Indonesia’s constitutional court declines to ban extramarital sex

A bid to make all sex outside marriage illegal was rejected by a top Indonesian court Thursday, in a ruling that surprised many as concerns grow about rising intolerance in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country.

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US present 'proof' missile fired at Saudi Arabia was 'made in Iran'

The United States on Thursday presented pieces of what it said is the missile fired at Saudi Arabia by Houthi militia in Yemen, describing it as conclusive evidence of Iran involvement and its violation of UN resolutions.

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Sandy Hook five years on: more awareness but still too little control

Five years after 26 children and staff were shot and killed at their Connecticut school, the US Congress has defeated every attempt to strenghten gun control. And yet, the rate of mass shootings remain high, and they are increasingly deadly.

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EU summit braced for east-west clash over migrant policy

EU leaders headed for a new east-west clash at a Brussels summit Thursday over ways to deal with large numbers of migrants coming to Europe.

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As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup

President Vladimir Putin said Russians “do not want and will not stand for” a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference on Thursday.

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