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BTS Festa 2021: Pop band mark anniversary by recreating classic photos

The pop band are celebrating their eighth anniversary with a two week-long fan event.

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China's new 'tang ping' trend aims to highlight pressures of work culture

A new trend aims to highlight the pressure on younger people to find jobs and work longer shifts.

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Pakistan overturns Christian couple’s blasphemy death sentences

Blasphemy convictions are often eventually overturned on appeal in Pakistan. Last year, Asia Bibi left the country after more than a decade in prison, having…

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Lighting a candle for Tiananmen and Hong Kong freedoms

Every 4 June for the past three decades, tens of thousands of Hongkongers have gathered in a park to hold a candlelight vigil, mourning those…

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The Afghan policewoman facing abuse at work

A BBC investigation has revealed widespread allegations of sexual harassment and abuse in the Afghan Police Force. After months of research, the BBC has spoken…

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Hearings in London aim to assess allegations of genocide in China

A dozen experts have been invited to give evidence at the hearings, including Dr Darren Byler, an anthropologist at the University of Denver, Colorado; Dr…

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Oshin: The gritty Japanese drama that gripped the world

The 1980s TV show Oshin was a rare Asian global blockbuster that had a lasting cultural impact.

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Covid Victoria: ‘Swab dogs’ spread joy in Melbourne lockdown

Pathology worker Tiffany White works at drive-through Covid testing centres across the city of Melbourne, Australia. She noticed people bringing their dogs along for the…

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Microsoft says error caused 'Tank Man' Bing censorship

Microsoft’s Bing search engine showed no image results for the famous Tiananmen Square protester.

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The India Covid patients whose lonely deaths went viral

Indian families are grappling with questions about a horrific night at a hospital in Delhi.

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