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Hail Satan?: The Satanists battling for religious freedom

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:28
The documentary shining a new light on the Satanic Temple and its battle for human rights.
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Papua protests: Racist taunts open deep wounds

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:20
A complex and painful history lies behind violent protests erupting across Indonesia.
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Han Sung-ok: Was this North Korean defector failed by the South?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:12
The lonely death of Han Sung-ok and her son, possibly by starvation, has South Korea asking "if only"...
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The baby Instagram adoption scam

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:08
Social media connected a couple looking to adopt with a baby. Or so they thought.
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Would you let your child become a 'kid influencer'?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 00:36
Social media influencers are getting younger and younger, but at what cost to their wellbeing?
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Will Tokyo be accessible enough?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 00:09
Tokyo is set to host the next Paralympic Games in 2020 - but how accessible is the Japanese capital?
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Indonesia cuts off internet to Papua following protests

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 21:36
Demonstrators calling for Papuan independence held a rally in Jakarta after days of riots in Indonesia's eastern region.
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Somaliland's poets and singers fight to be heard

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:30
Artists in the self-declared republic of Somaliland are challenging state repression and conservative Muslim clerics.
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Khachaturyan sisters who killed father touch Russian hearts

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 00:16
The case of the teenage Khachaturyan sisters stirs Russian anger over domestic abuse.
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Dancing with the Stars row over Trump ex-spokesman

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 18:58
As Trump's ex-press secretary joins the cast, host Tom Bergeron said he wanted a politics-free show.
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Single-use plastics banned in Nepal's Everest region

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 13:51
Authorities recently cleared 11 tonnes of rubbish from the world's highest mountain.
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Hong Kong: China confirms detention of UK consulate worker

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:27
The Hong Kong consulate worker was detained for violating the law, China's foreign ministry says.
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New Zealand speaker cradles MP’s baby during parliament debate

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:19
Labour MP Tāmati Coffey attends a debate with his baby boy after returning from paternity leave.
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Sony 'disappointed' as Spider-Man MCU deal ends

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:08
Sony Pictures has owned the film rights to the Marvel character since 1999.
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Booba attack: Gang targets French rapper video team

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:07
Shots were fired and three people were hurt as a video was being filmed, but Booba had already left.
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Iran tanker row: Greece closes out ship after US warnings

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:53
A Greek minister says the country is "not willing to facilitate the course of this ship to Syria".
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Trump cancels Denmark visit amid spat over sale of Greenland

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:53
The US president abruptly cancels his visit after the Danish PM says he cannot purchase Greenland.
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Venezuela crisis: President Maduro admits secret talks with US

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:17
President Maduro says he has been talking to US officials even as new sanctions were planned.
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Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine for two users

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:09
A panel of judges will review the ruling allowing two people to "possess, transport and use cocaine".
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Texas school district sued for colouring in teen's hair

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 09:38
The teen's parents are suing a Texas school district for using a black Sharpie to colour his scalp.
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