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India: Farmers protesting with mice and human skulls

BBC:-Last week, Chinnagodangy Palanisamy, 65, held a live mouse between his teeth to draw the government's attention to the plight of farmers in his native state of Tamil Nadu. "I...

British Government ‘alarmed’ at Russian ban on ‘extremist’ Jehovah’s Witnesses

Independent:-The British Government says it is “alarmed” by Russia’s ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses and has launched an appeal for Vladimir Putin to uphold religious freedom. Baroness Anelay said a ruling...

Canada: 104 men arrested in child prostitution probe

BBC:-Canadian police have arrested 104 men in connection with a child prostitution ring in and around the Toronto area. York Regional Police say the men attempted to purchase sex with...

South Korean man dies after eating toads

BBC:-A South Korean man has died from poisoning after eating toads he had mistaken for edible bullfrogs. Police said on Friday that he was among a group of men who...
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Football fans electrocuted watching game on TV

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)At least seven people were killed in southern Nigeria on Thursday night when an electric cable fell on a house where soccer fans gathered to view a...

Terror hits French election

Paris (CNN)The French presidential election campaign was stopped in its tracks on Friday after a deadly attack on a police bus on the Champs-Elysees in the heart of Paris. The...

Nigeria charges 53 over gay wedding

KANO, Nigeria (AFP) — Nigerian prosecutors have charged 53 men with conspiracy to organise a gay wedding and related crimes punishable by up to 14 years in jail, a...

Police may adopt more aggressive tactics against terrorists

Sky News:-Police may have to shoot terrorists behind the wheel to stop them using vehicles as weapons in attacks, the national lead for armed policing has said. Armed officers have...

US: Visa cap results in seasonal worker shortage

RUTLAND, Vermont (AP) — Some Vermont ski resorts and luxury hotels are facing an acute labor shortage because of a congressional cap on the number of special visas issued...

Bill O’Reilly forced from Fox News

New York Times:-Bill O’Reilly has been forced out of his position as a prime-time host at Fox News, the company said on Wednesday, after the disclosure of settlements involving...