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Aadujeevitham: The migrant story shining a light on Gulf states' exploitation of workers

The film tells the story of a kidnapped migrant worker forced into slave-like labour as a goat herder.

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Sudan civil war: The children living between starvation and death in Darfur

Millions have fled Sudan's year-long civil war and hunger is now leading to the deaths of many children.

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Park Choong-kwon: North Korean defector elected in South Korea

A millennial North Korean who used to develop the regime's nuclear missiles is now a South Korean lawmaker.

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Ukraine could face defeat in 2024. Here's how that might look

With ammo critically low and Western aid stalled, what might Russia attempt in Ukraine this year?

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Arizona abortion ban: Kamala Harris blames Trump

Donald Trump has distanced himself from a revived 1864 law that would ban most abortions.

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Ukraine Russia war: BBC Russian journalist Ilya Barabanov branded 'foreign agent'

A leading science journalist - Asya Kazantseva - also gets the label used to silence Kremlin critics.

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Donald Trump backs Mike Johnson after Mar-a-Lago meeting

It comes as the Republican House speaker faces internal dissent and calls for his removal.

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Netanyahu meets top officials as fears of Iran attack on Israel grow

US officials tell CBS News that Iran is ready to launch a major strike imminently.

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Sir Ian McKellen: The actor on finally playing the role he always said no to in Player Kings

The actor on taking on the role of Falstaff, the "ultimate gangster", in his latest West End play.

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Truong My Lan: Vietnamese billionaire accused in multi-billion dollar bank fraud

Truong My Lan started life as a market trader. Now, she is accused of stealing billions.