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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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German army reserve officer on trial over claims of spying for Russia

August 12, 2022 - 00:45
The reserve officer is accused of passing information to Russia between 2014 and 2020.
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UN alarm as Ukraine nuclear power plant shelled again

August 12, 2022 - 00:12
Ukraine and Russia trade accusations as the Zaporizhzhia nuclear facility, Europe's largest, is hit.
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Megafire rips through swathes of land near Bordeaux

August 11, 2022 - 22:51
Firefighters continue to try to extinguish the wildfire raging through the Gironde region.
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Afghanistan: Cleric killed by bomb hidden in artificial leg - reports

August 11, 2022 - 22:04
Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, who had close ties with the Taliban, was a prominent supporter of girls' education.
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Kenya Election 2022: Why the count is taking so long

August 11, 2022 - 20:17
The electoral commission tells people not to panic as media houses broadcast different tallies.
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France firefighters battle 'monster' wildfire near Bordeaux

August 11, 2022 - 19:23
The blaze in France's south-west has gutted a number of homes and forced some 10,000 people to flee.
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