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Top Islamist’s death sentence commuted

In a surprise ruling, Bangladesh’s Supreme Court said Delwar Hossain Sayedee should spend “the rest of his natural life” in jail.

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Pakistan army kills 40 militants

At least 40 militants were killed in air attacks in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan, the army said.

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Virginity worth $5 000 - court

A Chinese woman who sued a man for “violating her right to virginity” was awarded nearly $5 000 by a court, reports said.

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Rousseff slips in poll
September 17 2014 at 09:21

President Dilma Rousseff has lost ground to her main challenger, Marina Silva, ahead Brazil's presidential election, a poll showed.

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Ebola battle: Obama deploys troops
September 17 2014 at 04:40

Barack Obama has announced a major expansion of the US role in West Africa’s battle against the Ebola virus.

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Mugabe denounces ‘illegal’ Russian sanctions
September 16 2014 at 19:57

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe voiced his support for Russia, describing Western sanctions against Moscow as “illegal”.

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Stern artwork worth $3.7m on auction
September 16 2014 at 19:44

A collection of prized paintings by one of South Africa's foremost and prolific artists, Irma Stern, go under the hammer next month.

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Vatican car seized with drugs
September 16 2014 at 19:14

The Vatican was left red-faced after it emerged that a car bearing its diplomatic plates was stopped in France with 4kg of cocaine.

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Suspects ruled out in Thai deaths
September 16 2014 at 19:14

Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha appeared to call into question the victims' conduct in addition to the perpetrators of the attack.

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Who are the ‘terrorists’?
September 16 2014 at 19:07

For the US and its partners in the West, there is no doubt the Islamic State militants count as terrorists.

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PM: Thai not always safe for tourists
September 16 2014 at 19:07

Thailand's PM said that the country was not always as safe for foreign visitors as their homelands after the deaths of British tourists.

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Deadly shooting at Copenhagen court
September 16 2014 at 15:37

A man was killed and another seriously wounded when a person opened fire inside a courthouse in Copenhagen, say police.

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Euthanasia granted for rapist, murderer
September 16 2014 at 15:36

Frank Van Den Bleeken, who has been imprisoned for almost 30 years, has been granted the right to die.

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