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  1. Bali Nine: Timeline of key events

    Nine Australians arrested at Denpasar airportApril 17, 2005

  2. Social media anger at Bali Nine executions

    Social media anger at Bali Nine executions

    There was an outpouring of grief and anger on social media after the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

  3. Bali Nine pair executions set for 3am

    The executions of Myuran Sukumaran, Andrew Chan and seven others will be held after midnight local time, (0300 AEST Wednesday) .

  4. Indonesian executions: key questions and answers

    Indonesian executions: key questions and answers

    Eight foreigners and a Indonesian facing execution on a prison island have spen their last hours before being led into a clearing, tied to posts, and shot by firing squad.

  5. Sweden to hear Assange appeal

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have an appeal to overturn an arrest warrant against him heard in Sweden's Supreme Court.

  6. British PM warns voters of 'instability'

    British PM warns voters of 'instability'

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged voters to avoid "instability" when they go to the polls on May 7.

  7. Nepal quake death toll rises to 5,057

    Nepal quake death toll rises to 5,057

    Kathmandu (AFP) - The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 5,057, the home ministry's national disaster management division said on Tuesday.

  8. Burundi president sticks to third term bid despite protests

    Burundi president sticks to third term bid despite protests

    Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza will continue his bid for a third term in power, a spokesman said Tuesday dismissing calls by protestors who have clashed with police for three days.

  9. Bangladesh opposition boycotts city polls

    Bangladesh opposition boycotts city polls

    Dhaka (AFP) - Bangladesh's main opposition party pulled out of mayoral elections on Tuesday saying the polls were rigged, deepening a political crisis plaguing the impoverished country.

  10. Fighting flares as Taliban advance on major Afghan city

    Fighting flares as Taliban advance on major Afghan city

    Kunduz (Afghanistan) (AFP) - Intense fighting flared in northern Afghanistan as security forces battled Taliban insurgents advancing Tuesday on a major provincial capital, officials said, with terrified residents fearing the fall of the besieged city.

  11. 40 years later: Communism's hollow victory in Vietnam

    40 years later: Communism's hollow victory in Vietnam

    Ho Chi Minh City (AFP) - Forty years after it won the war, the Communist Party still rules Vietnam with an iron fist. But with crony capitalism, corruption and inequality now rife, many claim its victory was a hollow one.

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