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Dhaka factory fire compensation demand

On the second anniversary a deadly fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh, victims protested outside the plant to demand compensation.

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Women are not equal to men - Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that women are not equal to men and launched a bitter attack against feminists in Turkey.

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Death row Christian in final appeal

A Pakistan Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Prophet Mohammed four years ago filed an appeal in the top court.

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Man, 82, jailed for hospice fire
November 21 2014 at 11:32

A South Korean man suffering from dementia has been jailed for 20 years for starting a deadly fire at a care home.

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Japan’s ‘black widow’ found men via agencies
November 21 2014 at 11:31

Chisako Kakehi was searching for “an unattached elderly man with assets” when her fourth husband was poisoned, according to reports.

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Clashes as Mexicans protest over ‘massacre’
November 21 2014 at 11:21

Marchers threw Molotov cocktails and clashed with police as thousands protested against the government’s handling of the apparent massacre of 43 students.

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Laude’s death highlights rights struggle
November 21 2014 at 11:20

The murder of transgender woman Jennifer Laude in the Philippines caused national outrage - but activists say the spotlight should also fall on “hate crimes” by locals.

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Hamas ‘planned to kill Lieberman’
November 21 2014 at 11:07

Hamas militants reportedly planned to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman using a grenade launcher.

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Children’s rights: UN marks milestone
November 21 2014 at 11:01

The UN has celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child - a treaty for the promotion and protection of children’s rights.

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Biden gears up for Kiev meeting
November 21 2014 at 10:50

US Vice-President Joe Biden will meet Ukraine’s leaders on the first anniversary of the protests that toppled the former pro-Kremlin regime.

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Mexico praises Obama’s immigration fix
November 21 2014 at 10:16

Mexico and other Central American nations have welcomed Barack Obama’s landmark offer to protect five million undocumented migrants from deportation.

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Ferguson policeman ‘not expecting charges’
November 21 2014 at 10:09

Officer Darren Wilson is reportedly optimistic about his chances as jurors discuss whether to indict him for the shooting of teenager Michael Brown.

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Nuclear talks enter make-or-break stage
November 21 2014 at 10:03

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart are hoping for a breakthrough just days ahead of a key deadline.

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