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How The World's Fattest Woman Lost 14lb A Day Ahead Of Her Lifesaving Treatment In India

The world's fattest woman has lost 66lbs in five days ahead of her lifesaving treatment.

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Charles Bronson Told Child Killer Rose West To 'Hang Herself' After She Wrote To Him

Britain's most notorious prisoner has admitted he encouraged serial killer Rose West to kill herself in her cell after she wrote to him in prison.

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Hanoi Man Comes Forward As Brother Of Kim Assassination Suspect

HANOI: A Vietnamese man said on Sunday he believes his sister is one of the suspects arrested in Malaysia in connection with the murder of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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‘I Was Forced To Sell My Body In A Hong Kong Bar’: A Filipino’s Experience Of Trafficking, Prostitution

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Jean never knew how long it would take to repay her debt. All she knew was that doing so was destroying her. To meet the never-ending demands of her “agent” she would sell her body up to three times a night to men she met at the same Hong Kong bar where, on paper, she was employed as a “domestic helper”.

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Myanmar Soldiers Injured In Clash With Militants In Troubled Rakhine

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Two members of Myanmar's security forces were injured in a clash with militants on the troubled Rakhine State border with Bangladesh, Myanmar state counselor's office said, casting doubt on the government's claim that the region had stabilized.

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Philippine Army To Create Task Force To Chase Big Drug Syndicates

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The Philippine army will create a "battalion size" task force to help the government's anti-narcotics agency run after high-value targets in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, the country's military chief said.

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China Stages Another Mass Anti-Terror Rally In Xinjiang

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Chinese security forces have staged another mass anti-terror rally in the restive far western region of Xinjiang, parading hundreds of armed men through the streets of the regional capital Urumqi in a show of force after an uptick in violence.

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Trump Administration Drafts Plan To Raise Asylum Bar, Speed Deportations

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WASHINGTON: The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the process.

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Son Of Slain Estranged Brother Of North Korean Leader Was Caught Between Two Worlds

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The mysterious death of Kim Jong-nam has drawn international attention to his son Kim Han-sol, who has spoken in a published video interview of his “isolated” childhood, his hope of one day returning home and his wish for the eventual reunification of the Korean Peninsula.

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Death Of Kim Jong Nam: Suspect's Mum Had Bad Feeling

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The face of Siti Aisyah has been splashed on newspapers and news channels around the world as a suspect in the killing of North Korean exile Kim Jong Nam.

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