Baad in Afghanistan: One man’s fight to end an old tradition
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Baad in Afghanistan: One man’s fight to end an old tradition

Khan-wali Adil has seen first-hand girls and women used as payment to settle disputes. His…

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Iraq suicide attack kills two, wounds eight
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Iraq suicide attack kills two, wounds eight

Two suicide bombers have attacked a police station west of Baghdad, leaving two security personnel…

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Desperate driver forgets handbrake, tries to stop sliding minibus with body
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Desperate driver forgets handbrake, tries to stop sliding minibus with body

Brazilian Senate votes to put Rousseff on trial
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Brazilian Senate votes to put Rousseff on trial

Brazil’s Senate has voted by a margin of 55 to 22 to put President Dilma…

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China slams Japan’s request for continental shelf
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China slams Japan’s request for continental shelf

The Chinese Foreign Ministry says Japan’s request to claim the continental shelf and seabeds around…

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Vivid to light up Sydney’s Taronga Zoo
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Vivid to light up Sydney’s Taronga Zoo

Some of the world’s best sculptors from China are helping efforts in Australia to save…

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CES Asia: Drones and VR in the Shanghai spotlight
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CES Asia: Drones and VR in the Shanghai spotlight

The Consumer Electronics Show, CES Asia, has begun in Shanghai. The event is double the…

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Brazil protests turn violent ahead of impeachment vote
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Brazil protests turn violent ahead of impeachment vote

Police have fought with protesters in Brazil’s largest city Sao Paulo. The clashes on Wednesday…

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Russia’s new missile RS-28 Sarmat ready for field trials soon
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Russia’s new missile RS-28 Sarmat ready for field trials soon

Russia’s news network Zvezda is reporting that the country’s new intercontinental ballistic missile will be…

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Drought in Zimbabwe: government & agencies seek to avert food crisis
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Drought in Zimbabwe: government & agencies seek to avert food crisis

East African countries may be inundated with heavy rain, but Zimbabwe is reeling under one…

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