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Hello Kitty firm strikes China deal after viral hit

59 min 55 sec ago
Shares of Japanese company Sanrio rose by almost 14% in Tokyo after the agreement was announced.
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Pride: Amazon restricts LGBT goods in United Arab Emirates

2 hours 9 min ago
The online retail giant says it has to comply with the laws of the countries in which it operates.
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Texas migrant deaths: Suspected truck driver is charged

2 hours 41 min ago
Some 53 people, including children, died after being shut in a lorry in the blistering Texas heat.
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Russia invasion: Putin still wants to take most of Ukraine - US

4 hours 13 min ago
According to US intelligence assessments, Russia's invasion is likely to grind on for some time.
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Philippines to swear in new leader as Duterte leaves

6 hours 4 min ago
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr will succeed Rodrigo Duterte after a historic election win in May.
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Jan 6 hearings: Trump film-maker now has 'two armed guards'

6 hours 30 min ago
Alex Holder, who filmed Trump after the 2020 election, has now been ordered to give evidence.
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Russia's attack on Mariupol theatre a clear war crime, Amnesty says

7 hours 2 min ago
Russian forces likely targeted the building knowing it was a shelter for civilians, the group says.
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Mahabaleshwar: India’s fragile hill states choke under tourist rush

7 hours 44 min ago
Some of India’s most ecologically sensitive hill retreats are being swamped by a rush of holidaymakers.
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The bloody legacy of Rodrigo Duterte

7 hours 48 min ago
The Philippines strongman is retiring after a career fighting drugs and crime that left thousands dead.
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Ukrainian troops being trained in the UK

7 hours 51 min ago
Military personnel from Ukraine are being trained in Salisbury Plain by British and New Zealand troops.
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Stranger Things: I pinch myself at my luck, says actor Jamie Campbell Bower

7 hours 54 min ago
Actor Jamie Campbell Bower on why he feels fortunate to have a key role in the hit Netflix show.
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In pictures: V&A celebrates Africa's cutting-edge fashion

7 hours 58 min ago
The diversity and creativity of African fashion are on show in a retrospective at London's V&A museum.
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Hong Kong handover: Am I Chinese or a Hongkonger?

8 hours 2 min ago
Two Hongkongers born in 1997, the year the city returned to China, tell us how they view identity.
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Paris attack: 'We still have our injuries, our traumas, our nightmares'

8 hours 22 min ago
Survivors of the 2015 attacks spoke to the BBC after the sentencing of Salah Abdeslam and 19 others.
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Survivor makes tearful statement after R. Kelly sentencing

9 hours 16 min ago
Lizzette Martinez tells reporters outside the New York court she is grateful for the 30-year sentence.
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R. Kelly given 30 years in jail for sex abuse

11 hours 44 min ago
The singer was found to have used his celebrity status to sexually abuse children and women.
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Paris attacks: Surviving suspect Salah Abdeslam found guilty

12 hours 15 min ago
Salah Abdeslam and 18 others are found guilty for their involvement in an attack that killed 130.
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Israel welcomes Ben & Jerry's reversal over West Bank settlements

14 hours 14 min ago
Unilever agrees a deal to continue selling the ice cream throughout Israel and the occupied West Bank.
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Ukraine war: US to ramp up military presence across Europe

15 hours 35 min ago
President Biden announces a strengthening by "land, air and sea" over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Austria mudslide: Aerial footage from Carinthia region shows scale of damage

15 hours 35 min ago
Houses and roads in a mountainous southern region were flooded, and vehicles were stranded in the mud.
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