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Several dead and hundreds injured in Indonesia

At least seven people are killed and hundreds injured in a quake on Sulawesi. Read full story here: BBC World ...
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Thailand allows visitors to play golf in quarantine

At six resorts, visitors will be able to play golf, rather than just having to isolate in their rooms. Read ...
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Trump takes final swipe at China's biggest companies

With just days left, the US president continues crackdown on Chinese firms with more sanctions and bans. Read full story ...
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US has conceded too much to Taliban, says Afghan vice-president

The Afghan vice-president tells the BBC that the latest US troop withdrawal will lead to violence. Read full story here: ...
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North Korea unveils new submarine-launched missile

The show of military strength comes days before the inauguration of Joe Biden as US president. Read full story here: ...
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Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package

The plan would help communities the US president-elect says have been hit hardest by the pandemic. Read full story here: ...
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Uganda social media row raises question over regulation in Africa

There will be increasing tension between the platforms and African governments, analysts say. Read full story here: BBC World News ...
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Villarejo: The rise and fall of the Spanish state's secret fixer

An undercover policeman now facing trial amassed a hoard of Spanish state secrets. Read full story here: BBC World News ...
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Colourising historical photos of the civil rights movement

Jordan J Lloyd has added digital colour to black-and-white photos of Dr King and the civil rights movement. Read full ...
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China’s pressure and propaganda – the reality of reporting Xinjiang

In addition to heavy restrictions on journalists in the Xinjiang region, China alleges “fake news”. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Rajini Chandy: The 69-year-old Indian actress trolled for ‘too sexy’ photos

Rajini Chandy, a southern Indian actress, has raised hackles in a state where women still dress modestly. Read full story ...
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German chancellor race: The men vying for Merkel's job

Three candidates are challenging to lead Angela Merkel’s CDU, but the race may not end there. Read full story here: ...
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Young, black and more likely to die in Brazil

A BBC investigation uncovers who is most at risk of lethal police violence in Brazil. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Johan 'N0tail' Sundstein: Inside the world's richest esports player's mansion

Johan “N0tail” Sundstein has earned more than $7.4m (£5.4m) in prize money to date. Read full story here: BBC World ...
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Taliban cracks down on 'costly' polygamy

The group’s leader in Afghanistan says the practice is “inviting criticism”. It’s also proving expensive. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Business

Daily Crunch: Samsung unveils Galaxy S21 line

Samsung lowers prices with its latest Galaxy S phones, Google completes its Fitbit acquisition and Beyond Meat is coming to Taco Bell. This is your ...
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Capsule raises $2 million for its video Q&A platform aimed at brands

Capsule, a video Q&A platform aimed at brands, emerged last year in direct response to the challenges companies were facing in terms of reaching consumers ...
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Home services platform Porch acquires four companies

Only a few weeks after its SPAC IPO, Porch today announced that it has made four acquisitions, worth a total of $122 million. The most ...
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