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Global implications for NZ ‘Million Dollar Mouse’ success

Image copyright George Shuklin Image caption Know your enemy: New Zealand has eliminated 200,000 mice from one of its remote islands in a bid to save other species New Zealand has declared victory in its bid to eradicate mice from a remote group of islands, in a project that could spell hope around the world […]

Eleven jailed for life over India ‘beef’ murder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cow vigilante groups often check vehicles for illegal transportation of cows in many states A court in the northern Indian state of Jharkhand has sentenced 11 men to life in prison for lynching a Muslim meat trader last year. Alimuddin Ansari, 55, was beaten to death by the men […]

Eddie Woo: The maths teacher who became an unlikely star

Australian teacher Eddie Woo has won fans worldwide with his high-energy maths lessons, posted on YouTube. Mr Woo recently won Australia’s Local Hero award and was a finalist for the Global Teacher Prize. He explains his infectious lesson strategies to the BBC in Sydney. Video produced by Frances Mao and Tessa Wong. Eddie Woo: The […]

Rebuilding your country with retro rock

Rebuilding your country with retro rock

Image copyright CambodianSpaceProject Image caption Kak Channthy – a model of strength and independence Cambodian singer Kak Channthy rose from poverty to perform in front of audiences worldwide. Dubbed Cambodia’s Amy Winehouse, she was the voice and face of a revival of the legendary 1960s rock scene that swept the country pre-genocide. Her band, the […]

The Rohingya children trafficked for sex

Media caption‘Boys raped me’ – Rohingya child trafficked for sex Girls in their early teens are being trafficked into prostitution in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, a BBC News investigation has found. Foreigners seeking sex can easily gain access to children who have fled conflict in Myanmar and now face a new threat. Anwara is […]

Xi Jinping warns any attempt to split China is ‘doomed to fail’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Xi Jinping laid out his grand vision for China’s future Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power. Mr Xi said “achieving total unity” was the “collective hope of all Chinese people” and any attempts to divide it […]

Xi Jinping warns any attempt to split China is ‘doomed to fail’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Xi Jinping laid out his grand vision for China’s future Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power. Mr Xi said “achieving total unity” was the “collective hope of all Chinese people” and any attempts to divide it […]

Xi Jinping warns any attempt to split China is ‘doomed to fail’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Xi Jinping laid out his grand vision for China’s future Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power. Mr Xi said “achieving total unity” was the “collective hope of all Chinese people” and any attempts to divide it […]

Xi Jinping warns any attempt to split China is ‘doomed to fail’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Xi Jinping laid out his grand vision for China’s future Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power. Mr Xi said “achieving total unity” was the “collective hope of all Chinese people” and any attempts to divide it […]

India confirms killing of 39 workers kidnapped by IS

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The workers were kidnapped in 2014 India has confirmed the deaths of 39 construction workers kidnapped by Islamic State militants (IS) in Iraq. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said the DNA of 38 workers matched with bodies found in a mass grave. Since the kidnapping in Mosul in 2014, the […]