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Power of Pink

September 22, 2016 - 7:40pm
A new film challenging Bollywood's popular misogynistic tropes including stalking and rape threats as romantic moves is making waves, writes Sudha G Tilak.
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The 'Pokemon soft toy uncle' rescued by the internet

September 22, 2016 - 7:37pm
Hundreds of Malaysians have banded together to help an elderly cancer-stricken soft toy seller, whose story went viral on Facebook.
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Mum and dad

September 22, 2016 - 7:13pm
In one of South America's most high-profile transgender families, the father has just given birth.
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Syria war: Army declares new offensive in eastern Aleppo

September 22, 2016 - 7:12pm
The Syrian government announces a fresh offensive against rebel-held eastern Aleppo following the collapse of a week-long ceasefire.
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Bonanza for Bosnia

September 22, 2016 - 7:07pm
Bosnia's biggest foreign investment by a Dubai-based property developer is causing some unease amongst locals. But the country needs all the help it can get.
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Ig Nobel win for Alpine 'goat man'

September 22, 2016 - 7:06pm
A British man who lived in the Swiss Alps as a goat for three days wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
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Get off my land!

September 22, 2016 - 7:03pm
Up to a billion people in Africa derive their main income from farming, but many get embroiled in disputes over whether they really own their land. Can tech help?
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Yahoo breach: Troy Hunt gives tips to protect yourself

September 22, 2016 - 6:16pm
Security expert Troy Hunt discusses the scale of the Yahoo breach and what steps its users should take to protect their data.
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Egypt boat capsize: The survivors and those left behind

September 22, 2016 - 6:09pm
Orla Guerin spoke to migrants who survived their boat capsizing off the coast of Egypt.
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Israel's Netanyahu asks Palestinian president to address parliament

September 22, 2016 - 4:53pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invites Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to address Israel's parliament during a speech at the UN.
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Pennsylvania man crawls to safety three days after car crash

September 22, 2016 - 4:32pm
A Pennsylvania man survives a horrific car crash that killed his girlfriend by crawling to the road three days after the accident.
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Fernando Machado, the transgender man who gave birth

September 22, 2016 - 4:22pm
Fernando Machado and Diane Rodriguez are new parents, but being transgender in Ecuador is not easy.
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Syria conflict: Warplanes set rebel-held Aleppo ablaze

September 22, 2016 - 4:16pm
Rebel-held areas of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo saw the heaviest air strikes in months overnight, activists say, with entire streets set ablaze.
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Four rare white lions cubs born in Poland

September 22, 2016 - 3:50pm
Four rare white lion cubs have been born in a zoo in Poland.
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Footage 'shows warplanes attack Aleppo'

September 22, 2016 - 3:44pm
Unverified footage purports to show warplanes attacking the town of Kafr Dael in Aleppo, Syria.
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Charlotte police chief: Video does not 'definitively' show pointed gun

September 22, 2016 - 3:30pm
A North Carolina police chief says video of a fatal police shooting does not provide "definitive" evidence the black man who died was pointing a gun.
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Scientists solve singing fish mystery

September 22, 2016 - 1:58pm
Scientists bring singing fish into their lab to work out the biological secret of an aquatic creature that hums at night.
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Putin names ally Sergei Naryshkin as new foreign spy chief

September 22, 2016 - 1:49pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin appoints long-standing ally Sergei Naryshkin as head of foreign intelligence services.
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Toddler survives three days alone in remote Siberia wood

September 22, 2016 - 1:18pm
A three-year-old boy manages to survive alone for 72 hours in a forest in a remote area of Siberia renowned for its wolves and bears.
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Egypt migrant boat capsize: Hundreds feared dead

September 22, 2016 - 12:40pm
Hundreds of people could have drowned after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, survivors have told the BBC.
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