An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader has said she was given 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90; £72) to carry out a prank.
Indonesian embassy officials met Siti Aisyah, 25, on Saturday in the Malaysian capital.
She said she was given the cash to smear Kim Jong-nam’s face with “baby oil” as part of a reality show joke.
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Three people have been injured in the German city of Heidelberg after a man drove a car into a pedestrian area.
The attacker, who was believed to have been armed with a knife, was shot and injured by police in a brief standoff after fleeing the scene on foot.
His motives are unclear, but terrorism is not suspected and he is thought to have acted alone, police say.
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Playboy is returning to the bare essentials.
A year after the famed but struggling men’s magazine stopped featuring photographs of naked women, it has apparently had a change of heart. From now, women will shed much of the scanty clothing that had been covering them up.
The next issue, which hits newsstands at the end of the month, will feature women who are topless and almost fully exposed (think strategically placed leaf, hand or leg).
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A Hungarian Jew is preparing to spend her 71st Valentine’s Day with the Scottish soldier who rescued her from Auschwitz.
Edith Steiner was 20 when John Mackay’s commando unit liberated her and a number of other Jewish prisoners from the concentration camp in Poland.
She caught the eye of the then 23-year-old John at a village hall dance to celebrate their liberation but he was too shy to approach her.
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