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Mum, 12, has baby with 13yo father
Mum, 12, has baby with 13yo father

The father of a girl dubbed 'Britain's Youngest Mum' has apparently broken his silence and told a radio station he is proud…

Top 10 stories to read today
Top 10 stories to read today

Here are the top news stories today, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about tomorrow.

Pistorius trial: Shaky witness grilled
Pistorius trial: Shaky witness grilled

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial, presenting a forensic expert…

Inmates rock Peru prison with 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
Inmates rock Peru prison with 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Inmates have rocked a Peruvian prison with a Holy Week performance of the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar".

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Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's navy

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) Thai authorities have charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report…

Asia stocks subdued, Nikkei weak on profit taking

HONG KONG (AP) Asian stock markets were subdued on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei faltering as investors locked in profits…

Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Three pro-Russian militants have been killed and 13 wounded after Ukrainian troops repelled an attack…

Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south…

Random House to adapt 'Unbroken' for young adults

NEW YORK (AP) Random House says it plans to publish a young adult adaption of Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling survival…

Flight instructor who appeared on CNN fried

TORONTO (AP) A flight simulator instructor who wore casual clothes when he figured prominently in CNN's coverage of the…

Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains

HONG KONG (AP) Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei leading the retreat as investors locked…

Malaysian lawmaker and lawyer Karpal Singh dies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Veteran Malaysian opposition lawmaker Karpal Singh, an eminent lawyer who had been detained…

Police charge Canadian in Internet privacy breach

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Police have charged a 19-year-old Canadian man in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from Canada's…

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago…

Kim Jong Un salon poster sparks call for government action

North Korean diplomats have asked the British government to take action against a London hair salon's poster poking fun…

Trapped passengers told to stay put

Six people are dead and 290 are missing after passengers in a sinking ferry were told to stay put and wait for rescuers…

Birthday wine costs NSW leader his job

The widening scandal over the allegedly corrupt dealings of a company touting for big contracts with the state-owned Sydney…

Gunship used to seize airport

A prolonged and increasingly vicious confrontation in eastern Ukraine turned into armed conflict yesterday.

Drone forced to surface - again
Drone forced to surface - again

An underwater drone searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been forced to resurface due…

'Haunted' island to be auctioned

The leasehold of a Venetian island described as one of the most haunted places in Italy is to be auctioned next month as…

Hack trial editor tells of 'gossip'

Andy Coulson has told a jury he was not part of any agreement made inside the News of the World to hack the phone of murdered…

After Glass watch for Google Contacts

Forget Google Glass, the next wearable technology trend could be Google contact lenses.

Not many in US hooked on GE fish

Developers of genetically modified fish and meat face an uphill battle to get their products on US store shelves.

Survivors told they're the face of America's resolve
Survivors told they're the face of America's resolve

A few hundred metres from the finish line on Boylston St, a little girl with a prosthetic leg stood…

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Science

$1m window into human body
$1m window into human body

Amillion-dollar microscope has allowed Kiwi scientists an unparalleled window into the human body, shining a new light on…

Planet no longer butt of jokes
Studies: Lab-grown vaginas successful
Brain injury epidemic
David Skegg: We must choose: riches or water?
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Space

Blood moon: Best view on East Coast
Blood moon: Best view on East Coast

Star gazers on the east coast of the North Island have had the best view of the blood moon tonight, MetService says.

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Syria

Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead
Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

The UN Security Council fell silent after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims…

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