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  1. Leeson calls for ban prosecutions

    The rougue trader whose fraudulent deals broke the city's oldest, and arguably most prestigious, merchant bank, Barings, calls for more bank prosecutions.

  2. Australians on Indonesia death row leave for execution island: AFP

    Australians on Indonesia death row leave for execution island: AFP

    Denpasar (Indonesia) (AFP) - Two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia left their prison on the resort island of Bali Wednesday to be transferred to an island where they will be put to death.

  3. Bali Nine pair moved out of Kerobokan

    Bali Nine pair moved out of Kerobokan

    A vehicle believed to be carrying Bali Nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan has left Kerobokan prison.

  4. Hollande plans first ever visit by French president to Cuba

    Hollande plans first ever visit by French president to Cuba

    Paris (AFP) - President Francois Holland will make the first ever visit by a French head of state to Cuba in May in the latest sign of a thaw between the isolated communist nation and Europe and the United States.

  5. Kiwi seeks acquittal over Buddha image

    Kiwi seeks acquittal over Buddha image

    A New Zealand man will find out later this month if he will be jailed in Myanmar for using an image of Buddha to promote a bar in the nation's capital.

  6. The Bali Nine: where are they now?

    The Bali Nine: where are they now?

    As two of the Bali Nine face execution in Indonesia, the other seven are still in jail.

  7. Slovenian parliament votes to legalise same-sex marriage

    Slovenian parliament votes to legalise same-sex marriage

    Ljubljana (AFP) - Slovenia's parliament voted Tuesday to legalise same-sex marriages and grant such unions equal rights to those of heterosexual couples.

  8. Chilean leader's popularity hit by son's scandal

    Chilean leader's popularity hit by son's scandal

    Santiago (AFP) - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's popularity has plunged to the lowest level of her current administration, a poll found Tuesday after a scandal erupted over a loan to her son's family.

  9. Chan, Sukumaran being transferred

    Chan, Sukumaran being transferred

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he still hopes two Australians on death row in Indonesia can be saved as their execution nears.

  10. Bali Nine: Timeline of key events

    Nine Australians arrested at Denpasar airportApril 17, 2005

  11. Petraeus to plead guilty to spilling secrets to mistress

    Petraeus to plead guilty to spilling secrets to mistress

    Former American military commander and CIA chief David Petraeus will plead guilty to illegally providing classified secrets to his mistress, a dramatic fall from grace for a general once lauded as a war hero.

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