Saddam aide, Iraqi insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed

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Saddam aide, Iraqi insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed

Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, former right-hand man to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, has been reported killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias.

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Rare Marilyn Monroe photos go on display in Poland

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Rare Marilyn Monroe photos go on display in Poland

Pictures of Marilyn Monroe by fashion and celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene will go on display in the Polish city of Wroclaw this summer as part of a rare collection of prints of the U.S. actress.

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Swedish military says 'sub' in photo was civilian boat

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Swedish military says 'sub' in photo was civilian boat

The Swedish military said Tuesday that a photograph believed to show a foreign submarine in the sea off Stockholm last October was in fact of a civilian vessel.

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VN photographer wins Grand Prize at Int'l Photo Contest

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VN photographer wins Grand Prize at Int'l Photo Contest

A photo by Vietnamese photographer, Pham Ty, has beaten out 26,500 other submissions to take the top spot at the recently concluded Smithsonian Photo Contest.

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Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN

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Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN

Long before Joe Wong surgically removed his breasts and uterus, he was Joleen, who once used an entire roll of brown duct tape to flatten her chest in an effort to look less feminine at her new secondary school in Singapore.

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China clamps down on sexual content on WeChat

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China clamps down on sexual content on WeChat

China's Internet regulator issued on Wednesday new guidelines prohibiting sexual and vulgar content on Tencent Holdings Ltd's popular messaging app, the latest step in the agency's perennial campaign to clean up China's Internet.

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Ex-Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew's condition worsens

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The health condition of Singapore's founding father and long-serving former leader Lee Kuan Yew, who has been in hospital with severe pneumonia for nearly six weeks, has worsened, the government said on Tuesday.

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Major U.S. allies to join China-backed bank - reports

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Major U.S. allies to join China-backed bank - reports

A senior U.S. diplomat said it was up to individual countries whether to join a new China-led international development bank as media reports said a growing number of close U.S. allies were ignoring Washington's pressure to stay out of the institution.

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Samsung to focus on premium products to withstand competition

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Samsung to focus on premium products to withstand competition

Samsung Electronics Co. will use more premium materials in mobile devices to win customers and offer a wider range of connected devices after losing its outright lead in the smartphone market to Apple Inc.

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‘Catch Me If You Can’ con man says technology aids fraud

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‘Catch Me If You Can’ con man says technology aids fraud

Technology makes it a lot easier to cheat today, according to reformed con artist Frank Abagnale.

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Photos: Vietnam's war children 46 years later

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Photos: Vietnam's war children 46 years later

In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, US medic Bob Shirley photographed a group of local children. Forty-six years later, photographer Reed Young caught up with them, and found out what happened next.

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In the cockpit with Japan's Kamikaze pilots

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In the cockpit with Japan's Kamikaze pilots

On the left a photograph of Hisashi Tezuka, a former kamikaze pilot, taken in March 1945 and on the right an undated photograph of Tadamasa Iwai, a former underwater human torpedo and suicide diver. Both had late reprieves, both saw the futility of that war, and both became passionate pacifists. Source: Hisashi Tezuka and Tadamasa Iwai via Bloomberg

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

An Australian former Guantanamo Bay detainee said on Thursday after a U.S. military appeals court threw out his conviction on a terrorism charge that he wants his government to pay for treatment of ailments resulting from torture.

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Vietnamese join hands to protect territorial sovereignty

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Vietnamese join hands to protect territorial sovereignty

A trans-Vietnam walk, a photograph album and a series of comic strips that were made last year are all aimed at showing the same thing: patriotism and sovereignty protection.

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'Cyber Caliphate' hacks Malaysia Airlines website

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'Cyber Caliphate' hacks Malaysia Airlines website

A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected.

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