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Divers resume Italy migrant recovery

Divers resume work to recover the bodies of more than 250 African migrants missing after their boat sank off the island of Lampedusa on Thursday.

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Colour of the season: Orange is the New Black

It isn’t easy to pull off a jumpsuit, that too in orange. But inmate Piper Chapman does one hell of a job of it. Piper and the other convicts at the Litchfield women’s correctional institute are the reason why Orange is the New Black has become one of the most popular and acclaimed shows of 2013. Taking inspiration from Piper ...

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2,000 lashes for naked dancing

Four Saudi men accused of dancing naked on the roof of a car and posting a video of the incident online have been sentenced to as many as 2,000 lashes and up to 10 years in prison, and fined thousands of dollars, a newspaper reported this week.

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Military honours for female winchman

Sgt Rachael Robinson, the only female winchman in the RAF, is among more than 100 people recognised in the latest round of military honours.

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Movie review: Diana – a Pakistani love affair

The personality of Princess Diana shone across borders, making her a topic of global interest. She remains in the hearts of many, and the attention received by the movie based on Kate Snell’s 2001 book Diana: Her Last Love proves just that. Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, the film Diana is an attempt to reproduce the last two years of the ...

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China on alert for Typhoon Fitow

China’s maritime authorities issued red alerts on Sunday, representing the highest warning for storm tides and waves as Typhoon Fitow approached land, the country’s state news agency, Xinhua, said.

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Muslims form human chain to protect Christians during Lahore mass

LAHORE: The Muslim and Christian communities came together in a show of solidarity in Lahore, Express News reported Sunday. Muslims formed a human chain outside St Anthony’s church during mass to act as a shield for those attending Sunday mass inside. The initiative was led by ‘Pakistan for All’ – a collective of citizens concerned about the growing attacks on minorities ...

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Egypt frees detained Canadians

Egypt’s military-backed authorities have released two Canadians held without charge for seven weeks, the Canadian government says.

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VIP protocol: Where did all the Pajeros go?

You can spot a person of social and political clout in Pakistan from a mile away. One of the most obvious signs is the gleaming four-wheeler piled high with guards who usually accompany them everywhere. And just as the culture of protocol in the country has grown from strength to strength over the years, the vehicles that accessorise these entourages ...

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Monster truck crash kills 7 in Mexico

At least seven people were killed and 46 injured after a “monster truck” ran over spectators during the “Extremo Aeroshow” in Chihuahua, Mexico, according to the Mexican state news agency Notimex.

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VIDEO: ‘An extraordinarily difficult year’

Former Cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell tells the BBC that accusations that he called a police officer a ”pleb” have taken a ”considerable toll” on his family.

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