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Grandfather backs petition to banish HIV+ boy

A Chinese grandfather signed a petition to expel his HIV-positive grandson from their village, in a bid to "protect villagers' health".

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US-Cuba deal: human rights in spotlight

Human rights activists welcomed the overhaul of US-Cuba relations, but added that the Communist government has much to answer for.

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Mother arrested for murder of 8 kids

Police in Australia have arrested the mother of most of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in Cairns.

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Grandfather backs petition to banish HIV+ boy
December 20 2014 at 14:46

A Chinese grandfather signed a petition to expel his HIV-positive grandson from their village, in a bid to "protect villagers' health".

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US-Cuba deal: human rights in spotlight
December 20 2014 at 12:44

Human rights activists welcomed the overhaul of US-Cuba relations, but added that the Communist government has much to answer for.

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Mother arrested for murder of 8 kids
December 20 2014 at 09:49

Police in Australia have arrested the mother of most of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in Cairns.

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Sony hack: Obama warns N Korea
December 20 2014 at 09:49

President Barack Obama has warned North Korea it would face retaliation for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures.

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British model in Cold War sex scandal dies
December 19 2014 at 18:15

Mandy Rice-Davies, a model implicated in the Profumo affair that scandalised 1960s Britain and almost brought down the government, has died.

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Nigerian peacekeeper cured of Ebola
December 19 2014 at 17:51

A Nigerian UN peacekeeper infected with Ebola and brought to the Netherlands for treatment has been cured, the Dutch authorities said.

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No word yet from Fidel amid US-Cuba shift
December 19 2014 at 17:47

Amid the excitement over the thaw in US-Cuba relations, one person has been conspicuously absent: Fidel Castro.

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Pakistan’s most hated man
December 19 2014 at 17:15

The most hated man in Pakistan is a 36-year-old father of three and volleyball enthusiast nicknamed "Slim".

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Pope says he will not be around in 10 years
December 19 2014 at 16:16

"Dear friends, best wishes for Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games,” he said. “I will not be there." Read Story
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MH370 protest for info on missing plane
December 19 2014 at 14:47

Grieving Chinese family members of the MH370 missing Malaysian plane protest outside foreign ministry to provide them with regular updates.

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