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India rape case: Cousins found hanging from tree 'committed suicide' and were not 'sexually assaulted' claim Indian authorities

Controversial CBI head Ranjit Sinha said two teenager girls, Murti and Pushpa, were 'not murdered'

Kim Jong-un with his younger sister, Kim Yo-jong (left), on one of the leader’s staged public appearances

Kim Jong-un's sister given official title in North Korean government

Kim Yo-jong is now viewed as an important political aide to North Korean leader

Bollywood actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy after appearing in mock TV wedding scene

The GEO TV programme sparked a wave of controversy in the Islamic country when it aired in May, despite the fact similar scenes had been aired in the past

An Indian man has reportedly had his penis cut off by angry locals after being caught allegedly trying to rape a teenager

Teenage girl dies after being set alight by gang of six sex attackers in India

India has had protests calling for the end of sexual violence against women

Japanese prepare for the afterlife by testing out coffins

Japan's ageing population are coming to terms with the inevitability of death by planning their funerals

The water buffalo chases after one man

Watch runaway water buffalo go on the rampage in China

The animal injured 14 people and damaged vehicles in its path

Watch a man get hit by three cars - and survive

Video: The pedestrian in China was hit by three cars in fairly quick succession

Vladimir Putin fixes a GPS satellite transmitter onto a tiger in 2008
Police are now requesting the man is assessed by psychiatrists

Video: CCTV shows Chinese man destroy two ATM machines and threaten police

The criminal is caught hitting the ATM machines over 20 times before threatening police officers with the weapon

This artist impression shows a modern-day Atlantis

Japanese construction firm says this 'Ocean Spiral' is the underwater city of the future

Homes beneath the waves could have first residents in just 15 years

Samiun Rahman, centre, was re-arrested at a train station for the media’s benefit, according to a human rights group

‘Torture bribe’ demanded after ‘stage-managed’ arrest of Briton alleged Isis recruiter in Bangladesh

Wife claims police scammed her family after arrest for alleged jihadist recruitment

Tourists in Bangkok use a selfie stick

South Korean authorities ban selfie sticks

Individuals found selling the devices could face jail or the equivalent of a £17,000 fine

British banker Rurik Jutting (C) sits in a prison van as he arrives at the eastern court in Hong Kong on November 24, 2014

Hong Kong murders: Rurik Jutting ruled mentally fit to stand trial

Jutting, 29, appeared in a short court hearing in Hong Kong today charged with the murder of two women after having undergone psychiatric tests

Philippines massacre body count is still rising, five years after killing spree that left 58 dead

A witness in the trial into the 2009 murders was gunned down on Tuesday

Image from the camera inside the man's nose - the maggots are white

Indian surgeon removes 50 flesh-eating maggots burrowing into man's face

Patient is expected to make a full recovery after two-hour surgery

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It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders
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The school in Cambridgeshire is ahead of the pack when it comes to using the latest classroom technology. Richard Garner discovers how teachers and pupils stay connected
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