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Rula Ghani made her first public appearance in the US in the nearly five months since her husband became President

Afghanistan's first lady: lauded abroad, lambasted at home

Her faith (she's Christian) and feminism have made President Ghani's wife a divisive figure

A still from the mock up showing a holgram with a black bag over its head

Indonesian television channel 'airs mock-up of how prisoners are executed by firing squad'

Demonstration came shortly before five prisoners were executed

Red Bull stunt planes almost lose wings during mid-air collision, manage to land safely

'Flying Bulls' from Czech Republic were in middle of their stunt

The tigers were caught on the cameras set up by the WWF

Extraordinary WWF footage captures first ever Siberian tigers to be filmed in China

The WWF said the latest footage showed that conservation efforts were helping to boost Amur tiger numbers

Chinese New Year 2015: Prince William speaks Mandarin to honour the year of the sheep

'Zhu ni men chun jie kuai le, yang nian da ji'

A child runs past a multi coloured sheep installation displayed in a shopping mall for the Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong

Chinese New Year 2015: Is it the year of the ram, sheep or goat?

Confusion over the translation of a Chinese character has left many in the west asking: 'what year is it?'

New Lenovo computers install dangerous malware that could allow hackers to spy on users

‘Superfish’ adware puts ads onto websites without users’ permission, and could leave the computer vulnerable

CY Leung: 'I hope that all people in Hong Kong will take inspiration from the sheep's character and pull together'

Hong Kong premier tells public to act like sheep

Leader is referring to the new Chinese lunar Year of the Sheep

Fireworks explode at the River Hongbao Lunar New Year Celebrations along Marina Bay in Singapore. The Chinese Lunar New Year on February 19 will welcome the Year of the Sheep (also known as the Year of the Goat or Ram)

Lunar New Year 2015: 23 dazzling pictures of the Year of the Goat celebrations

Even Google is celebrating Chinese New Year

Hindu rituals during a mass marriage at the Andh Kanya Praksh Gruh in Ahmedabad on January 19, 2014.

Indian bride marries wedding guest after husband has epileptic seizure during ceremony

The woman was reportedly furious she had not been told of his condition

Women in Mersin shout slogans against the murder of a woman as they hold a picture of Ozgecan Aslan

Turkey protests over murder of young woman continue on social media

Women have been sharing their stories of sexual violence, harassment and fear

The boy was sent flying by the exploding manhole

Exploding manhole cover knocks boy to the ground after he drops lit firecracker into sewer

One of the boy's friends had to be rescued by police after nearly falling into the sewer

Passengers crowd atop a train as they travel on a cold winter morning at a railway station in Ghaziabad on the outskirts of New Delhi

Indian baby boy survives fall onto train tracks after mother gives birth in toilet

22-year-old Manu fainted soon after giving birth

Chinese New Year 2015: 6 things you need to know about the Year of the Goat (or Sheep)

Everything you need to know about yang, pillows and primroses

A cricket game on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway. Afghanistan is to play Bangladesh in Australia on Wednesday in the ICC Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup 2015: Afghans come together to support their team as the nation makes its ICC debut

Tournament sees cricket transcend ethnic and tribal divisions in the war-ravaged country

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Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

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