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Brazil detains band, club owners after deadly nightclub fire

Brazil detains band, club owners after deadly nightclub fire

Brazilian police investigating a nightclub fire that killed 231 people detained the owners of the club and two band members whose pyrotechnics show authorities say triggered the blaze.

Malaysia elephant sanctuary trumpets effort to cut human-animal conflict

A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary for their vital work in reducing human-animal conflict.

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Indian state offers free breast implants to poor women

Thousands of poor women in India's Tamil Nadu state have been offered free cosmetic breast surgery, including implants, its health minister said Friday, because "poor people also have a right to look beautiful".

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The deputy head of UNAIDS, accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague but cleared of wrongdoing by an internal United Nations probe, announced his decision to step down on Friday.

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A wild elephant Thursday trampled to death two people, including a child, as it rampaged through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, officials said.

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Four arrests over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth Twd$5 million ($170,000) in what they said was the first case of its kind on the island.

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UNICEF number two faced complaints at Save The Children

The UN children's agency said Wednesday it was unaware that its deputy director faced complaints of inappropriate behavior toward female staff before hiring him two years ago.

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From halal fried chicken to hot springs hotels with prayer facilities, Taiwan is adapting its traditional tourist draws to woo Muslim visitors as Chinese arrivals dwindle.

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A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary for their vital work in reducing human-animal conflict.

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Thousands of poor women in India's Tamil Nadu state have been offered free cosmetic breast surgery, including implants, its health minister said Friday, because "poor people also have a right to look beautiful".

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The deputy head of UNAIDS, accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague but cleared of wrongdoing by an internal United Nations probe, announced his decision to step down on Friday.

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A wild elephant Thursday trampled to death two people, including a child, as it rampaged through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, officials said.

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Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth Twd$5 million ($170,000) in what they said was the first case of its kind on the island.

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The UN children's agency said Wednesday it was unaware that its deputy director faced complaints of inappropriate behavior toward female staff before hiring him two years ago.

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