China-Taiwan: Beijing conducts new military drills near island

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 16:13
The drills were due to end on Sunday but a statement said sea and air exercises were continuing.
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Qantas asks executives to work as baggage handlers for three months

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 15:19
The airline's head of operations has asked for 100 volunteers to fill the roles for three months.
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Hong Kong cuts Covid hotel quarantine to three days

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 13:15
Hotel quarantine is to be followed by four days of "medical surveillance" at home or any hotel.
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Extreme drought: Dried-up Italian river reveals unexploded WWII bomb

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 12:21
Extreme drought and historic heat have caused the River Po's water levels to drop dramatically.
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Japanese sailor stabbed during remembrance ceremony in Honiara

Japan Society News - August 8, 2022 - 12:09
A Japanese sailor has been stabbed at Bloody Ridge in Solomon Islands during a World War II remembrance ceremony in Honiara. (
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Colombia: New left-wing leader wants global drugs rethink

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 09:35
President Gustavo Petro is demanding a new global strategy to tackle his nation's drugs industry.
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Solo Traveling to a Japanese Historical Village | Shirakawa-go in Heavy Rain

Japan Travel News - August 8, 2022 - 09:31
I'm going to travel to Shirakawa-go, one of the most famous historical villages in Japan. It's known for Gassho-style house. ( Solo Travel Japan)
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Kyrgios beats Yoshioka to win Citi Open

Japan Sports News - August 8, 2022 - 09:29
Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios ended a three-year title drought by claiming the trophy at the site of his last triumph, saving the only break point he faced in the Citi Open final Sunday along the way to a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Yoshihito Nishioka. (Japan Today)
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It's like a warzone - Haitians surrounded by turf wars

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 08:44
An estimated 60% of the capital Port-au-Prince is now considered “lawless”, human rights groups say.
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Kenya election 2022: Charts that explain the nation

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 08:39
The BBC tracks the crucial issues facing Kenyans as the country chooses a new president on 9 August.
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Anti-abortion Gen Zers see cause as social justice

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 08:33
Anti-abortion Gen-Z activists think their fight isn't at odds with the generational theme.
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The newborns fighting for survival in Afghanistan

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 08:00
The BBC visits a maternity ward where mothers are forced to share beds and have no access to pain relief.
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu great Leandro Lo shot in head in Sao Paulo club

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 05:50
The athlete has been declared brain dead and police say the suspect is on the run.
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Scorching weather forecast until Friday in many parts of Japan

Japan Travel News - August 8, 2022 - 05:02
Japanese weather officials are urging people to take precautions against heatstroke, as sweltering heat is expected in many parts of the country in the coming days. (NHK)
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US President Biden leaves White House for first time since Covid

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 00:25
The US president is leaving for his home state of Delaware after testing negative for the virus.
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Israel-Gaza: Talks under way to broker ceasefire in Gaza

BBC World News - August 7, 2022 - 23:45
Egypt tries to broker a truce between Israel and Palestinian militants, as Gazans mourn their dead.
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Climate change: US takes step closer to passing 'historic' bill

BBC World News - August 7, 2022 - 23:01
The bill - which aims to help reduce US carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 - could pass next week.
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Horniman Museum to return 72 artefacts to Nigeria

BBC World News - August 7, 2022 - 21:00
The chair of the Horniman Museum said it was "moral" to return items taken by "force" years ago.
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Sanya: Covid lockdown strands tourists on 'China's Hawaii'

BBC World News - August 7, 2022 - 19:47
Over 80,000 tourists in the resort known as "China's Hawaii" face new restrictions and cancelled flights.
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Mexican mining rescue: Ten miners trapped underground

BBC World News - August 7, 2022 - 19:45
The 10 workers are stuck underground in Coahuila after a tunnel wall collapsed in a mine shaft.
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