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Doctor held after Bangkok surgery death

Thai police have arrested a Bangkok surgeon whose British patient died during a cosmetic procedure.

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UN reaches for the stars

The UN is throwing a party for its 69th birthday - and a host of celebs will be there to celebrate the world body’s achievements.

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Canadian duo ‘denied access to legal counsel’

The Canadian couple accused of spying near China's border with North Korea have been kept separately in near isolation for more than 80 days, according to their... Read Story

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Doctor held after Bangkok surgery death
October 24 2014 at 12:25

Thai police have arrested a Bangkok surgeon whose British patient died during a cosmetic procedure.

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UN reaches for the stars
October 24 2014 at 12:13

The UN is throwing a party for its 69th birthday - and a host of celebs will be there to celebrate the world body’s achievements.

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Canadian duo ‘denied access to legal counsel’
October 24 2014 at 12:12

The Canadian couple accused of spying near China's border with North Korea have been kept separately in near isolation for more than 80 days, according to their son.

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Hatchet attacker had ‘extremist leanings’
October 24 2014 at 11:36

The man who attacked a group of New York City police officers with a hatchet has been identified.

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‘I didn’t know my lover was a spy’
October 24 2014 at 11:35

British police reportedly have to compensate a woman who had a child with a man she didn’t know was an undercover agent.

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Canberra police seize 28kg of crystal meth
October 24 2014 at 11:35

Australian police have confiscated crystal meth with an estimated street value of A$25-million in Canberra.

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Kerry marks Diwali in Washington
October 24 2014 at 11:18

US Secretary of State John Kerry marked the Hindu festival of lights by urging all to embrace its spirit of optimism and hope.

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Fresh-faced ‘conman’ baffles Spain
October 24 2014 at 11:18

Police have arrested a young man who embarrassed Spain by posing as a bigwig and even shaking hands with the king.

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Ottawa gunman had a criminal record
October 24 2014 at 10:49

The gunman in this week’s attack on Canada's capital had applied for a passport and planned to travel to Syria.

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Woman dies during cosmetic surgery
October 24 2014 at 10:41

A British woman has died under anaesthesia during a corrective cosmetic procedure at a Bangkok clinic.

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