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Shanghai Covid: Ikea shoppers flee attempt to lock down store

August 15, 2022 - 18:35
Video shows people running out of the store in Xuhui district as guards tried to shut them in.
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Ukraine hits Russian Wagner mercenary HQ in east

August 15, 2022 - 18:12
Russian and Ukrainian sources say a Wagner group base was hit in Popasna, Luhansk region.
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Forty metres above the forest, searching for smoke

August 15, 2022 - 17:27
A network of forest watchtowers in the first line of defence against wildfires in southern France.
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Salman Rushdie: Iran 'categorically' denies link with attacker

August 15, 2022 - 17:10
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken earlier accused Iran state media of gloating over the attack.
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Scott Morrison: Australia's ex-PM 'secretly held ministry portfolios'

August 15, 2022 - 16:08
Australia's current leader says he will seek legal advice about Scott Morrison's time in office.
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Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in close race

August 15, 2022 - 15:14
It's anticipated that the results of the much-awaited poll will be known in the coming hours.
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Russia reopens bond market to non-hostile investors

August 15, 2022 - 13:16
The Moscow Exchange sealed off its markets in February when the country invaded Ukraine.
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Former Afghan presidents mark anniversary of Taliban rule

August 15, 2022 - 12:52
Ashraf Ghani and Hamid Karzai both criticised the rushed US withdrawal from Afghanistan last year.
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Russia vows to expand relations with North Korea

August 15, 2022 - 12:45
President Vladimir Putin made the comments in a letter sent to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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Leaders meet to try to pass a UN treaty to protect oceans

August 15, 2022 - 11:51
Nations are trying to agree a treaty to protect the high seas after four decades of trying.
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We saved who we could - Church fire survivor

August 15, 2022 - 10:38
Dozens of people have died, including children, after a fire broke out at a Coptic church in Giza.
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Guayaquil: Ecuador blast 'declaration of war' by gangs

August 15, 2022 - 10:14
An explosion in the port city of Guayaquil is the latest in a wave of gang-related crime in Ecuador.
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Letter from Africa: How racism haunts black people in Italy

August 15, 2022 - 09:02
The murder of a Nigerian vendor has shaken a community in Italy, writes Ismail Einashe.
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Independence Day: How Chicago Radio became the voice of India's freedom

August 15, 2022 - 09:00
For two decades, Mumbai-based Chicago Radio became synonymous with India's freedom struggle.
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Partition: Why was British India divided 75 years ago?

August 15, 2022 - 08:58
Britain left India 75 years ago and the country became two separate states, India and Pakistan.
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Afghanistan: What's changed a year after Taliban return

August 15, 2022 - 08:51
Economic collapse and a U-turn on girls' education are the hallmarks of Taliban rule this past year.
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From Kabul and beyond, a year of Taliban rule in Afghanistan

August 15, 2022 - 08:50
Lyse Doucet reports from Afghanistan on what the Taliban's takeover has meant for its people.
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The nine-year-old boy who fled war-torn Cyprus for London

August 15, 2022 - 08:37
Baz Bedrossian came to London with his family as a refugee after the second Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
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The tech aiming to prevent lost airline luggage

August 15, 2022 - 08:11
With millions of bags and suitcases going missing this summer, technology may offer the solution.
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Marshall Islands: Covid-19 cases surge

August 15, 2022 - 07:32
Cases in the Marshall Islands have surged not long after the first community spread was confirmed.
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