Behind the mask

Behind the mask..

Tyler Holmes 27-Jun, 18:00 8 BBC

A photography project which shows women wearing a cow mask and asks the politically explosive question - whether women are less important...


Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck'

Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck'..

Joseph Williams 27-Jun, 16:36 6 BBC

A superstitious elderly passenger delayed a flight in Shanghai after throwing coins at the engine for good luck, a Chinese airline has...


Pakistan inferno: Father's anguish as tanker dead buried

Pakistan inferno: Father's anguish as tanker dead buried..

David Brooks 27-Jun, 16:24 7 BBC

A mass burial has been held in Pakistan for 125 unidentified victims of Sunday's fuel tanker inferno in the southern province of Punjab. ...


Australia census: Five takeaways from a changing country

Australia census: Five takeaways from a changing country..

Gavin Perry 27-Jun, 13:54 9 BBC

The results of Australia's 2016 census have been released, and they paint a clear picture of a country in the midst of change. Here are...


Human trafficking: US downgrades China over record

Human trafficking: US downgrades China over record..

Diego Ross 27-Jun, 13:54 9 BBC

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Delhi Golf Club 'sorry' after woman ejected over dress

Delhi Golf Club 'sorry' after woman ejected over dress..

David Brooks 27-Jun, 09:30 9 BBC

An elite Delhi club has apologised after its staff told a woman who turned up dressed in a traditional north-eastern Indian outfit to...


Philippines to make enthusiastic singing of national anthem mandatory

Philippines to make enthusiastic singing of national anthem..

Ella Flores 27-Jun, 09:30 8 BBC

The Philippine House of Representatives has approved a bill making enthusiastic singing of the national anthem compulsory. "The singing...


Nitcharee Peneakchanasak: Amputee wins 'best job in Thailand'

Nitcharee Peneakchanasak: Amputee wins 'best job in Thailand'..

Tyler Holmes 27-Jun, 09:30 10 BBC

A Thai woman who lost both her legs as a teenager has won a job in a hospital which will pay her one million baht (?23,000; $29,000) a...


Modi's enthusiastic bear hug bests Trump's handshake

Modi's enthusiastic bear hug bests Trump's handshake..

Andrew Martin 27-Jun, 09:30 8 BBC

The initial approach was slow with arms outstretched and there was no hint of the embrace to come, though if Mr Trump's advisers had done...


Liu Xiaobo: China tells US not to interfere over jailed dissident

Liu Xiaobo: China tells US not to interfere over jailed dissident..

Anna Torres 27-Jun, 09:30 8 BBC

Beijing has hit back at Washington for "irresponsible remarks" after the US criticised its treatment of Chinese Nobel peace laureate Liu...


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