Participants compete in a dragon boat race during the annual Dragon Boat Festival at Aberdeen in Hong Kong, China
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A Nobel-winning British scientist who was forced to quit his job after claiming that women are a distraction in the laboratory cried with his wife when he was told to resign.
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The principle of non-violence is central to Buddhist teachings, but in Sri Lanka some Buddhist monks are being accused of stirring up hostility towards other faiths and ethnic minorities.
FIFA's Ethics Committee has banned 11 individuals from soccer-related activities amid U.S. allegations of corruption, FIFA said.
President Barack Obama has banned the US government from giving certain kinds of military-style equipment to local police forces.
Police have apprehended 10 suspects for allegedly killing a wild panda and selling its meat in China's southwestern province of Yunnan
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Turkey has recalled its envoy to the Vatican after Pope Francis described the mass killing of Armenians under Ottoman rule in WW1 as "genocide".
India's Supreme Court has struck down a controversial law which allowed police to arrest people for comments on social networks and other internet sites.