'It was hard to breathe': China flood terror as train carriage submerged

Passengers tell of their fear after a busy subway carriage was flooded in central Henan province.

'It was hard to breathe': China flood terror as train carriage submerged
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Monkeypox: More than 200 contacts tracked in US for rare disease

Monkeypox: More than 200 contacts tracked in US for rare disease
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No instances of the rare disease had been recorded in the US since 2003.

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Europe floods: 'I have an axe beside my bed'

Europe floods: 'I have an axe beside my bed'
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Marion Wenzel showed the BBC around her flood-wrecked house in Ahrweiler, Germany.

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Former informant 'White Boy Rick' sues FBI for $100m

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Spain arrest over celebrity Twitter accounts hack

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China floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in Henan

China floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in Henan
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Passengers describe how they climbed onto chairs to keep their heads above the floodwaters.

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Gender reveal party couple face jail over deadly California wildfire

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Gold toilet found in Russian police bribery probe

Gold toilet found in Russian police bribery probe
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Investigators show video of a palatial villa, accusing traffic police of a mafia-style racket.

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Henan floods: Woman swept down street by extreme flood waters

Henan floods: Woman swept down street by extreme flood waters
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Bystanders managed to rescue the woman from the flood waters, which followed record-breaking rainfall.

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Henan floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in China

Henan floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in China
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Commuters describe how they climbed onto chairs to keep their heads above the floodwaters.

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Covid-19: India outrage over 'no oxygen shortage death data' claim

Covid-19: India outrage over 'no oxygen shortage death data' claim
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A minister's claim that no Covid deaths were reported from a lack of oxygen ...

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ICMR sero survey says two-thirds of Indians exposed to Covid

ICMR sero survey says two-thirds of Indians exposed to Covid
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JP Morgan: US banking giant gives boss 'special award'

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The award to Jamie Dimon is to persuade him to lead the company for ...

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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 chief does not rule out cancelling Games

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The global sporting event is due to start on Friday but more athletes have ...

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Covid: Anger as half of Australians in lockdown again

Covid: Anger as half of Australians in lockdown again
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Three states enforce stay-at-home orders, fuelling criticism of Australia's slow vaccination rate.

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Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?

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We may be stepping into a world in which we are all spies - ...

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Covid: France rolls out health pass as cases soar

Covid: France rolls out health pass as cases soar
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From Wednesday people will need proof of vaccination or a negative test to access ...

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Strife-torn Haiti gets new prime minister

Strife-torn Haiti gets new prime minister
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Ariel Henry's appointment comes nearly two weeks after President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated.

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Covid: The Mexican villages refusing to vaccinate

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The battle for Indonesia's Gold Island

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There are fears that a mine will threaten Sangihe island's ancient forests and local ...

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Mandira Bedi: Actress stirs debate over women's role at cremations

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India's Mandira Bedi made news for performing her husband's last rites, generally a male ...

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Netflix to include mobile games for subscribers

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The firm said on Tuesday that the "time is right to learn more about ...

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