Bangladesh reels from surge in snake bites
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Bangladesh reels from surge in snake bites

All health centres and hospitals in Bangladesh have been ordered to stock anti-venom after reports of a surge in snake bites across the country. Health Minister Dr Samanta…

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Naked swimmers mark Australia's winter solstice
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Naked swimmers mark Australia's winter solstice

Around 3,000 people took the plunge in the River Derwent in Hobart to mark the winter solstice. Source link

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Tourist accused of blasphemy killed by mob
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Tourist accused of blasphemy killed by mob

A tourist has been dragged from a police station and killed by a mob in north-west Pakistan after being accused of blasphemy. The police had been attempting to…

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The Indian film star arrested in fan’s murder case
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The Indian film star arrested in fan’s murder case

22 minutes ago By Geeta Pandey, BBC News, Delhi • Imran Qureshi, BBC News, Bengaluru Manu PH Actor Darshan has a huge fan following in Karnataka Darshan Thoogudeepa, a superstar of the Kannada-language…

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Pope told by student to stop using anti-LGBTQ language
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Pope told by student to stop using anti-LGBTQ language

Pope Francis has been told by a Filipino Catholic university student to “stop using offensive language” against LGBTQ people. Slurs cause “immense pain”, Jack Lorenz Acebedo Rivero said…

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New Zealand woman sues partner for not taking her to airport
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New Zealand woman sues partner for not taking her to airport

A New Zealand tribunal has dismissed a woman’s claim against her then-partner after he failed to take her to the airport, leading her to miss her flight ahead…

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Taiwan braces for fresh protests over controversial new law
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Taiwan braces for fresh protests over controversial new law

Tens of thousands of supporters of Taiwan’s ruling party are expected to gather outside parliament on Friday after it pushed ahead with a hugely controversial “contempt of parliament”…

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Olympic refugee team: Farzad Mansouri on his Kabul-Britain journey
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Olympic refugee team: Farzad Mansouri on his Kabul-Britain journey

Mansouri was in Tokyo, having lost in the last 16 in the +80kg category at the Olympics, when a brother, who lives in London, called him. His sibling’s…

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Microsoft back as most valuable listed company as Nvidia slips
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Microsoft back as most valuable listed company as Nvidia slips

Nvidia has handed back the position as the world’s most valuable company to Microsoft after its share price fell by more than 3.5% on Thursday. The artificial intelligence…

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Car maker fined $6.4m for selling China-made vehicles as Italian
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Car maker fined $6.4m for selling China-made vehicles as Italian

The Italian government has fined a car company $6.4m (£5m) for allegedly branding vehicles that were made in China as being produced in Italy. DR Automobiles misleading market…

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