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An Eye for an Eye
One Iranian woman's fight for retribution after being blinded by an acid attack.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2011 11:29 GMT
Iranian acid attack victim pardons culprit
Woman blinded by former classmate forgives him, thereby sparing him of retributive blinding by state eye specialist.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2011 15:17 GMT
Iran postpones acid blinding punishment
Court-ordered blinding of Iranian man who hurled acid in the face of a university classmate has been postponed.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 09:29 GMT
Iran court: Man to lose eye and ear
In a literal interpretation of its eye-for-an eye law, an Iranian court orders a man to lose an eye and part of an ear.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2010 13:58 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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