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The man, identified only as Sonelal, claimed that the reptile had bitten him and in anger he bit off its head.
The Philippines military lauded the efforts of the crew members for their quick-thinking in handling the dreaded Abu Sayyaf militants.
Frankie, short from Frankenkitten, was found with a deformed eye that needed to be removed and an extra set of ears. Now he's found a loving home.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) ordered to pay £100,000 to family of 102-year-old Fumio Okubo who killed himself when told to flee Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
Funeral strippers are a common sight at funerals in rural China despite the government's well-documented hostility.
An Australian man has convinced an Indian woman to move across to be his wife. He immediately made her a slave for himself and his brother.
The 28-year-old son of a wealthy entrepreneur made headlines in 2014 when it was found he had fathered 16 babies via surrogates in Thailand.
North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo-jong, is rumoured to be carrying her second child; South Korea officials are tight-lipped.
The newspaper piece not only quoted "Hogan" but it was also accompanied with a picture of the apparent wrestling star, dubbed "Mr Wrestler".
Doctors treating the woman found traced of metal objects inside her private parts, concluding that a metal rod was inserted into her vagina.
UN special rapporteur for Myanmar says the country's de facto leader could be tried for crimes against humanity or genocide.
Police in Malaysia seized almost £700,000 of methamphetamine hidden in tea bags being smuggled over the Indonesian border.
The North Korean defector says she has grown tired of life in the South and demanded authorities allow her to return home.
US Marines learned jungle survival techniques during a recent training exercise in Chonburi province, Thailand.
The vicim's mother had registered a complaint with the police and the suspect has been taken into custody.