Dresnok, last US soldier to defect to N Korea, dies

12 hours 24 min ago
James Dresnok was believed to be the last living US soldier to defect, crossing the DMZ in 1962.
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China's Great Wall eyes Fiat Chrysler bid

15 hours 34 min ago
The Chinese SUV maker says it is interested in buying the Jeep owner, but no approach has been made.
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Personal bodyguard app to launch in northeast China

16 hours 37 min ago
A mobile application is set to launch in northeast China for people seeking that VIP touch.
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The push to save Mumbai's colonial-era water fountains

17 hours 41 min ago
The people on a mission to restore Mumbai's water heritage to reveal more of the city's history.
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Malaysia sites hacked after blunder over Indonesian flag

18 hours 30 min ago
The Indonesian flag was printed upside down in a Malaysia-organised regional sports event guidebook.
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Qantas chief to campaign for Australia same-sex marriage

22 hours 45 min ago
Alan Joyce, who was once struck with a pie over his support, will "be active" in Australia's debate.
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The village in Nepal cut off by floods

August 20, 2017 - 9:40pm
Aid agencies are warning of a humanitarian crisis following recent flooding.
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US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore

August 20, 2017 - 8:45pm
The incident off Singapore is the second serious collision involving a US Navy ship in two months.
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US-South Korea set for divisive military drills

August 20, 2017 - 8:30pm
Pyongyang has already lashed out at the annual drills, saying they were "adding fuel to the fire".
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Online abuse of Malaysia's Muslim women

August 20, 2017 - 7:40pm
The brutality of online attacks on some Muslim women in Malaysia have led to calls for changes in law.
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The border between North and South Korea

August 20, 2017 - 7:20pm
The BBC visits the border between North and South Korea and talks to the European observers who monitor the ceasefire.
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