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Bulandshahr violence: Arrests over India policeman killing

Image copyright Courtesy: Sumit Sharma Image caption Police officer Subodh Kumar Singh died in clashes over alleged cow slaughter Three men have been held over the killing of an Indian police officer in mob violence that erupted after rumours spread that cows had been slaughtered. Subodh Kumar Singh was killed as police clashed with right […]

Tencent Music: Chinese firm to raise $1.2bn in New York listing

Image copyright Getty Images China’s Tencent Music has revived its plans to list in the US and raise up to $1.2bn (£940m). It would be one of the largest listings by a Chinese company on the New York Stock Exchange this year. The initial public offering, originally mooted in October, had been delayed by the […]

Afghan women’s football dream turns into nightmare

Image copyright AFP Image caption The women’s team was celebrated internationally as a symbol of a new, more liberal Afghanistan In post-Taliban Afghanistan, the women’s football team was hailed globally as a symbol of the new freedoms enjoyed by the country’s women. But now one of Afghanistan’s top sports officials has admitted that female footballers […]

Trump says China agreed to reduce tariffs on US car imports

Image copyright Getty Images Beijing will “reduce and remove” the 40% tariffs it places on US cars imported into China, US President Donald Trump has said. China has not commented on President Trump’s announcement, which he made on Twitter without providing details. The move, if confirmed, would be welcomed by a car industry unsettled by […]

Angela Merkel’s ‘PM cheat sheet’ amuses Australia

Image copyright EPA Image caption German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Australian PM Scott Morrison at the G20 Summit As Australia’s fifth prime minister since 2013, Scott Morrison could probably forgive German Chancellor Angela Merkel for doing some quick study before their first meeting. As the pair sat down together at the G20 summit, cameras captured […]

‘Kiwi’ nickname not discriminatory, Australian tribunal finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The term “Kiwi” is derived from the name of a New Zealand bird A New Zealand woman has unsuccessfully argued that she was a victim of racial discrimination after being labelled a “Kiwi” by her colleagues in Australia. Julie Savage said she was disrespected when her boss and co-workers […]

G20: US and China agree to suspend new trade tariffs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump (front right) last met Mr Xi (front left) last year US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. The two men met in Buenos Aires after the G20 summit […]

Fighting South Korea’s spy cam porn ‘epidemic’

Hidden cameras capture women undressing, going to the toilet, or even in changing rooms in South Korea. It’s then uploaded to the internet without their knowledge. Soo-yuen Park has dedicated her life to helping women who have been victims of spy cam porn. BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world […]

Fighting South Korea’s spy cam porn ‘epidemic’

Hidden cameras capture women undressing, going to the toilet, or even in changing rooms in South Korea. It’s then uploaded to the internet without their knowledge. Soo-yuen Park has dedicated her life to helping women who have been victims of spy cam porn. BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world […]

Fighting South Korea’s spy cam porn ‘epidemic’

Hidden cameras capture women undressing, going to the toilet, or even in changing rooms in South Korea. It’s then uploaded to the internet without their knowledge. Soo-yuen Park has dedicated her life to helping women who have been victims of spy cam porn. BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world […]