Brazilian police are hunting more than 30 men suspected of raping a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro, and of putting video of the attack on social media. The girl, 16, believes she was doped after going to her boyfriend's house on Saturday and says she woke up in a different house, surrounded by the men. Arrest warrants have been issued, including one for the boyfriend. The assault has provoked an online campaign against what campaigners call a culture of rape in Brazil.
Thailand Tiger Temple: Forty dead cubs found in freezer
Forty dead tiger cubs have been found in a freezer at a Thai Buddhist temple accused of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse. Police and wildlife officials started an operation on Monday to remove all the living tigers at the Tiger Temple. Pictures from journalists at the scene posted to social media showed the 40 cubs lined up on the floor. The site in Kanchanaburi is a popular tourist attraction but has been closed to the public since the raid.
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Prominent Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, second right, sits next to Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, second left, and the now deceased poet Simin Behbahani, left, while attending a meeting on women"s rights in Tehran, Iran on 27 August 2007
'Honour killings': Pakistan closes loophole allowing killers to go free
Since Hong Kong is semi-autonomous under the "one country, two systems" framework after it was returned to China in 1997, Beijing still has the final say in how to interpret its laws . In refusing to pledge allegiance to Beijing when being sworn in, two elected lawmakers Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching has been blocked by Bejing from taking office. #Hongkonglawmakers #blockbyBejing
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