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Lyse Doucet reports from Afghanistan on what the Taliban's takeover has meant for its people.

President Vladimir Putin made the comments in a letter sent to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

In his Independence Day speech, the PM said there was no room for discrimination in new India.

For two decades, Mumbai-based Chicago Radio became synonymous with India's freedom struggle.

The mass loss of trees in 2015 provides important lessons for the future, scientists say.

Cases in the Marshall Islands have surged not long after the first community spread was confirmed.

Inflation and the Ukraine war lead to 50% jump in costs.

The trip comes just 12 days after a controversial tour by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, also known as "the big bull" of Indian markets, has died at the age of 62.

The militants fire into the air as women call for "work and freedom" after a year of Taliban rule.

India's health ministry denies supply disruptions, but activists allege a shortage of essential drugs.

Soong Hert Fong suffocated his wife of 28 years during their stay in Newcastle last December.

Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, who had close ties with the Taliban, was a supporter of girls' education.

Britain left India 75 years ago and the country became two separate states, India and Pakistan.

Seventy five years later, young people on both sides of the border talk about how their history impacts them.

The BBC met six Indians who were named after landmark events that unfolded during their birth.

Two sisters are among five women from Afghanistan's national cycling team now training in Italy.

In a new TV show, Miriam Margolyes asks whether Australia is truly the land of the fabled 'fair go'.

Darlings, starring Alia Bhatt, is the story of a young couple in love - and violence and revenge.

Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted for bribery and embezzlement, has been granted a presidential pardon.

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With bills set to soar this winter, the party says its plan would save typical households £1,000.

Sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos published a series of video tweets of him being questioned by police.

A campaign group says it has been "inundated" with messages about nurseries going out of business suddenly.

Many BAME patients waiting for a donor kidney are blood type B so development could be 'game-changer'.

This compares to an average of 3.8 days a week pre-pandemic, research by a consultancy suggests

The comedian says his act has been "cheapened" after The Pleasance axed his Edinburgh Fringe show.

The accountancy giant is lowering its recruitment criteria which it claims will improve diversity.

He hosted his Sunday afternoon programme for 13 years but recently rotated the slot with Rob Beckett.

South West Water says it was "left with no other choice" to "protect our precious water".

Temperatures have exceeded 30C in much of England and Wales - but rain is forecast.

Lochaber Mountain Rescue helped Turkish Mountain dog Maggie off the hill when she refused to budge.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says he is "proud to support" an event that is "more vital than ever".

A degree can be valuable in many ways. Here is a look at some of the financial pros and cons.

The insects grow into death's-head hawkmoths, known for their distinctive skull pattern.

The corner of Tuscany where they have been honouring their culinary links to Scotland for decades.

In a new TV show, Miriam Margolyes asks whether Australia is truly the land of the fabled 'fair go'.

The age of motherhood in Wales is rising as older mothers overtake young ones for the first time.

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band from Northern Ireland came out top at the Glasgow green event.

Debbie Todd uses her camera to capture and celebrate people's disabilities and differences.

Bad information and myths about UK heatwave circulate on social media, we debunk them