China blocks BBC website as Hong Kong tensions rise

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China blocks BBC website as Hong Kong tensions rise

Chinese censors have blocked the website of Britain's national broadcaster, the BBC said in a statement late on Wednesday, coming as tensions rise in Hong Kong between pro-democracy protesters and police.

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Kim Jong-un: North Korea leader 'appears in public'

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Kim Jong-un: North Korea leader 'appears in public'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since 3 September, the country's official news agency says.

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Islamic State crisis: 'More than 3,000' Europeans join IS

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Islamic State crisis: 'More than 3,000' Europeans join IS

The number of Europeans joining Islamist fighters in Syria and Iraq has risen to more than 3,000, the EU's anti-terrorism chief has told the BBC.

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Skirt size increase linked to breast cancer risk, says study

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Skirt size increase linked to breast cancer risk, says study

Going up several skirt sizes in midlife could be a warning sign of increased cancer risk, research suggests.

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Vietnam condemns China’s illegal island construction

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Vietnam condemns China’s illegal island construction

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned China’s illegal construction work on Gac Ma (Johnson South Reef) in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands as a “serious violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty.”

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Syria crisis: Blast kills leader of Ahrar al-Sham group

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Syria crisis: Blast kills leader of Ahrar al-Sham group

Hassan Abboud, the leader of the Syrian Islamist insurgents Ahrar al-Sham has been killed with other top commanders in a bomb blast at a meeting.

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Vietnam plans on promoting tourism on BBC

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Vietnam plans on promoting tourism on BBC

Vietnam is considering promoting tourism on the BBC TV channel, according to discussions at a meeting between a Vietnamese tourism chief and BBC representatives last week.

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Vietnam to promote tourism on BBC channel

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The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has proposed BBC Television of the UK develop a 30-second video clip advertising Vietnam ’s tourism and broadcast it on the BBC channel in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Libya crisis: US 'caught off-guard' by air strikes

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Libya crisis: US 'caught off-guard' by air strikes

The US was "caught off guard" by air strikes against Islamist militia in Libya, a senior official has told the BBC.

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13 children among Afghan Sikhs found in UK shipping container

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13 children among Afghan Sikhs found in UK shipping container

The frail survivors found inside a shipping container at a British port at the weekend following a "horrific ordeal" are Sikhs from Afghanistan and include 13 children, police said on Sunday (Aug 17).

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Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24

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Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24

A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 24 people and injured about 270 others, officials say.

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Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

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Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.

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Pianist Bich Tra returns home for summer music festival

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Pianist Bich Tra returns home for summer music festival

VietNamNet Bridge – The well-known Vietnamese-English pianist Bich Tra and other foreign musicians will teach young musicians this summer.

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MH17 plane crash: Netherlands holds solemn ceremony for victims

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MH17 plane crash: Netherlands holds solemn ceremony for victims

The Netherlands has received the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.

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British explorer considered for Vietnamese Labour Medal

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British explorer considered for Vietnamese Labour Medal

Local authorities in Quang Binh Province have recommended presenting a Labour Medal of Grade 3 to a British cave researcher.

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