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Kashmir curbs lavish wedding spending

February 22, 2017 - 1:31am
The government wants to put an end to extravagance, food waste and intrusive noise.
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Footage released of Harrison Ford's plane near-miss

February 22, 2017 - 12:48am
An airport in California has released video of a plane, being flown by the actor Harrison Ford, mistakenly flying low over an airliner.
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'No sex with saints'

February 22, 2017 - 12:20am
Calls in Russia for Matilda, the true story of a future tsar and a ballerina, to be banned over blasphemy.
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Israeli PM criticises UN 'hypocrisy' on historic Australia visit

February 21, 2017 - 11:31pm
Benjamin Netanyahu receives support from his Australian counterpart on a historic visit.
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Plastic from tyres 'major source' of ocean pollution

February 21, 2017 - 11:18pm
Particles of debris from car tyres are ending up in the ocean as "plastic soup", a conservationist group warns.
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Divisive political rhetoric a danger to the world, Amnesty says

February 21, 2017 - 10:16pm
Amnesty International singles out President Trump as an example of a "more divisive politics".
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Melbourne plane crash: Pilot had 'near collision' in 2015

February 21, 2017 - 9:10pm
The pilot involved in a plane crash that killed five was being investigated over a 2015 mid-air incident.
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'One is enough'

February 21, 2017 - 8:40pm
Polygamy is widely accepted all over Nigeria but one of the country's most prominent Muslim leaders is trying to ban the practice - in some cases.
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San Jose flooding: Dozens rescued by boat

February 21, 2017 - 8:36pm
A neighbourhood in the Californian town of San Jose is submerged after a creek overflowed.
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'I was raped every day'

February 21, 2017 - 8:17pm
Attracted by false marriages and jobs, women are subjected to sex trafficking and forced labour.
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February 21, 2017 - 7:34pm
Female patients at an Indian hospital are fighting stigma, as well as mental health problems.
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Let's go get it!

February 21, 2017 - 7:24pm
Eastern Airlines Flight 980 crashed into a mountain in Bolivia in 1985. Dan Futrell and Isaac Stoner spent an unusual holiday trying to work out why.
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Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

February 21, 2017 - 7:01pm
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.
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Bao Bao the panda departs US for China

February 21, 2017 - 5:43pm
The three-year-old panda, which has called a zoo in Washington its home since birth, is going to China.
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Sweden probes riot in mainly immigrant Stockholm suburb

February 21, 2017 - 5:22pm
Unrest in the mainly immigrant suburb follows controversial Trump comments on Sweden.
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Ohio policeman helps girl, 10, with maths homework

February 21, 2017 - 5:09pm
Brave Lt BJ Gruber, of Marion, Ohio, offered up his help without realising the subject was maths.
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Milo Yiannopoulos quits Breitbart News

February 21, 2017 - 4:48pm
Firebrand editor admits "poor choice of words" in paedophilia controversy.
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Trump administration widens net for immigrant deportation

February 21, 2017 - 4:10pm
The memos take a much tougher approach towards enforcing existing US immigration measures.
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Same-sex marriage linked with 7% drop in US teen suicide attempts

February 21, 2017 - 2:41pm
A US study finds LGB teens are 14% less likely to attempt suicide in same-sex marriage states.
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Dutch MPs vote to approve cannabis cultivation for first time

February 21, 2017 - 2:01pm
The purchase of small amounts of cannabis is already tolerated, but cultivation has been illegal.
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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.