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  1. India takes down local website of Cambridge Analytica

    The company counts both of India's major political parties among its clients.
  2. Eddie Woo: The maths teacher who became an unlikely star

    Eddie Woo's high-energy lessons on YouTube are inspiring students around the globe.
  3. Trump set to announce China sanctions after IP probe

    The White House says its investigation finds that China encourages the theft or transfer of intellectual property.
  4. Families of IS India victims learned of deaths on television

    The government is criticised for not telling the families of 30 Indian workers about their deaths first.
  5. Kabul Sakhi shrine: 'Dozens dead' in New Year attack

    At least 31 people are killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack near a shrine in the Afghan capital.
  6. Myanmar president Htin Kyaw resigns

    Though elected in 2016, his close friend Aung San Suu Kyi has acted as de facto president.
  7. Ek Do Teen: The unpopular Bollywood remake that crossed 18m views

    The original version of Ek Do Teen was a 1988 blockbuster hit that catapulted its heroine to stardom.
  8. North Korea says sanctions did not push it to seek US talks

    State media says North Korea's "self-confidence" brought about the recent diplomatic thaw.
  9. Casino mogul Packer quits over mental health

    Australian billionaire James Packer had only rejoined the board of his gaming empire in August.
  10. Justine Damond shooting: US policeman charged with murder

    Justine Damond's death in Minneapolis caused an outcry in both the US and Australia.
  11. Tajikistan ministry's book tells women how to dress

    A book published by the government tells Tajik women what they should - and should not - be wearing.
  12. Lawsuit after Malaysian flag reported as 'IS symbol' in US

    A US employee association is being sued after restricting a Muslim man's membership over the row.
  13. Can the Virgin Mary halt dynamite fishing?

    A group of "Sea Knights" are trying to end destructive fishing practices in the Philippines.
  14. Australia bushfire: Beach town Tathra engulfed in flames

    Residents of Tathra in New South Wales have had to flee their homes via the beach.
  15. Blossom in south-west China captured by drone

    Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China.
  16. The Indians who used kayaking to transform their lives

    There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.
  17. Rebuilding your country with retro rock

    Kak Channthy's story of overcoming poverty and hardship inspired people from all around the globe.
  18. The Rohingya children trafficked for sex

    Teenage refugee girls are being sold for sex after fleeing conflict in Myanmar, the BBC finds.
  19. Xi Jinping: How China's president got ahead, in hats

    The story of China's parliament told in hats - and the shock that had some analysts eating theirs.
  20. The 'hate speech' TV anchor teaming up with Imran Khan

    Amir Liaquat Hussain is popular with viewers - but has also been accused of inciting hatred and using lewd content.