5 March 2015 Last updated at 11:33

India threatens BBC over rape filmSocialist Unity Centre of India activists hold placards during a protest demanding death penalty for convicted gang-rapist, in Calcutta, 4 March

India's home minister says action will be taken after the BBC aired a documentary in the UK featuring an interview with a convicted rapist.


Mark LippertActivist slashes US envoy to S Korea

A militant Korean nationalist slashes the face of the US ambassador to South Korea, with the North calling it a "knife shower of justice".

Andreas Von Knorre, one of the two German nationals arrested in Singapore for vandalism, arrives in a police car to the state court on 22 November 2014Singapore to cane German vandals

Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.

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