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Chaos at rally against Chinese shoppers

Hong Kong police used pepper spray at a protest against the influx of mainland shoppers to Hong Kong.

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Bangladesh pays tribute to slain blogger

Bangladeshis gathered to pay tribute to a US blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka.

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Venezuela issues travel ban for Bush

Venezuela has issued a travel ban for prominent US politicians, including former president George W Bush.

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Judge tells Muslim woman to remove hijab
February 27 2015 at 15:59

A Quebec judge told a Muslim woman she would not hear her case until she removed her head scarf, a report said.

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Hundreds denounce US blogger’s murder
February 27 2015 at 15:15

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Dhaka to denounce the murder of a US blogger of Bangladeshi origin who was hacked to death.

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Rise in nude photo incidents at temples
February 27 2015 at 15:15

At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites in Cambodia.

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Hollande blasts destruction of artefacts
February 27 2015 at 15:15

President Francois Hollande condemned the “barbaric” destruction by IS militants of priceless ancient artefacts in Iraq.

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Girl’s plea for euthanasia rejected
February 27 2015 at 11:48

Chile's government has rejected an ailing 14-year-old girl's plea on social media to let her “sleep forever.”

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Teen arrested for ‘IS-inspired’ killing
February 27 2015 at 11:48

Police in Japan arrested a teenager on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a murder “inspired by Islamist extremist executions”.

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Butt-injection death: ‘Black Madam’ testifies
February 27 2015 at 11:47

“The Michelangelo of buttocks injections” testified at her murder trial that she has been haunted since the 2011 death of a client.

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China bans ivory imports
February 27 2015 at 11:44

China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports, amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fuelled poaching.

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Second deadly shooting rocks S Korea
February 27 2015 at 11:43

A gunman shot and killed four people at a home south of Seoul in the second such incident in two days, police officials said.

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Stolen Picasso ‘smuggled into US’
February 27 2015 at 11:43

Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions was stolen in France and smuggled into the US as an "art craft".

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