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Indonesian baby sea turtles make a break for freedom

Newly hatched, dozens of baby turtles flipped and flopped their way down a beach towards the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean, under the watchful gaze of conservationists at an Indonesian national park. Small enough to fit into the palm of a hand, some ended...

Pakistan provincial court bans virginity tests on rape victims

A court in Pakistan's most populous province on Monday outlawed virginity tests on rape victims -- a longstanding practice in the country used to assess a woman's so-called honour. Critics of the tests, including an invasive "two-finger test", had filed petitions in the eastern city...

Young Kelantanese couple aged 16 and 15 wedding video goes viral on Tik Tok with over a million views (VIDEO)

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 31 -- A young teenage couple has gone viral on social media platform Tik Tok as videos of their wedding made the rounds. The wedding video in Tanah Merah, Kelantan which was uploaded by the couple's aunt who goes by the username...

Alia Bhatt clicks selfies with Neetu Kapoor, Riddhima Sahni, Shaheen at their Ranthambore trip. See pics

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India, Dec. 30 -- Alia Bhatt is enjoying a lovely, sunshine-y time at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan. She is there with her family and friends to bring in the new year. On Wednesday, Alia's sister Shaheen Bhatt shared a lovely selfie of the...

Happy birthday Salman Khan: Did you know this actor is the reason he never got married?

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India, Dec. 27 -- At 55, Salman Khan continues to be one of the most eligible bachelors in Bollywood. He seems to be in no hurry to get married, although he has often expressed his desire to have children someday. On his birthday, let us...

Amitabh Bachchan poses for a new pic with a strong anti-coronavirus message

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India, Dec. 18 -- Actor Amitabh Bachchan posed with celebrity photographer Avi Gowariker for a new photo shoot. The picture carried a strong coronavirus prevention message. Avi shared the picture and wrote in Hindi: "DO GAJ DOORI... MASK HAI ZAROORI !!#PostPackUpShot with TheBoss..@amitabhbachchan" The shot...

After spike in Covid-19 clusters, govt issues new SOPs for temporary dorms to house workers at construction sites

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 15 -- The Housing and Local Government Ministry has come up with new standard operating procedure (SOP) for construction firms applying to build temporary housing for its workers on site. Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the SOP is to clarify the provisions under...

China animal rescuer shares home with 1,300 dogs

by Helen Roxburgh and Qian Ye Twenty years ago, Wen Junhong saved an abandoned dog from the streets of Chongqing in southwestern China. She now shares her home with more than 1,300 of them, and they keep on coming. After taking in that first dog, a Pekinese...

Kit Siang: Is Bersatu following PAS in refusing recognition of secular principles in Malaysian Constitution?

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 6 -- A veteran politician has questioned if Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) is now headed in the direction of Islamist party PAS, following Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's recent vow to fight 'secularism and liberalism' and uphold moderate Sunni Muslim teachings. DAP's...

US ends China-funded exchange programs, calls them ‘propaganda tools’

The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with the United States, calling them propaganda tools for Beijing. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that these programs, conducted under a US law called the MECEA that permits...
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