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Sony Pictures cyber-attack: cancel ‘terrorist’ film or else, say hackers

Hackers make threat alongside new batch of documents, which show extortion threats against Sony executives

Hafiz Saeed: Twitter suspends account of man accused of orchestrating Mumbai terror attack

There was no immediate response from Twitter

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Uber taxis banned in Delhi after woman is allegedly raped by driver

The company was criticised for not running background checks on the accused rapist

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Three people have been confirmed dead and nearly 9,000 took to shelters

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Uber accused of 'negligence' after taxi driver is accused of raping and beating female passenger in Delhi

An Indian woman has reported she was raped by her Uber driver after she was dropped at home

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'Malaysians are stupid' and don't know how to run an airline, says former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Mohamad’s claims of inadequacy of Malaysians follows news that the country’s airline will get its first foreign chief

Typhoon Hagupit: Greenpeace warning as a million people flee 106mph gales – and there's more to come

Greenpeace campaigners claim ‘The people of the Philippines cannot just accept this is going to be the new normal in our lives’

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Hope for 20 Indian men and women blinded after 'botched' cataract surgery at camp

Doctors believe they may be able to restore some patients' sight

Typoon Hagupit: Hundreds of thousands flee as superstorm hits the Philippines

A year after being devastated by Haiyan, the eastern Philippines faces a second storm

Gauhar Khan slapped: 'Traditional Indian clothes were far skimpier than actress' dress'

A fashion historian says it used to be acceptable for women to wear far less

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