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The Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said he would not accept the forthcoming election result and accused the authorities of failing to investigate alleged cheating at the polls

Indonesian election: Prabowo alleges cheating

The Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Sunday he would not accept the forthcoming election result and accused the authorities of failing to investigate alleged cheating at the polls.

Maarten de Jonge said he had planned to travel on both MH17 and MH370 but changed his flights at the last minute each time

Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge cheats death twice after changing flights from both Malaysia Airlines MH17 and MH370

The 29-year-old had been booked to fly on the jet which was shot down over Ukraine this week

A Filipino rescue worker carries a child after an evacuation was implemented due to Typhoon Rammasun in Manila

Super-typhoon Rammasun leaves 18 dead in southern China

Storm is worst to hit China in nearly 40 years and already killed 94 in Philippines

In ruins: Relatives marking the 100th day of the disaster last year

The day the Rana Plaza garment workers died: New documentary tells the stories of those who survived the collapse of a clothing factory near Dhaka

It was one of the worst industrial disasters of modern times, killing more than 1,000 people
Fallon has warned President Putin to 'get out of Ukraine' in the wake of MH17

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Michael Fallon tells Putin - 'get out of east Ukraine'

Britain's new defence secretary criticises Russian President over 'sponsored terrorism'

Sampath Vidanapathirana has been sentenced to 20 years rigorous imprisonment for the killing

Sri Lankan politician and three others jailed for killing Briton and raping his Russian girlfriend

The men were given 20 years each for the death of aid worker Khuram Shaikh, 32, who had been on holiday with his girlfriend

Mohammad Najib Abdul Razak has launched an urgent investigation into the crash

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Malaysian PM launches investigation after expressing shock over 'shot down' plane

Mohammad Najib Abdul Razak says he was shocked by what had happened after plane carrying 295 people came down in rebel-held Donetsk region

The officials are based in Pakistan’s Knightsbridge embassy

Claims of rape and child abduction included in allegations against diplomatic staff based at embassies in Britain, official data reveals

The data showed that 14 foreign diplomats faced allegations of crimes last year

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Archie comic featuring same-sex marriage banned in Singapore

The ban follows a similar ruling against a children's book featuring two male penguins raise a baby

Motorcyclist cheats death

Motorcyclist in Thailand cheats death after riding past exploding fireworks store

The rider appears to be largely unscathed by the death-defying incident

38 people died and 530,000 people were displaced as a result of the storm

Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun): Storm heads for China after it kills 38 and displaces half a million in the Philippines

Glenda completely destroyed over 7,000 houses and damaged a further 19,000 as electricity in the Filipino capital Manila was cut off

The incident has sparked a heated debate in both Tamil Nadu and beyond

Row as British-era club refuses entry to judge for wearing Indian clothes

The incident has sparked a heated debate in both Tamil Nadu and beyond

Made in Turkey: Craig and Ola Rapace in 'Skyfall'

Latest James Bond film starring Daniel Craig almost included an Indian Railways promotion, former minister reveals

Cringe-inducing product placements have become a regular feature of recent Bond films

The Supreme Court acknowledged that Mrs Sandiford required a “substantial sum” to pay for legal assistance to help reopen the case

New evidence in case of British woman on death row in Indonesia leads to call for Government to review its blanket ban on providing legal aid

Mrs Sandiford was refused legal funding by the Government and had to rely on supporters' donations

The Bihar minister said mobile phones shouldn't be used in schools

Indian politician blames mobile phones and non-vegetarian food for surge in rape cases

Binay Bihari said new technologies 'pollute' the mind

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