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Padmavat: Controversial film cleared by India's top court

January 18, 2018 - 6:17am
The Supreme court cleared Padmavat for release, overturning a ban imposed by four Indian states.
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Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors

January 18, 2018 - 6:12am
Five people survived the accident on the bus, thought to have been carrying many Uzbek nationals.
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Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first

January 18, 2018 - 5:36am
Lifeguards in Australia interrupt a drone training session to save two stricken boys.
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Brutal heat hits Australian Open

January 18, 2018 - 5:28am
Novak Djokovic comes back from a set down to beat Gael Monfils as the temperature hits 39C at the Australian Open.
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Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

January 18, 2018 - 4:48am
Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.
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North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

January 18, 2018 - 3:38am
This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.
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China's economy grows by 6.9% in 2017

January 18, 2018 - 3:26am
It's the country's first year-on-year grow figure beats Beijing's official growth target of 6.5%, though some question China's GDP data.
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Macau police hunt for casino dealer after $6m theft

January 18, 2018 - 1:55am
Such thefts are rare in the Chinese territory but at least one previous case also involved employees.
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North Korean phone users get photo beauty app

January 18, 2018 - 1:37am
Spring Scent is the latest homegrown app available to North Korea's 3.5 million smartphone owners.
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Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch

January 17, 2018 - 11:57pm
Labo will turn Switch controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit.
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Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

January 17, 2018 - 11:36pm
The Iranian ship was carrying 136,000 tons of crude when it sank in the East China Sea on 6 January.
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Cocaine found in fresh pineapples

January 17, 2018 - 9:56pm
Police in Portugal and Spain seize 754kg (1,660lbs) of drugs hidden inside a shipment of pineapples.
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Man guilty of head-butting Australia ex-PM

January 17, 2018 - 9:46pm
The attacker had claimed he was motivated by a "personal hatred" for Australia's ex-PM.
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'I miscarried and now am serving a 30 year sentence'

January 17, 2018 - 9:20pm
In 2016 Evelyn Hernandez was raped by a gang member and then jailed for 30 years for what her supporters say was a miscarriage.
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Why Turkey is poised to attack Syrian town

January 17, 2018 - 8:49pm
Turkey says it is readying an assault on a Kurdish-held town in Syria. Here's all you need to know.
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'We understand North Korea' - South Korea

January 17, 2018 - 8:27pm
South Korea's foreign minister says it will continue talks with the North with "clear eyes".
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Beauty queen hits back at racist critics

January 17, 2018 - 8:10pm
The new Miss Belgium, crowned just four days ago, has already faced racist abuse on social media.
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Hebbar's Kitchen and the Indian couple behind a food video empire

January 17, 2018 - 7:28pm
The wildly popular videos on Hebbar's Kitchen have focused on Indian audiences and vegetarian food.
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Naked Auschwitz demonstrators who killed sheep convicted

January 17, 2018 - 7:18pm
The group of 12 people killed a sheep, undressed, and chained themselves up at the former Nazi camp.
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What now for UK-France security relations?

January 17, 2018 - 7:06pm
Before the annual UK-France summit, the BBC's security correspondent assesses co-operation on key areas in the run-up to Brexit.
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