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South Korea seeks arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye

March 27, 2017 - 12:58am
Ms Park is accused of allowing her close friend Choi Soon-sil to extort money from big firms.
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Russia protests: Opposition leader Navalny and hundreds of others held

March 27, 2017 - 12:39am
Alexei Navalny is one of at least 500 people detained in anti-corruption protests across Russia.
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'Two dead' in Mosul market attack in Iraq

March 26, 2017 - 9:35pm
Mortar shells sparked a major fire in the Nabi Yunus market in east Mosul.
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Testing for 'defectives'

March 26, 2017 - 7:54pm
After years of protest, the University of Melbourne has removed the name of a controversial figure.
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'Crushed my dreams'

March 26, 2017 - 7:46pm
Wajiha Arooj wins a 17-year legal battle over reputational damage she says had a huge effect on her life.
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Lost and found

March 26, 2017 - 7:33pm
The couple who lost each other after India's partition only to reunite as refugees queuing for food.
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Sydney academic stopped from leaving China

March 26, 2017 - 7:27pm
It is unclear why the Australian permanent resident cannot leave Guangzhou, his university says.
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The migrants 'trapped' on the Greek island of Chios

March 26, 2017 - 7:12pm
Five hundred people have come from Turkey to Chios, Greece, in the past two weeks alone.
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Banned from school

March 26, 2017 - 7:04pm
Photographs of the young girls banned from attending school
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Yemenis protest on war's second anniversary

March 26, 2017 - 7:01pm
Tens of thousands called for an end to the two-year conflict that has left thousands dead.
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Chile pensions protest draws tens of thousands

March 26, 2017 - 6:10pm
They say the Pinochet-era privatised pension system is unfair and punishes poorer Chileans.
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Merkel's party wins in Saarland bellwether vote for Germany

March 26, 2017 - 5:54pm
The poll was watched for signs of voter sentiment ahead of the 24 September general election.
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Bulgaria's pro-EU Borisov set for victory, exit polls suggest

March 26, 2017 - 4:41pm
Exit polls predict a win for the centre-right GERB party, with the rival Socialists admitting defeat.
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Oil nations look at extending supply cut

March 26, 2017 - 2:14pm
Major oil producers consider a six-month extension to production cuts in a fresh bid to boost prices.
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South Sudan ambush leaves six aid workers dead, UN says

March 26, 2017 - 1:55pm
Six humanitarians are murdered in the worst such incident since the civil war began, UN says.
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IS conflict: Raqqa warning over 'risk to Tabqa dam'

March 26, 2017 - 1:19pm
There is said to be panic and confusion in the Syrian city, a stronghold of the Islamic State group.
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Russia protests: Crowds take to streets over corruption

March 26, 2017 - 1:16pm
Thousands of people take to the street of Moscow, calling for the resignation of the prime minister over corruption allegations.
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Belarus protests: Government defends mass arrests

March 26, 2017 - 1:15pm
Hundreds were detained in protests on Saturday against the tax on "social parasites".
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Ohio nightclub shooting: One dead, 15 injured in gunfight

March 26, 2017 - 12:02pm
One person is dead after a "dispute" escalated into a gunfight, say police in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Egypt convicts 56 over migrant boat sinking that killed 200

March 26, 2017 - 10:35am
The migrants had been hoping to reach Italy when the boat capsized off Egypt's coast last September.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.