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Kenya's 'gay anal tests' challenged

May 4, 2016 - 11:30am
Two men allegedly forced to undergo anal examinations by Kenyan police to prove they were homosexual launch a legal challenge against the practice.
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EU sets out road to Turkey visa deal

May 4, 2016 - 11:24am
The European Commission recommends granting visa-free travel to Turkish citizens, but says Turkey has yet to fulfil key conditions.
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Palmersaurus: Australian billionaire faces political extinction

May 4, 2016 - 11:18am
Eccentric follies help sink billionaire politician
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Trump nomination divides Republicans

May 4, 2016 - 10:32am
Top Republicans are divided on whether to support Donald Trump after he all but secured the party's presidential nomination.
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EU plans fines for refusing refugees

May 4, 2016 - 10:25am
Reforms to EU asylum rules planned by the European Commission would see financial penalties for countries refusing to take in asylum seekers.
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Abu Sayyaf hostages make video plea

May 4, 2016 - 9:10am
Three hostages held by Islamist militants in the Philippines appear in a video pleading for their governments to meet the captors' demands.
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China deploys singer to disputed island

May 4, 2016 - 8:21am
Popular military entertainer Song Zuying performs in front of hundreds of troops on the reclaimed Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed South China Seas.
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Fizzy drink polling in the Philippines

May 4, 2016 - 7:57am
What fizzy drink choices say about Philippines election
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EU upholds tough rules on tobacco packs

May 4, 2016 - 6:36am
Rules that will drastically alter cigarette packaging are set to be adopted, after big tobacco firms failed to block new European Union laws.
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Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation

May 4, 2016 - 6:34am
A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of about 80,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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