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Sydney siege: The monster named Man

He had been accused of dozens of counts of sexual assault while he was working as a "spiritual healer", and was allegedly linked to the brutal murder of an ex-wife.

Self-described cleric,...

The Interview not opening in Singapore

Singapore will not be in on the joke that is Seth Rogen and James Franco's latest comedy The Interview.

Written and directed by US actor Rogen, the politically incorrect flick was said to...

Police storm Sydney cafe, more hostages seen running out

UPDATE: Police say the hostage crisis is over

The New South Wales police have put out a Tweet saying the Sydney siege is over.

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Who's the gunman in the hostage crisis in Sydney? Radical cleric Man Haron Monis

Who is Man Haron Monis, the man who has taken people hostage at Lindt cafe in Sydney's central business district?

He is an Iranian refugee who has been ...

Ugandan maid jailed for slapping, kicking, sitting on 18-month-old toddler

(Warning: The video contains graphic content.) 

A Ugandan maid was jailed for four years on Monday for abusing a toddler in a case that shocked the country after a graphic video (above) of...

Drug lords were 'living like kings' in prison 'villas' with strip bars, sex dolls, say Philippines police

Jailed drug lords in the Philippines have been "living like kings" in secret luxury prison cells with strip bars and sex dolls, the country's justice secretary said.

Police made this...

Ms Elly Chen running towards police from the cafe on Monday.

One of the waitresses who escaped Sydney cafe is a sportswoman

One of the five hostages to have fled the Lindt cafe siege is a Sydney university student and talented sportswoman,...

48 HIV patients told to leave Thai village because their presence is affecting business

A charity housing 48 HIV positive patients in a village in Chon Buri, Thailand, has been voted to move out...

The logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone in front of a taxi.

Uber accused of profiteering from Sydney hostage crisis

One business accused of profiteering from the hostage crisis in Sydney was web-based taxi firm Uber, which is no stranger...

Bride tells husband on wedding night that she loves... someone else

She wept continuously on her wedding night. 

So when her husband, only known as Kumar, asked her why, Haripriya, 20, confessed to him that she was in love with someone else - a lorry driver...

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