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  1. Police mass at jail for Bali Nine transfer

    Indonesian police arrived at Kerobokan jail at 3am local time and positioned a water cannon outside the jail ahead of the Bali Nine duo's transfer.

  2. Bat-filled cave, donkeys and cake: A drug lord's fall

    Bat-filled cave, donkeys and cake: A drug lord's fall

    Tumbiscatio (Mexico) (AFP) - During his months on the run, Mexican drug baron Servando Gomez fled on donkeys and hid in a bat-filled cave -- a far cry from his days of showing off in videos and flashing cash in his fiefdom.

  3. Bereaved to view MH17 wreckage at Dutch base

    Bereaved to view MH17 wreckage at Dutch base

    GILZE-RIJEN AIRBASE (Netherlands) (AFP) - The first of around 500 relatives of those killed in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine visited the wreckage at a Dutch airbase on Tuesday, investigators said.

  4. Venezuela launches new US visa requirement

    Venezuela launches new US visa requirement

    Caracas (AFP) - Venezuela began requiring visas for US travelers to the country Tuesday, implementing a measure announced by President Nicolas Maduro in retaliation for American "meddling."

  5. Maradona-style handball as Shandong crash

    Maradona-style handball as Shandong crash

    Doha (AFP) - Yang Xu scored but then saw red for a Diego Maradona-style handball as Shandong Luneng were thrashed 4-1 by Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.

  6. N.Korea warns can conduct 'strike' on US, denies rights violations

    N.Korea warns can conduct 'strike' on US, denies rights violations

    Geneva (AFP) - North Korea's foreign minister warned Tuesday Pyongyang had the power to conduct a "pre-emptive strike" on the United States, following joint US-South Korea military drills earlier this week.

  7. Mother, kidnapped daughter reunited after 17 years

    Mother, kidnapped daughter reunited after 17 years

    An extraordinary reunion has taken place in South Africa - between a mother and her newborn girl who was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997.

  8. Petraeus to plead guilty to spilling secrets to mistress

    Petraeus to plead guilty to spilling secrets to mistress

    Washington (AFP) - America's most prominent former military commander, David Petraeus, will plead guilty to illegally providing classified secrets to his mistress, in a dramatic fall from grace for a general once lauded as a war hero.

  9. Jailed Ukrainian pilot 'may be transferred to hospital'

    Jailed Ukrainian pilot 'may be transferred to hospital'

    Moscow (AFP) - A Ukrainian airforce pilot who has been on hunger strike in a Russian jail for 81 days might be transferred to a civilian hospital if her health deteriorates, the prison service said Tuesday.

  10. Kenyan president torches 15-tonne ivory stockpile

    Kenyan president torches 15-tonne ivory stockpile

    Nairobi (AFP) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to a giant pile of 15 tonnes of elephant ivory Tuesday, vowing to destroy the country's entire stockpile of illegal tusks by the year's end.

  11. WATCH LIVE: Australians leaving Bali for execution

    WATCH LIVE: Australians leaving Bali for execution

    There has been movement at Kerobokan Prison where Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan to be moved to the execution island in armored vehicles reportedly before midday.

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