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As India halts vaccine exports, Nepal faces its own Covid crisis

Nepal, a Himalayan nation of about 30 million people, is one of the least developed countries in the world. Landlocked and sandwiched between China in…

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India coronavirus: ‘My city is under siege from Covid’

The BBC’s Vikas Pandey has called Delhi home for more than a decade – but life in India’s capital has changed beyond recognition under a…

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Australia tries to woo women with childcare pledge

The coalition’s new budget boosts women’s health and childcare, but critics say wider reforms are needed.

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India Covid: Dozens more bodies wash up on Ganges river bank

A further 50 corpses are found on embankments, this time in Uttar Pradesh, as India battles Covid.

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Australian boy, 13, crushed by bin lorry after sleeping in bin

The teenager and two younger children were sleeping in the industrial bin in Port Lincoln.

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Myanmar: Journalists who fled coup face Thailand deportation

Five journalists and activists who fled Myanmar’s violence are on trial for illegally entering Thailand.

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Pakistan prepares for Eid, rattled by India’s second wave

The terrible scenes from the Covid crisis across the border in India, however, have rattled officials and medical professionals in Pakistan. Last month, cases began…

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India Covid: Dozens of bodies wash up on banks of Ganges river

It is not clear where the bodies came from but local media suggest they may be Covid-19 victims.

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Agent Orange: French court rejects lawsuit against chemical companies

The case sought damages from firms that produced the notorious defoliant used in the Vietnam War.

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Gemma Chan backs Asian hate crime charity

The Humans star says her Chinese parents are among those who have faced verbal abuse.

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