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Smog, tantrums, pregnancy - all covered in China

Smog, tantrums, pregnancy - all covered in China

 Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out "naughty child insurance". Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning your tongue eating hotpot or if smog ruins your holiday.

Separatists hit Ukrainian vessel in first naval attack

Separatist rebels attacked a Ukrainian naval vessel in the Azov Sea by firing artillery from the shore, and a Ukrainian military spokesman said a rescue operation was under way.

Ukraine 'close to point of no return'

Ukraine 'close to point of no return'

Ukraine said Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as EU leaders signalled they would threaten more sanctions against Moscow over the crisis.

Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader to quit

Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader to quit

Thousands of protesters massed outside the residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday to demand he step down, after efforts to find a negotiated solution to the country's political crisis failed.

Ukraine seeks to join NATO; Putin remains defiant

Ukraine seeks to join NATO; Putin remains defiant

Ukraine has called for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armoured columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels.

Islamic State UK's 'greatest threat'

Islamic State UK's 'greatest threat'

Britain has raised its terrorism alert to the second-highest level, and Prime Minister David Cameron says the Islamic State (IS) group operating in Syria and Iraq poses the country's greatest ever security risk.

Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal

Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal

The West African state of Senegal has become the fifth country to be touched by the world's worst Ebola outbreak, while riots have broken out in neighbouring Guinea's remote southeast where infection rates are rising fast.

Gun debate flares after girl shoots instructor

Gun debate flares after girl shoots instructor

County law enforcement officials in Arizona say no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi, adding it was "being viewed as an industrial accident."

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