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Singapore’s Top Court Rules Law Against Gay Sex Is In Line With Constitution

Pic: madisonrecord.comSINGAPORE: Singapore’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that a law that criminalizes sex between men is in line with the city-state’s constitution, rejecting two separate appeals by three men that the measure infringed their human rights.

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If Caught Paying For Sex In Russia, One May Have To Marry Prostitute

Pic: eluquenson.blogspot.comSAINT PETERSBURG: A fine, prison… or a shotgun wedding: one Russian lawmaker has come up with a novel proposal to punish men caught paying for sex.

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Cambodia's Low-Key King Sihamoni Celebrates 10 Years On Throne

AFPPHNOM PENH: Thousands of well-wishers Wednesday celebrated the 10th anniversary of the coronation of Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni, who has taken a low-profile role in contrast to his mercurial late father.

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300 Feared Missing As Mudslides Hit Sri Lanka Tea Region

Pic: AFPCOLOMBO: Mudslides triggered by monsoon rains swept through a tea-growing region of Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and leaving around 300 more feared missing, disaster officials said.

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Jail For Dad Who Tried To Marry Off 11-Year-Old Daughter

Pic: GettyABIDJAN: A father in Ivory Coast was ordered to jail and fined on Wednesday after a court found him guilty for trying to arrange the forced marriage of his 11-year-old daughter.

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Indonesia President Rapped Over Hardline Defence Minister

Pic: ReutersJAKARTA: Indonesia's reformist new president Joko Widodo has come under fire for appointing a hardline ex-general as defence minister, with activists saying Wednesday it marks a step backwards for human rights.

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White House Computer System Breached By Hackers

Pic: www.whitehouse.govWASINGTON: The White House’s unclassified computer network was recently breached by intruders, a US official said yesterday.

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Italian Priest Hangs Himself In Sacristy After Sex Abuse Confession

A broken glass of a niche where the reliquary with the blood of the late Pope John Paul II was located is seen next to a painting of the late Pope in the small mountain church of San Pietro della Ienca, near the city of L'Aquila, January 28, 2014. — ReutersROME: An Italian priest who admitted to sexually abusing a young teenage girl hanged himself in the sacristy — the cleric’s changing room in his church — the diocese of Santa Croce in northern Italy said today.

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Man Found Impaled On Ritzy London Street

INVESTIGATION: Police are looking into the death of a man who was found impaled in Kensington, west London [GETTY-STOCK]LONDON: Police were called to Kensington in west London at around 6.40am on Wednesday morning.

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Family Slaughter: Dad Kills Wife And Two Kids Then Hangs Himself

HORROR: Jitendra, wife Daksha, right, and daughters Trisha and Nisha [BEN LACK]UK: A dad murdered his wife and two daughters before hanging himself, police believe.

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