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Iranian Man Spared Execution At Last Second By Victim's Mother

The mother, right, of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh, who was murdered in 2007, removes the noose with the help of her husband from around the neck of Balal, who killed her son, during the execution ceremony in Nowshahr, April 15, 2014, sparing the life of her son's convicted murderer. Pic: AFPA man’s life was spared at the last second in Iran after the mother of a man he murdered halted his public execution.

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Armed Mob Attacks UN In South Sudan

South Sudanese women and children, displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers and government troops, wait in line to collect their food rations in Mingkaman refugee camp, March 24, 2014. Pic: ReutersUNITED NATIONS: A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a UN base sheltering some 5,000 civilians yesterday and opened fire, the world body said.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones And Michael Douglas Reunite On The Red Carpet

Catherine Zeta-Jones (right) and Michael Douglas announced their separation last year. Pic: Cover MediaLOS ANGELES: Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have just reunited on the red carpet for the very first time sine they announced their separation last year.

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Miley Slams ‘Ignorant Stories’

Miley Cyrus was hospitalised on Wednesday after suffering from a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. Pic: AFPLOS ANGELES: Miley Cyrus wants people to stop scaring her fans with lies.

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Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child This Fall

Chelsea Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participate in A No Ceilings Conversation at Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York . The event, moderated by America Ferrera, gave girls and women in the room and around the world a chance to speak with Hilary and Chelsea Clinton about their lives and experiences. Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this fall.

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Third Officer In Command When S. Korea Ferry Capsised

Most experts believe the ship either hit a rock or made a sharp turn that shifted its heavy cargo consignment — including more than 150 vehicles — and caused it to list and capsise. Pic: ReutersSEOUL: South Korean prosecutors said today that the third officer was in charge of the bridge of a South Korean ferry when it capsised two days ago, leaving hundreds missing.

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A Fetish For Full Body Suits In Japan

Members of the Tokyo Zentai Club, who wear head-to-toe skintight Lycra, chat at a park in Tokyo, January 25, 2014. Pic: AFPBy day, she is a mild-mannered office clerk, whose modest make-up and conservative hairstyle make her blend in to any crowd.

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Jury Convicts Husband In Iraqi Woman's Death

Murder suspect Kassim Alhimidi reacts to being found guilty for the murder of his wife Shaima Alawadi, Thursday April 17, 2014. Alhimidi shook his head as the verdict was read Thursday. He was charged with murdering his 32-year-old wife, Shaima Alawadi, in El Cajon, home to one of the largest enclaves of Iraqi immigrants in the U.S. Pic: APEL CAJON: An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, go back to yours, you terrorist."

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Man Said To Be Homesick For Prison Gets 3 Years

This Feb. 9, 2013 file surveillance photo provided by the FBI shows 73-year-old Walter Unbehaun, an ex-convict from Rock Hill., S.C., during a bank robbery in Niles, Ill. Unbehaun allegedly told investigators he intended to get caught so he could live his final years behind bars. On Thursday, April 17, 2014, Unbehaun is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago. In 50 years, he has spent just six out from behind bars. His case highlights a wider societal dilemma about what to do with an increasingly elderly ex-cons, many of whom spent so much of their lives inside prison that they, like Unbehaun, can't cope with life on the outside. Pic: APCHICAGO: An ex-con who spent most of his adult life in behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home — prison.

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US Calls On Myanmar To Stop Violence On Muslims

Pic: www.ibtimes.comUNITED NATIONS: U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power is calling on Myanmar’s government to take urgent steps to stop violence in western Rakhine state, where Rohingya Muslims have fled.

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