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Date Title
2022-12-08 Li Wenliang: Chinese pour hearts out on Covid martyr's page

Thousands are leaving emotional comments on the online page of a doctor who sounded the Covid alarm.

2022-12-08 Sri Lanka crisis: The children going hungry as food prices soar

Soaring food prices in the country have forced many families to go without enough to eat.

2022-12-08 ‘Doctors fitted a contraceptive coil without my consent’

A Danish investigation will look at a historic scandal in Greenland, but women tell the BBC of recent involuntary contraception.

2022-12-07 China zero-Covid: Hope and worry in Beijing as key policies scrapped

People in Beijing see a cautious return to life after China lifts its most severe Covid restrictions.

2022-12-07 Nigerians warned of TikTok video challenge virus

Officials say a social media trend is being used to infect devices with a dangerous malware.

2022-12-07 China abandons key parts of zero-Covid strategy after protests

Officials say asymptomatic and mild cases will no longer be forced into state quarantine centres.

2022-12-07 US tech layoffs: The good Samaritans helping Indians find jobs

Tech workers are rallying together to help peers who face having to leave the US after being laid off.

2022-12-06 Ukraine war: Zelensky visits troops near 'most difficult' front line

Ukraine's president says the defence of the Donetsk region is crucial to protect the entire nation.

2022-12-06 Indonesia's new sex laws and what they could mean for tourism

Holiday hotspots like Bali are still recovering from the pandemic - now new laws could derail them again.

2022-12-05 China Covid: Xi's face-saving exit from his signature policy

If you want to know what the government's plan is, look at what it does rather than what it says.

2022-12-05 Taiwan's front-line battle against mobile phone fraud

How Taiwanese phone fraud fighters are able to warn the world about the latest scams.

2022-12-05 Meta, Amazon, Twitter layoffs: 'Tech layoffs will not destroy our American dreams'

Surbhi Gupta, who was laid off in the US, on the uncertainties she and other visa holders are dealing with.

2022-12-05 Nigeria's Kaduna train attack: How I survived hijacking and captivity

Nigeria's reopening of a high-speed rail link brings back traumatic memories for hostage survivors.

2022-12-05 China protests: Why is it struggling to vaccinate the elderly?

China has not vaccinated enough old people, making it difficult to abandon its zero-Covid policy.

2022-12-03 Rail strike is cancelled - at the cost of paid sick leave

The pandemic and a vicious flu season has re-energised the fight for paid sick leave.

2022-12-02 Santa Claus is coming to town (via video call)

The pandemic upended life for millions around the world - and Santa was no exception.

2022-12-02 Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa leader's future in doubt amid scandal

South Africans wait with baited breath as ANC leaders adjourn crisis talks.

2022-12-02 Egypt mothers misled into Caesarean sections - campaigner

Egypt has a high Caesarean section rate, with doctors accused of using it for cash and convenience.

2022-12-02 China protests: The young people powering the demonstrations

Driven to breaking point by zero Covid, educated young Chinese are questioning the Communist Party's rule.

2022-12-01 China condemns British lawmakers' Taiwan visit

"This is... a gross interference in China's internal affairs," a embassy spokesperson said.

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