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Teen’s rapist gets the death penalty

He raped a 13-year-old girl in her train cabin. Then he killed her and threw her body out the window. He will die for his crimes.

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Equality conference is for men only

Iceland is organising a UN conference on women and gender equality - but only men and boys will be invited.

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Bomb threat closes schools in Japan

More than 40 000 children were sent home from schools in the Japanese city of Hamamatsu after a bomb threat.

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French Muslims slam IS after execution
September 26 2014 at 12:30

Several eminent French Muslims have slammed the campaign of terror waged by the Islamic State group.

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Pyongyang takes aim at Park
September 26 2014 at 12:30

North Korea has slammed South Korean President Park Geun-Hye as a “political prostitute”.

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New recruits join Islamic State in Aleppo
September 26 2014 at 12:29

More than 200 fighters have joined Islamic State in Syria’s Aleppo province since Barack Obama said the US would strike the group there.

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Synthetic drug blamed for Surgut deaths
September 26 2014 at 12:29

Six Russians died and dozens of others were admitted to hospital after smoking a designer drug in the city of Surgut.

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North Korean leader may have gout
September 26 2014 at 12:01

Kim Jong-un is suffering from an unspecified ailment that is causing him some discomfort, according to state media.

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Modi faces questions over deadly riots
September 26 2014 at 12:01

A New York court has ordered Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to answer allegations of “attempted genocide”.

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Syrian refugees leave cruise liner
September 26 2014 at 11:59

Hundreds of refugees rescued by a cruise liner in the Mediterranean have agreed to disembark in Cyprus.

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Ukraine, Russia discuss gas crisis
September 26 2014 at 11:31

Kiev and Moscow are holding EU-brokered talks on their long-running gas dispute.

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Silva, Rousseff are neck and neck
September 26 2014 at 11:30

A survey suggests the election race between Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Marina Silva will go down to the wire.

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Couple reunited after harrowing odyssey
September 26 2014 at 11:30

Jose Caballero left Cuba on a homemade boat almost a year ago. Now on US soil, he’s happy to have his wife beside him.

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