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Woman In China Strips Naked After Meeting Ex-Husband Who Claimed He Paid For All Her Clothes

A dispute at a mall in China took a bizarre turn when a woman stripped naked during a confrontation with her ex-husband.

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Guinea: Several Buried Alive In Rubbish Dump Collapse

At least eight people have died and dozens more injured in Guinea when a rubbish dump on the outskirts of the capital, Conakry, collapsed after heavy rain.

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UNICEF: Boko Haram Use Of Child Bombers Soars

The number of children, mainly girls, used by the Nigerian armed group Boko Haram as "human bombs" has quadrupled this year, according to UNICEF.

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US Sanctions Target Chinese, Russians Over North Korea

The United States has imposed new sanctions on Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for what it said was their support of North Korea's weapons programme - a move criticised by both Beijing and Moscow.

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US: Charlottesville Votes To Shroud Confederate Statues

The US state of Missouri has halted the execution of a man who was scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday for the 1998 murder of a woman after new DNA evidence surfaced supporting his claim to innocence.

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US: Missouri Halts Execution Of Marcellus Williams

The US state of Missouri has halted the execution of a man who was scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday for the 1998 murder of a woman after new DNA evidence surfaced supporting his claim to innocence.

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Saudi Police Detain Teenage Boy For Dancing In The Road

Saudi police said on Tuesday they had detained a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing to the 1990s hit song Macarena at a street crossing in the coastal city of Jeddah, in a clip that was widely shared on social media.

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In Quotes: Trump's Campaign-Style Rally In Phoenix

US President Donald Trump held a political rally in Phoenix, Arizona, which is being described as a campaign-style event to drum up support.

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Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills Civilians In Helmand

A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least seven people and wounded 42 others in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, an official said, in an attack targeting police.

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Air Strike In Yemen Kills At Least 35 People

An air strike on a hotel near the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, has killed at least 35 people, a local medic said.

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