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Guatemala ex-leader ordered to jail 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 07:09:20 GMT 
    Guatemala's ex-president Otto Perez Molina spends his first night in prison after a judge orders his detention while corruption hearings take place.


US court in key transgender ruling 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:14:58 GMT 
    A US appeals court grants a transgender illegal immigrant the right to stay, as she would face discrimination in Mexico.


Drowned migrant boy buried in Syria 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:18:23 GMT 
    The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and his family are buried in the Syrian town of Kobane after being taken across the Turkish border.


Egypt jails belly dancers for videos 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:51:35 GMT 
    A court in Egypt sentences two belly dancers to six months each in jail for inciting debauchery over their scantily-clad performances in videos.


US clerk jailed in gay marriage dispute 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:20:22 GMT 
    A US judge orders a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.


Trump 'not to run as independent' 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:34:45 GMT 
    US presidential hopeful Donald Trump agrees not to run as an independent candidate if he loses the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential elections.


In pictures: An emotional arrival in Europe 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:34:53 GMT 
    Migrants ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos


The grandeur of Tokyo's Hotel Okura in pictures 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:18:25 GMT 
    Tokyo's grand hotel prepares for redevelopment


Who, What, Why: Can a bang on the head cause a bald spot? 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:18:36 GMT 
    Can you get a bald spot from a bang on the head?


India's unusual protests: Pink underwear, poop and snakes 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:29:31 GMT 
    Unusual protests in India, land of a "million mutinies"


Quiz of the week's news 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:30:08 GMT 
    What made more money for Bono than U2?


The Burmese Indians who never went home 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:26:23 GMT 
    The Burmese Indians who never got to go back


VIDEO: Millions moan that there's only one topic on Chinese TV 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:55:41 GMT 
    When there's (literally) only one thing on TV


Mobile music platforms keep African artists on song 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:09:40 GMT 
    Online platforms give African musicians a chance to shine


Witnessing Japan's surrender in China 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:42:15 GMT 
    My great-uncle's part in Japan's surrender to war-ravaged China
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