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15Mar/15

Indian bride calls off wedding as groom fails maths test

An Indian bride walks out of her arranged wedding after the groom fails to solve a simple mathematics problem in northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

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14Mar/15

Celebrities walk the red carpet at AmfAR gala in Hong Kong

International and local celebrities walk the red carpet in Hong Kong at the inaugural gala for the Foundation for AIDS research.

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08Mar/15

World leaders vow to reach gender balanced world by 2030

World leaders including Turkey’s Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu and Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urge the international community to do more to reach global gender equality by 2030.
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23Feb/15

What to expect for the year of the goat

(NVO) – Welcome to the year of the goat!

Even though markets are still shut across Mainland China, in the freewheeling city of Hong Kong – a densely packed maze of skyscrapers built to cater to Chinese principles of Feng Shui – masters of the craft are divining what the year will bring.
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21Feb/15

Turkish men don miniskirts to protest killing of woman who fought off rape attack

Stung by the reported killing of a woman as she tried to fight off a rape attack, Turkish men are mounting miniskirt protests at violence against women.

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16Feb/15

Virtual body-swapping could tackle racial bias

EGHAM, SOUTH EAST ENGLAND, UK / BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS) – It’s hard to imagine having a body part with a different skin colour to your own – isn’t it?

In fact, it’s surprisingly easy to “trick” people into thinking they have a foreign body part.

And once that’s achieved, psychologists have found that racist attitudes can be diminished.
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14Feb/15

At least 300 migrants feared dead trying to reach Europe from Africa

(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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