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India vaccine maker destroys 100 million doses of expired Covid jab

October 21, 2022 - 14:51
Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India said the doses had expired due to falling demand.
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TikTok denies it could be used to track US citizens

October 21, 2022 - 13:51
In response to a media report, the firm said it does not collect precise location data from US users.
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Fuel blaze engulfs Mexico railway and homes

October 21, 2022 - 12:31
Dramatic video on social media shows a cargo train hurtling through the flames.
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China Covid: The politics driving the hellish lockdowns

October 21, 2022 - 08:52
Parts of Beijing are now being locked down as China's Communist Party holds a historic Congress.
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Deepfaked: ‘They put my face on a porn video’

October 21, 2022 - 08:41
Campaigner Kate Isaacs describes the horror of seeing her face digitally edited into an adult film.
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Italy's Meloni: Right-wing coalition meets president on forming government

October 21, 2022 - 08:31
Far-right Giorgia Meloni could be sworn in as PM soon, despite a row with ally Silvio Berlusconi.
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UN drugs: Colombia beats its own coca growing record

October 21, 2022 - 08:23
The UN says Colombia has increased its cultivation of the plant - the main ingredient in cocaine.
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Huge marine reserve in Hawaii boosts tuna stocks

October 21, 2022 - 08:13
A huge marine reserve in the Pacific Ocean has benefits for both fish and fishers, scientists say.
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Europe faces tough decisions over nuclear power

October 21, 2022 - 08:07
With high energy prices and disrupted gas supplies, European nations consider more nuclear power plants.
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Chess cheating row: Hans Niemann sues accusers Magnus Carlsen and Chess.com for libel

October 21, 2022 - 06:25
Hans Niemann is suing rival grandmaster Magnus Carlsen and others, after they accused him of cheating.
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New York court dismisses Kevin Spacey sexual assault lawsuit

October 21, 2022 - 05:43
The case was brought by Anthony Rapp, who had been seeking around $40m (£36m) in damages.
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Ukraine war: Iranian drone experts 'on the ground' in Crimea - US

October 21, 2022 - 04:47
Tehran has experts on the ground in Crimea helping with drone attacks on Ukraine, the White House says.
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The downfall of Steve Bannon

October 21, 2022 - 04:19
Steve Bannon, a right-wing media personality-turned-Trump adviser, is back in court once again.
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Steve Bannon: Former Trump strategist facing jail time in contempt case

October 21, 2022 - 04:18
Bannon was convicted of contempt of Congress for refusing to co-operate with the January 6 committee.
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Liz Truss resignation: World politicians and media react to Truss departure

October 21, 2022 - 03:03
News of Liz Truss's resignation prompted quick reaction from political leaders and media commentators around the world.
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China anger over death of girl, 14, sent to Covid quarantine

October 20, 2022 - 21:02
Footage of the teenager visibly ill have sparked anger online - relatives say pleas for help were ignored.
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Qatar scandal: Exclusive BBC interview on trauma of invasive medical examinations

October 20, 2022 - 20:22
British and Australian women speak out about their trauma following invasive medical examinations by Qatari officials in 2020.
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Giraffe kills toddler in South Africa game park

October 20, 2022 - 20:05
Giraffes are not usually aggressive except when females are protecting their calves.
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Abolfazl Adinezadeh: Teenage protester shot dead by security forces - sources

October 20, 2022 - 19:45
Security forces fired a shotgun at point-blank range at Abolfazl Adinezadeh, 17, sources say.
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Argentina celebrates return of Maradona's World Cup final shirt

October 20, 2022 - 19:28
It was donated by Germany's Lothar Matthäus, who swapped shirts with Maradona during the 1986 final.
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