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China: Moment North Korean inmate breaks out of prison

[ad_1] Authorities in China recaptured a North Korean man, identified by his Chinese name Zhu Xianjian, after a 40 day manhunt. The 39-year-old took just 40 seconds to scale a prison wall in the north-eastern city of Jilin, where he'd been serving an 11 year sentence for robbery and illegal entry into China. [ad_2] Source link
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Oscar Pistorius set to meet victim Reeva Steenkamp’s parents

[ad_1] "June [Steenkamp, Reeva's mother] has always said that she has forgiven Oscar, however that doesn't mean that he mustn't pay for what he has done... Barry [Steenkamp, Reeva's father] battles with that a bit, but that is something he will have to voice at the appropriate time," Ms Koen added. [ad_2] Source link
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China: North Korea fugitive captured after 40-day manhunt

[ad_1] The escape triggered a manhunt for him that generated wide interest on Chinese social media. Authorities progressively increased the reward for information directly leading to his capture to 700,000 yuan(£82,000; $109,000) to bolster chances of him being found. [ad_2] Source link
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Barbados prepares to cut ties with the Queen

[ad_1] Barbados is set to become the world's newest republic on Tuesday.The island nation will remove the Queen as its head of state and swear in its first ever Barbadian president. Watch Celestina Olulode as she travels to the island to find out what Barbadians make of the move. [ad_2] Source link