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Ukraine war: Crimea blasts significantly hit Russian navy - UK

August 12, 2022 - 18:10
The Ministry of Defence says the blasts have "significantly degraded" Moscow's Black Sea Fleet.
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Brazilians march in defence of democracy over Bolsonaro election fears

August 12, 2022 - 16:39
Thousands take part in marches amid fears the president may dispute October's election result.
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Anne Heche: US actress not expected to survive, says family.

August 12, 2022 - 13:23
Her family says she suffered a severe brain injury when her car crashed into a house.
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Lee Jae-yong: Why did South Korea pardon the Samsung 'prince'?

August 12, 2022 - 11:29
Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted for bribery and embezzlement, has been granted a presidential pardon.
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J&J to replace talc-based powder with cornstarch after cancer lawsuits

August 12, 2022 - 11:14
By 2023 J&J will make all its baby powder using cornstarch following legal battles over talc's safety.
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Lebanon man hailed hero for holding Beirut bank hostage over savings

August 12, 2022 - 09:10
The suspect demanded the Lebanon bank release his money, in anger at rules on withdrawals.
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Armed man shot dead after trying to 'breach' Ohio FBI office

August 12, 2022 - 08:52
The suspect fled the scene in Cincinnati and was gunned down after an hours-long standoff.
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Who is Sir Ganga Ram and why his legacy lives on in India and Pakistan?

August 12, 2022 - 08:50
Hospitals built by Sir Ganga Ram still exist in both countries but not much is known about him.
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Darlings: Bollywood's dark comedy on domestic violence wows India

August 12, 2022 - 08:44
Darlings, starring Alia Bhatt, is the story of a young couple in love - and violence and revenge.
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Why Hong Kong is seeking solace in Cantopop

August 12, 2022 - 08:42
Traumatised by political upheaval, Hong Kongers are reviving their interest in local pop music.
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Malta: 'I was scared to even search the word abortion'

August 12, 2022 - 08:38
Malta is the only EU state with a total ban on abortion, but some believe change could be coming.
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The librarian who defied the Taliban

August 12, 2022 - 08:31
Wahida Amiri became one of the leading voices against the Taliban's assault on women's rights.
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High and low-tech ways to tackle India's water crisis

August 12, 2022 - 08:02
India's water situation requires a big investment in tech and many small projects on the ground.
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Disabled children abused in Ukraine's orphanages, warns UN

August 12, 2022 - 06:26
The statement comes after a BBC News investigation uncovered widespread abuse in orphanages.
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Donald Trump: Justice Department seeks to unseal Mar-a-Lago search warrant

August 12, 2022 - 06:11
The FBI searched Mr Trump's Florida home on Monday - the unsealed warrant could reveal why.
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Zaporizhzhia nuclear workers: We're kept at gunpoint by Russians

August 12, 2022 - 03:36
"Soldiers are everywhere," says one worker at Zaporizhzhia. "Everyone is kept at gunpoint."
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The 'traumatic experience' of US monkeypox patients

August 12, 2022 - 02:06
"If you haven't lived through it, you have no idea the kind of pain this is," one man tells the BBC.
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Legoland: Rollercoaster crash at Germany resort injures 34

August 12, 2022 - 02:00
The accident reportedly happened after two rollercoaster trains collided into each other.
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Kenya elections 2022: While Kenya waits, unfounded election claims spread

August 12, 2022 - 01:26
Some online users in Kenya have been sharing misleading claims about the results and the voting process.
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Japan dolphin: Two more swimmers bitten

August 12, 2022 - 01:24
It is the latest in a string of beach attacks this summer - all believed to involve the same creature.
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