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01 Feb '16, 8:51pm
Germany opens shelter for gay refugees
Germany opens shelter for gay refugees
World

Germany opened its first shelter for gay and lesbian refugees, as fears grew over threats to sexual minorities.

01 Feb '16, 3:42pm
Train runs over teen taking selfie
Train runs over teen taking selfie
World

An Indian teenager was struck and killed after he tried to take a photo of himself in front of an oncoming train, police said.

01 Feb '16, 3:40pm
‘States fail to help Syria war victims’
‘States fail to help Syria war victims’
World

Some of the countries most deeply involved in Syria's civil war are among the least generous in helping its victims, Oxfam said.

29 Jan '16, 11:11am
N Korea ‘preparing to launch rocket’
N Korea ‘preparing to launch rocket’
World

Speculation mounted that North Korea is preparing a rocket or long-range missile launch to follow its recent nuclear test, a report said.

29 Jan '16, 11:08am
Malala launches education petition
Malala launches education petition
World

Malala Yousafzai’s petition urging a Syria donors' conference to give millions for education reached over 70 000 signatures.

29 Jan '16, 11:04am
FBI releases video of Oregon shooting
FBI releases video of Oregon shooting
World

A video released by the FBI of the shooting death of a protester shows the man reaching into his jacket before being fatally shot.

29 Jan '16, 04:13am
Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’
Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’
Lifestyle

The Zika virus could infect as many as four million people in the Americas, says the World Health Organisation.

28 Jan '16, 10:39pm
Syrian peace talks derailed
Syrian peace talks derailed
World

The Syrian opposition said it will not attend peace talks in Geneva, derailing negotiations aimed at ending the five-year-long war.

28 Jan '16, 10:24pm
'Affluenza' teen back in Texas
'Affluenza' teen back in Texas
World

The US teenager derided for a defense of “affluenza” in the killing four people arrived back in Texas after being deported from Mexico.

28 Jan '16, 9:55pm
Police surround Oregon occupiers
Police surround Oregon occupiers
World

A handful of protesters remain camped out at a wildlife refuge despite the death of a comrade and calls from their jailed leader to stand down.

28 Jan '16, 4:30pm
Video: A toddler’s heartwarming prayer
Video: A toddler’s heartwarming prayer
Lifestyle

Two-year-old Sutton was caught on a baby monitor saying her prayers, the video was posted to Facebook and has gone viral.

28 Jan '16, 1:36pm
Virus scare
Virus scare
News

Zika, mosquitoes outwit Rio as Carnival, Olympics loom, writes Paulo Prada.

25 Jan '16, 07:50am
SA rapper jailed in Oz
SA rapper jailed in Oz
News

OkMalumKoolKat pleaded guilty to entering a sleeping woman’s hotel room and rubbing her private parts.

25 Jan '16, 04:28am
New Yorkers emerge after ‘Snowzilla’
New Yorkers emerge after ‘Snowzilla’
World

New York City's second-biggest snowstorm in history dumped more than 60cm of snow in the Big Apple.

24 Jan '16, 4:01pm
Blizzard: 19 killed in several states
Blizzard: 19 killed in several states
World

Millions of residents and workers began digging out from a massive blizzard that brought US cities to a standstill and killed at least 19 people.