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Saudi 'should be blacklisted' over Yemen hospital attacks

April 20, 2017 - 8:46am
The UN should put Saudi Arabia back on a list of violators of child rights, two rights groups say.
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Nigeria 'gay wedding' bust leads to charges

April 20, 2017 - 8:30am
The charges are brought against people for conspiring to celebrate a gay wedding.
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US and South Korea carry out Max Thunder military drill

April 20, 2017 - 8:23am
The US and South Korea are carrying out a combat training exercise.
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US accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations' amid nuclear tensions

April 20, 2017 - 8:18am
The US secretary of state says Iran seeks to destabilise the Middle East and hurt US interests.
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Russia's Aeroflot airline accused of 'sex discrimination'

April 20, 2017 - 7:55am
The airline is fighting claims by some stewardesses that it prefers to employ slim, attractive women.
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Italy acid attack model Gessica Notaro braves TV show

April 20, 2017 - 7:50am
An ex-Miss Italy finalist goes on national TV three months after acid was thrown in her face, allegedly by an ex-boyfriend.
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Egypt '500kg woman' loses half her weight after India surgery

April 20, 2017 - 7:29am
The hospital says she can now fit into a wheelchair and sit up for longer periods of time.
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Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling

April 20, 2017 - 7:26am
The Supreme Court rules there is insufficient evidence of corruption to remove PM Nawaz Sharif.
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Too close to call

April 20, 2017 - 7:03am
As a tight campaign ends, the vote depends on an unpredictable electorate.
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New Zealand earthquake gives unexpected benefit

April 20, 2017 - 6:31am
Raised coastline could end the threat of sea erosion for the time being.
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Mosul violinist Ameen Mukdad returns to play amid ruins

April 20, 2017 - 5:13am
Musician plays in public in the city for the first time since Islamic State jihadists banned music.
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Meet the man who watches volcanoes

April 20, 2017 - 5:13am
Boris Behncke lives near Mount Etna and monitors the volcano.
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Violinist brings music back to Mosul

April 20, 2017 - 5:11am
Musician Ameen Mukdad gives his first public performance in the Iraqi city of Mosul since IS banned music and seized his instruments.
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China says Interpol seeks arrest of tycoon Guo Wengui

April 20, 2017 - 5:11am
Billionaire government critic Guo Wengui has denied allegations that he bribed a top official.
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Lauren Hutton, 73, models CK underwear

April 20, 2017 - 5:03am
The American Gigolo star appears alongside Kirsten Dunst in a new advert directed by Sofia Coppola.
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Missing history

April 20, 2017 - 3:18am
The disappearance of a key part of Thai history has puzzled and angered democracy activists.
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Credit card with a fingerprint sensor revealed by Mastercard

April 20, 2017 - 2:38am
A biometric sensor on the card will be used to verify users' identities when making purchases.
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India French envoy Pascal Mazurier acquitted of raping daughter

April 20, 2017 - 12:53am
Diplomat Pascal Mazurier, who was accused of raping his three-year-old daughter, was arrested in 2012.
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India bans use of red beacon lights on cars

April 20, 2017 - 12:17am
From 1 May, no vehicle will be allowed red beacons, shaking up India's fabled "VIP culture".
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Multiple Arkansas executions blocked by judge

April 19, 2017 - 10:48pm
First one inmate got a stay, then another court blocked all seven executions temporarily.
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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.