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2022-10-12 China-Taiwan: Can a tech billionaire create a civilian fighting force?

Robert Tsao, 75, has pledged a billion Taiwan dollars to train citizens to resist a Chinese invasion.

2022-10-12 Sir David Jason describes Covid collapse

The Only Fools and Horses legend tells BBC Breakfast he had "seriously bad" Covid this summer.

2022-10-12 Is the small business surge in the US sustainable?

Start-up rates surged during the pandemic. Will it last?

2022-10-11 Uganda Ebola outbreak: First death recorded in capital Kampala

Nineteen people have now died in this outbreak but there are no other recorded cases in Kampala.

2022-10-11 Haiti crisis: Clashes and looting as anger boils over

Gang violence has led to food and fuel shortages which are hitting an already desperate population.

2022-10-11 New Zealand proposes taxing cow burps to reduce emissions

The plan has angered some in the agricultural sector, who say it will result in many farms closing.

2022-10-10 Kenya curriculum uproar as pupils behead live chickens in school

Videos of primary school pupils learning practical skills such as cooking spark a nationwide debate.

2022-10-10 ‘Exploited’ foreign doctors worry about risk to UK patients

Medics working in some British hospitals face “slave-type” conditions, says a doctors’ group.

2022-10-10 Elon Musk wades into China and Taiwan tensions

The billionaire wins China's praise for comments but Taipei says freedom is "not for sale".

2022-10-08 Ethiopia civil war: My patients are doomed to die in Tigray blockade

Ethiopia's conflict has led to those in hospital needlessly dying, a doctor in Tigray tells the BBC.

2022-10-07 New York City declares state of emergency over migrant 'crisis situation'

Mayor Eric Adams said the city is on track to spend $1bn this fiscal year to care for asylum seekers.

2022-10-07 Europe energy crisis: Italians told to turn thermostats down

Italy becomes the latest European country to impose energy-saving rules ahead of winter.

2022-10-07 Ukraine war: Biden says nuclear risk highest since 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis

Joe Biden says President Putin was "not joking" when he spoke of using tactical nuclear weapons.

2022-10-06 Zero-Covid: How Xi's flagship policy is spoiling his party

Restrictions continue for millions of Chinese and this is putting political pressure on Xi Jinping.

2022-10-06 Covid: Hong Kong to lure tourists with free air tickets

UK-based Virgin Atlantic said on Wednesday it will stop its Heathrow-Hong Kong services after 30 years.

2022-10-05 Lebanon financial crisis: The people robbing banks to get their own money

Bank customers in Lebanon cannot withdraw more than $400 a month, owing to the financial crisis.

2022-10-04 Australia vows new plan to stop extinction crisis

New strategies aim to end Australia's status as "the mammal extinction capital", its government says.

2022-10-04 Key cases to watch as US Supreme Court returns

Months after upending abortion rights, the Supreme Court returns for another term of high-profile cases.

2022-10-03 Pakistan floods: 'It’s like fighting a war with no end'

Pakistan's worst floods in years have left millions homeless and lacking clean drinking water.

2022-10-02 NFL and NFLPA say changes to concussion protocol needed after Tua Tagovailoa incident

The NFL and its players' association say changes are needed to concussion protocol after reports the doctor who cleared Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been fired.

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