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  1. Bribe claim should've come up before: Joko

    Bribe claim should've come up before: Joko

    President Joko Widodo has questioned why bribery claims around the death sentences of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are only being aired now.

  2. Israel charges soldiers over looting during Gaza war

    Israel charges soldiers over looting during Gaza war

    Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli military prosecutors have filed charges against three soldiers for alleged theft from Palestinians, and related offences, during last summer's Gaza war, the military said on Monday.

  3. IS 'a great threat to France, Australia'

    IS 'a great threat to France, Australia'

    The leaders of Australia and France have released a statement saying IS "constitutes a great threat for the world's safety and for our two countries".

  4. Battered S. Korean president accepts PM resignation

    Battered S. Korean president accepts PM resignation

    Seoul (AFP) - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday accepted the resignation of her prime minister over a widening bribery scandal that has tainted senior members of her faltering administration.

  5. Sudan's Bashir reelected with 94.5% of vote: organisers

    Sudan's Bashir reelected with 94.5% of vote: organisers

    Khartoum (AFP) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was reelected on Monday with 94.

  6. Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan's moderniser with an authoritarian streak

    Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan's moderniser with an authoritarian streak

    Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) - A shepherd's son who counts former British prime minister Tony Blair and Russian President Vladimir Putin among his admirers, Kazakhstan's Nursultan Nazarbayev has overseen two decades of change in his Central Asian country, while remaining entrenched himself.

  7. Tens of thousands desperate for help in quake-hit Nepal

    Tens of thousands desperate for help in quake-hit Nepal

    Kathmandu (AFP) - Tens of thousands of frightened Nepalese huddled in tent cities Monday, desperate for help after a quake that killed more than 3,500 people, as international rescue teams with sniffer dogs raced to find survivors buried in the rubble.

  8. US 'should put N.Korea back on sponsors of terror list'

    US 'should put N.Korea back on sponsors of terror list'

    Washington (AFP) - North Korea has increased its "material support" for terrorist organizations and should be placed back on America's list of nations that are state sponsors of terrorism, a report released Monday said.

  9. Just four new female mayors defy Japan's 'womenomics'

    Just four new female mayors defy Japan's 'womenomics'

    Tokyo (Japan) (AFP) - Local elections in Japan produced just four female mayors of the 222 positions up for grabs, results showed Monday, underlining the challenges for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pledge to put women in 30 percent of senior roles by 2020.

  10. Nepal quake affects almost one million children: UNICEF

    Nepal quake affects almost one million children: UNICEF

    New Delhi (AFP) - Almost one million children urgently need help after an earthquake claimed more than 3,200 lives in Nepal, the UN children's agency said, as relief workers raced to help the most vulnerable.

  11. Bali Nine pair keeping hope alive

    Bali Nine pair keeping hope alive

    They may have only hours to live but Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan remain optimistic that justice will intervene before their executions.

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