Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker convicted of espionage
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Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker convicted of espionage

Cambodia has pardoned Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced last month to six years in jail on an espionage charge in a trial that was widely criticized as unfair

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Portugal women's groups outraged by sexual assault sentence

Women's rights groups in Portugal are reacting angrily to a court's suspended sentence for two men found guilty of sexual assault on an incapacitated person when they had intercourse with a drunken woman who had passed out at a night club

Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China
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Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

Empty places at the table: Uighur parents anguish over their missing children, who likely are growing up as wards of China's Communist Party

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China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy

China is expressing outrage over U.S. sanctions leveled against a Chinese military agency and its director over the purchase of Russian weapons

Report: Benedict defends 'emeritus pope' title to critic
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Report: Benedict defends 'emeritus pope' title to critic

A German newspaper that quoted letters by Benedict XVI hitting back at criticism of his 2013 resignation says he was responding to a conservative German cardinal who took issue with his decision to take the title "emeritus pope."

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies of illness at 61
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Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies of illness at 61

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died of a serious illness at age 61

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Burkina Faso cracks down on motorbike-riding extremists

Burkina Faso cracks down on motorbike-riding extremists in troubled border area

5 years after mall Kenya attack, al-Shabab's threat grows
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5 years after mall Kenya attack, al-Shabab's threat grows

5 years after horrific mall attack, Kenya claims gains against al-Shabab even as threat grows

Africa youth boom on display as Uganda leader faces pop star
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Africa youth boom on display as Uganda leader faces pop star

Africa's youth boom on display as Uganda leader faces pop star; money handouts in the 'ghetto'

Catholic priest in Slovakia challenges celibacy rules
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Catholic priest in Slovakia challenges celibacy rules

A priest in Slovakia is challenging the celibacy rules of the Roman Catholic Church in a rare action of dissent against the hierarchy in Slovakia, a conservative religious stronghold in central and eastern Europe