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Stern artwork worth $3.7m on auction

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

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

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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Video: Pope marries couples with kids
September 15 2014 at 14:15

Pope Francis marries 20 couples of different ages and backgrounds in a traditional ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Amano squeezes Iran on bomb research
September 15 2014 at 12:31

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog has pressured Iran to address concerns about its suspected atomic bomb research.

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Olmert remains free, pending appeal
September 15 2014 at 12:30

Israel’s Supreme Court has postponed the start of former prime minister Ehud Olmert’s prison sentence.

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New fire rages near Yosemite
September 15 2014 at 11:49

A thousand people have been evacuated near Yosemite National Park in California due to fires triggered by a heatwave.

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NZ denies ‘mass domestic spying’
September 15 2014 at 11:32

Allegations that New Zealand was preparing to conduct mass domestic surveillance in 2013 have drawn strong denials from Prime Minister John Key.

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Tourists found dead on Thai beach
September 15 2014 at 11:31

Thai police are investigating the deaths of two British tourists found naked on the popular resort island of Koh Tao.

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Director paid woman for sex - police
September 15 2014 at 11:29

Chinese police have detained White Deer Plain director Wang Quan'an in Beijing.

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Clinton takes a big step toward 2016
September 15 2014 at 11:17

Hillary Clinton has made an appearance at a gathering of Democratic activists known for attracting presidential hopefuls.

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Suspected IS member faces trial
September 15 2014 at 11:17

A 20-year-old German man accused of being a member of the Islamic State group will go on trial in Frankfurt.

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Sweden votes for minority left government
September 15 2014 at 11:15

Centre-left Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven emerged as victor in Sweden’s general election.

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