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Kim murder: Women charged

Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam, left, and Siti Aishah of Indonesia

Two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam will be sentenced to death if found guilty.

Farmers pin hope on Le Pen

Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, ...

9:38 PM  Disillusioned French farmers will back the far-right leader – if they show up at voting booths at all.

Mum killed son 'out of love'

Kim Earle's teenage son was interested in sadomasochism and child pornography.

An Australian woman killed her severely disabled son over his obsession with sexual violence and child sex.

Killer's apology worth 'nothing' video

Tara Brown died in hospital after a vicious attack on a Gold Coast street in September 2015.

In a bizarre letter to the family of murdered Kiwi Tara Brown, her killer asked how "such a tragedy" could happen.

Killed baby had sexual injuries video

Kyle Parker took away the girl after a drinks session with her uncle.

A US man who kidnapped the 1-year-old child of a family friend later buried her in the woods.

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    Samsung Group chief and heir Jay Y Lee at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea.

    South Korea plans to charge the de facto company head and four executives with bribery.

    Trump's leaked plan could hurt NZ

    Trump discussed using food safety as a cudgel in December.

    US President plans to dangle food safety as a weapon in trade talks, tape reveals.

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    US President Donald Trump has had a book written about him by Queenstown author Adam Childs.

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    Kiwi dies in Vancouver

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    An Auckland man has reportedly died after falling in an out-of-bounds area of a Canadian ski resort.

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    Afghans are being asked to "join hands in tree-planting'' for the "beautification" of Earth.

    'Democracy dies in darkness'

    The Washington Post has added a new phrase beneath its online masthead: "Democracy Dies in Darkness".

    The Washington Post added a new phrase beneath its online masthead, but it turns out it's an old saying.

    Plane hits homes in USA

    Emergency services at the scene of the plane crash in California.

    Four people missing after plane slams into California suburb, striking at least three houses.

    Bar's ban on chat up

    Not here, pal. A bar in Canberra is deterring men from approaching woman.

    New bar's house rules designed for ladies sick of being approached by men.

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    Labelling crackdown on 'milk'

    Which milk? A nuts question.

    'You can't use corn syrup and call it honey': Australia's dairy farmers call for a crackdown on 'fake milk'.

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    New bar's house rules designed for ladies sick of being approached by men.

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    Kiwi's Trump owl bomb 'possible'

    US President Donald Trump has had a book written about him by Queenstown author Adam Childs.

    So far his novel about the US President has followed the script. But there's a plot twist coming.

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    President will use first address to Congress to declare progress in his campaign promises, say advisers.

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    Former US President wades into Trump melee, defends press, and calls for answers over contact with Russia.

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    Kiwi dies in Vancouver

    Kieran McDonogh is understood to have died at a Canadian ski resort

    An Auckland man has reportedly died after falling in an out-of-bounds area of a Canadian ski resort.

    'Democracy dies in darkness'

    The Washington Post has added a new phrase beneath its online masthead: "Democracy Dies in Darkness".

    The Washington Post added a new phrase beneath its online masthead, but it turns out it's an old saying.

    Plane hits homes in USA

    Emergency services at the scene of the plane crash in California.

    Four people missing after plane slams into California suburb, striking at least three houses.

    Trump to address Congress video

    U.S. President Donald Trump, already saddled with record low approval ratings, is likely to use his first speech to ...

    President will use first address to Congress to declare progress in his campaign promises, say advisers.

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    Nazi's son hands back stolen art

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    Revelations of abuse by former BBC personality Jimmy Savile sparked the inquiry.

    Brits sent to former colonies as kids, then abused, begin giving evidence at inquiry sparked by Jimmy Savile scandal.

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    US President Donald Trump suggested a non-existent incident in Sweden was related to immigration.

    No one's heard of the "security adviser" backing up the US President after his false claim about an attack.

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    An elderly man is dead after a driver rammed pedestrians outside a German bakery, before being shot by police.

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    OPINION: Vanuatu receives heaps of rainfall. What a sad irony, then, that safe drinking water isn't in easy reach.

    114 new planets discovered

    An artist's impression of hot super-Earth, Gliese 411b.

    Astronomers scanned 1600 stars over a 20-year period. This is what they found.

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    It only took the RNZAF Orion crew a few hours to locate the drifting Tongan fishing boat.

    An RNZAF Orion found six Tongan fishermen after their vessel suffered engine failure in the South Pacific.

    Tonga's underwater volcano

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    46km out to sea from Tonga's capital lies a "submarine volcano" - and it's been erupting for over a week.

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    North Korea executes bad spies

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    Government officials suspected in the nerve agent assassin of dictator's brother, Kim Jong Nam.

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    School-age thieves and drug runners must be "taught responsibility", says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.

    School-age drug runners must be "taught responsibility", says Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte.

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    Kim Jong Nam (pictured in 2001) died within 15-20 minutes of being poisoned with a nerve agent, Malaysian authorities say.

    VX nerve agent used to poison Kim Jong Nam was so strong it killed him in 15 minutes.

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    100,000 people face dying of hunger, with a further million on the brink of starvation in war-torn African country.

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    Taliban encourages tree-planting video

    Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundza issued a statement that said tree-planting "play and important role in ...

    Afghans are being asked to "join hands in tree-planting'' for the "beautification" of Earth.

    Taliban leader killed

    The Defence Minister's office could not confirm the link to Kiwi deaths.

    Haji Abdulla Gardande, said to be involved in the killing of two NZ troops, dead after a shootout in Afghanistan.

    Oscar hopeful denied US entry

    A scene from The White Helmets.

    A young cinematographer is part of a team of life-saving volunteers in war torn Syria. But he's not welcome in Trump's America.

    Trump snubbed by grieving dad

    William (Ryan) Owens was killed in a US military raid in Yemen.

    His son was killed in a US raid in Yemen. When Donald Trump came calling, he didn't want to know.

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