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Indonesia: At least 174 dead in football crush access_time2022-10-02

Oct 2: About 180 were also hurt in aftermath of home team Arema FC's loss to bitter rivals at the overcrowded stadium late on Saturday in Malang, East Java. The crush took place after police tear-gassed fans who invaded the pitch. As panic sp...

Ukraine round-up: Putin claims parts of Ukraine and horror as rocket strike kills dozens access_time2022-09-30

OCT 1: In an angry speech in Moscow filled with accusations against the West, he claimed that people in Russian-held Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions had made their choice to join Russia. But there was no independent monitoring of ...

Ukraine war: US will never recognise Russia's annexation attempts, Biden vows access_time2022-09-29

SEPT 30: He was speaking ahead of a speech on Friday from Vladimir Putin, who is expected to declare that four Ukrainian regions are joining Russia. The Kremlin says Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson voted to join Russia in recent referendu...

Russia to formally annex four more areas of Ukraine access_time2022-09-29

SEPT 29: Russian-backed officials had earlier claimed the five-day exercise secured almost total popular support. So-called votes were held in Luhansk and Donetsk in the east, and in Zaporizhzhia and Kherson in the south. The Russian president wi...

Hilaree Nelson: Body of famed US climber found on Mt Manaslu in Himalayas access_time2022-09-28

SEPT 29: Nelson, 49, was descending the world's eighth highest summit with her partner when she went missing on Monday. Rescuers found her body on the south face of the 8,163m (26,781ft) peak on Wednesday. Earlier reports said she had falle...

Kamala Harris in S Korea day after North fires missiles access_time2022-09-28

SEPT 29: The launch, which breaches UN sanctions, comes as the US and South Korea hold joint naval drills in the waters around the Korean peninsula. South Korea and Japan officials have condemned the "provocations". It's the second ...

Optus: How a massive data breach has exposed Australia access_time2022-09-28

SEPT 29: Some experts say it may be the worst data breach in Australia's history. But this week has seen more dramatic and messy developments - including ransom threats, tense public exchanges and scrutiny over whether this constituted a "h...

Shakira to stand trial in Spain for tax evasion access_time2022-09-27

SEPT 28: A Barcelona court has ordered the singer to stand trial for six alleged tax crimes, although a date has not yet been set. Spanish prosecutors want to jail the superstar for eight years and fine her €23.8m if she is found guilty. The...

Ukraine war: Russia claims win in occupied Ukraine 'sham' referendums access_time2022-09-27

SEPT 28: Moscow-installed officials in the regions are now claiming almost total support among those who took part in the disputed votes on joining Russia. The polls were denounced as a sham by Ukraine's government and its allies. In the abse...

iPhone in India: Apple makes new handset in India in shift from China access_time2022-09-26

SEPT 27: The company makes most of its phones in China but has shifted some production outside the country as tensions rise between Washington and Beijing. China's 'zero-Covid' policies, that have triggered widespread lockdowns, have als...

Deadly gun attack at Russian school access_time2022-09-26

SEPT 26: Victims include seven children at the school of about 1,000 pupils in the city of Izhevsk. The gunman killed himself at the scene. He was a former pupil of the school. Russian media have posted videos which appear to show panic inside th...

Typhoon Noru: Four dead as 'explosive' typhoon hits Philippines access_time2022-09-25

SEPT 26: Typhoon Noru, previously classed as a super typhoon, caused gusts of up to 240kph (149mph) on Luzon, where more than half of the country's 110 million population live. Forecasters say the storm experienced an "explosive intensifica...

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea access_time2022-09-24

SEPT 25: It came after a US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea to participate in joint drills, and ahead of a planned visit by Vice President Kamala Harris. Seoul said the launch was an "act of grave provocation". The UN prohibits ...

Dozens of migrants killed as boat sinks off Syrian coast access_time2022-09-23

Sept 24: At least 77 migrants have died after the boat they were travelling in sank off Syria's coast, the country's state-run media has reported. Twenty survivors are being treated in a hospital in the Syrian city of Tartus. Officials sa...

Ukraine 'referendums': Soldiers go door-to-door for votes in polls access_time2022-09-23

SEPT 24: "You have to answer verbally and the soldier marks the answer on the sheet and keeps it," one woman in Enerhodar told the BBC. In southern Kherson, Russian guardsmen stood with a ballot box in the middle of the city to collect peo...

Sri Lanka: Inflation rate jumps to 70.2% in August access_time2022-09-21

SEPT 22: Official data also showed food prices rose by 84.6% compared to a year ago. The South Asian nation of 22m people was plunged into financial and political chaos this year as it faced a shortage of foreign currencies. The country has been ...

Ukraine war: Who is winning? access_time2022-09-21

SEPT 22: However, Russian forces still hold about a fifth of the country. How has the conflict changed? Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, surrounding the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. It also launched attacks in the south, east and north of the co...

Raju Srivastava: Popular Indian comedian dies aged 58 access_time2022-09-21

SEPT 21: Srivastava was being treated at a hospital in the capital, Delhi, following a heart attack on 10 August. The comedian had been taken to hospital and put on life-support after experiencing chest pain and collapsing while working out at the g...

Japan man sets himself on fire in apparent protest of Abe funeral access_time2022-09-20

SEPT 21: Hundreds of foreign dignitaries are expected to attend the funeral on 27 September. On Wednesday, witnesses called police after spotting a man on fire near the prime minister's office in Tokyo. Officers put out the blaze, and took th...

Ukraine war: Occupied areas call urgent vote to join Russia access_time2022-09-20

SEPT 21: Russia's invasion has stalled in recent months and Ukraine has recaptured swathes of territory in the north-east. Now Russian-backed officials in the east and south say they want votes on joining Russia starting this week. Russia ann...