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China combats corruption within anti-corruption agency

January 9, 2017 - 6:45am
China's anti-corruption watchdog admits corruption within its ranks and tightens rules.
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In pictures: Child monks of the Himalayas

January 9, 2017 - 6:43am
High in the Himalayas, young novice monks take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery.
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Gangman style

January 9, 2017 - 6:37am
As a young child, Sungju Lee dreamed of becoming an officer in the North Korean army. But by the time he was a teenager, he was fighting for survival in a street gang.
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Dating and dwarfism

January 9, 2017 - 6:31am
Paralympic hopeful Pani has never had a girlfriend and faces his fear of dating by appearing on The Undateables.
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Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani: Tributes for ex-Iran President

January 9, 2017 - 6:14am
Iran's Supreme Leader lauds "companion" ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who has died aged 82.
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Snake on a plane cancels flight

January 9, 2017 - 6:07am
A fare-dodging passenger - a snake - leads to a flight from Oman to Dubai being cancelled.
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China warns US on Taiwan leader's stopover

January 9, 2017 - 5:14am
Chinese media warns the US to respect the one-China policy, as Taiwan's leader stops in Houston.
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East Timor axes Australia border treaty over oil reserves

January 9, 2017 - 5:02am
East Timor axes a maritime border treaty with Australia to renegotiate access to lucrative oil reserves.
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Indian YouTuber in trouble over 'prank' kissing

January 9, 2017 - 4:57am
India YouTuber Sumit Verma faces backlash after randomly kissing women in public areas for a video.
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Jerusalem lorry attacker 'was IS supporter'

January 9, 2017 - 3:32am
Israel's prime minister says the man who killed four soldiers in Jerusalem probably supported IS.
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Golden Globes: Meryl Streep attacks Donald Trump in speech

January 9, 2017 - 3:25am
Meryl Streep strongly criticises Donald Trump as she receives a Golden Globes lifetime award.
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McDonald's agrees China franchise sale

January 9, 2017 - 2:40am
McDonald's agrees to sell 80% of its China and Hong Kong business, as it focuses more on franchises.
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Golden Globes 2017: La La Land sweeps awards

January 9, 2017 - 1:58am
Hollywood musical La La Land wins a record seven film prizes at the Golden Globe Awards.
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Australian man plays lawn bowls for 73 hours

January 9, 2017 - 1:50am
A man in Queensland tries to set a world record by playing lawn bowls continuously for three days.
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Jerusalem lorry attack: 'I fired until my magazine was empty'

January 9, 2017 - 12:19am
Eytan Rund, an Israeli guide who survived the Jerusalem lorry attack, recounts his ordeal.
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Samsung execs quizzed over S Korea scandal

January 8, 2017 - 11:29pm
Senior Samsung execs are questioned over the corruption scandal around the country's impeached president.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.