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Women, who underwent a sterilization surgery at a government mass sterilisation

India mass sterilisation: Doctor used same needles for each operation, claims investigation

Doctor RK Gupta faces charges of causing death by negligence

Watch a truck driver in China perform the most audacious u-turn

Video: The driver even re-arranged road blocks to engineer the silly yet humorous manoeuvre

Indian father who killed 'daughter's rapist' describes torturing him with hot tongs

The unnamed father invited the alleged rapist to his home for dinner before killing him 

North Korea accuses US of spreading Ebola and choosing Africa as a bio-weapon testing ground

KCNA called for the US to face a human rights trial

The photo, which Reddit users said had been posted across Sony Pictures computers (Links have been blurred out)

Sony cyber attack: North Korea won’t deny involvement, tells world to ‘wait and see’

Use of malware written in Korean turns suspicions on state even more

David Bergman was found guilty of contempt for his reporting on Bangladesh's war crimes tribunal

British journalist found guilty of contempt by Bangladesh court for questioning war death toll

David Bergman 'did not have the right' to examine the figures, it ruled

Raju, the crying elephant, decreed free by a court in India

Video: The elephant had been kept in chains for 50 years until his rescue in July

Women, who underwent a sterilization surgery at a government mass sterilisation

Indian doctors 'use bicycle pump' to inflate women’s abdomens during sterilisation surgery

A photograph reportedly shows the equipment being used

It has been claimed that North Korean government is responsible for a cyber-attack that saw five of Sony Pictures’ most eagerly anticipated projects leaked to the internet this week

Sony Hack: North Korea’s cyber army suspected as FBI warns of spreading internet warfare

Sony Pictures’ systems have finally been restored after week long attack, which might have been prompted by controversial Kim Jong-Un-baiting film The Interview

Showdown: protesters clash with police outside the Hong Kong government complex on Monday

Hong Kong protests: Violence worsens as authorities seek to end pro-democracy demonstrations

Anger and internal conflict fester as the final clearances loom

A pro-democracy protester blocks a riot policeman during a clash outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on 1 December, 2014

David Cameron: Beijing 'mistaken' to plan ban on British MPs from Hong Kong amid protests

Pro-democracy protesters have been campaigning heavily since September

Marchers protest against new law at Pride march yesterday

New Delhi Gay Pride: India's LGBT community hit capital's streets for Pride parade

Hundreds hit the streets holding denouncing the Supreme Court's decision to recriminalise homosexuality in the country

World Aids Day 2014: Gay dating app helps spread AIDS awareness in China

The app was founded by an LGBT advocate who was once a policeman

Gauhar Khan slapped live on air by man from the audience for wearing revealing clothes

Akil Malik, 24, took offence at Khan’s cutaway outfit as she presented the grand finale of singing competition Raw Star in Mumbai

A still shows one of the girls hitting a man with a belt

Indian sisters fight back against sexual harassment by beating alleged attackers with a belt

Viral video shows two sisters fighting back against 'eve teasing' incident

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The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

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La Famille Bélier is being touted as this year's Amelie - so why are many in the deaf community outraged by it?

Deaf community outraged by La Famille Bélier

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Michael Carberry: ‘After such a tough time, I’m not sure I will stay in the game’

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Susie Wolff: A driving force in battle for equality behind the wheel

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