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Article 308: Jordan to scrap marriage loophole for rapists

April 24, 2017 - 12:25pm
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.
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French election: Voters take yellow chair challenge

April 24, 2017 - 11:44am
Sit down and tell us where you stand on the election.
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US girl, 4, survives fall from bus

April 24, 2017 - 11:39am
She escaped with a broken jaw after the incident in Arkansas.
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Young pretender

April 24, 2017 - 11:09am
Emmanuel Macron could become the youngest ever president of France at just 39. Who else has achieved at such a young age?
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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US record

April 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Space station commander Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space.
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Munch inspired by 'screaming clouds'

April 24, 2017 - 10:37am
A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art ever produced.
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China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

April 24, 2017 - 10:36am
President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it could sink a US aircraft carrier.
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Germany's 'Love Parade' organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

April 24, 2017 - 10:28am
A stampede in a tunnel at a German music festival in 2010 led to 21 deaths.
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India Maoist rebels kill 24 CRPF policemen in Chhattisgarh

April 24, 2017 - 9:51am
The police were guarding road workers in Chhattisgarh when they came under attack themselves.
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Hammer kills Illinois student in freak athletics accident

April 24, 2017 - 9:11am
The 19-year-old was volunteering at a track event on a suburban Chicago campus when he was struck.
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Afghan attack: 'The walls are pocked with gunshot fire'

April 24, 2017 - 8:43am
At the scene of Friday's attack in Mazar-e Sharif, in which scores of Afghan soldiers were killed.
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French election: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to fight for presidency

April 24, 2017 - 7:55am
Centrist Emmanuel Macron will take on the far-right's Marine Le Pen in France's run-off election.
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Jimmy Choo seeks well-heeled buyer

April 24, 2017 - 7:43am
The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m ($900m), is seeking offers from potential bidders.
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Somalia drought fuelling piracy - US Africa command head

April 24, 2017 - 7:09am
Piracy has resumed off the Somali coast in recent months after a five-year lull.
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Man lived above Japanese toilet for three years

April 24, 2017 - 6:17am
Unemployed Japanese man arrested for trespassing after his loft accommodation is discovered.
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Shark attacks British woman off Ascension Island

April 24, 2017 - 6:12am
Her husband reportedly punched the animal to scare it away and she is now being treated in hospital.
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Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games

April 24, 2017 - 5:51am
Man Kaur took over a minute to finish in Auckland and was only cleared to run after a medical check.
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Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia

April 24, 2017 - 4:42am
He was trying to drive from New South Wales to Perth across the outback but was stopped by police.
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Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

April 24, 2017 - 4:02am
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.
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North Korean university names detained US citizen

April 24, 2017 - 1:03am
Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.
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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.