While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, April 4 edition

Paris supermarket hostages sue media over live coverage

Six people who hid in a kosher supermarket refrigerator during January's Islamist attacks in Paris are suing French media for broadcasting their location live during the siege.

Images broadcast from the scene on Jan 9, when gunman Amedy Coulibaly stormed into the Hyper Cacher Jewish supermarket, killing four and taking others hostage, "lacked the most basic precautions" and endangered those still alive inside, said a lawyer representing the group, Patrick Klugman.

Klugman singled out French 24-hour news channel BFMTV, which revealed live on air that the group - including a three-year-old child and a one-month-old baby - was hiding from Coulibaly in the cold room, where they were taken by one of the supermarket's employees.

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On Good Friday, Pope hears of indifference to Christian persecution

Pope Francis presided at a Good Friday service where he heard the Vatican's official preacher accuse the international community of indifference to the persecution of Christians, a day after Islamist militants attacked a university in Kenya, killing 148 people.

Father Raniero Cantalamessa, whose title is "preacher of pontifical household," referred to the attack, in which the Al-Shabaab militants initially killed indiscriminately but later freed some Muslims and targeted Christian students during a siege that lasted about 15 hours.

The long "Passion of the Lord" service, during which the Pope prostrated in prayer on the marble floor of St Peter's Basilica on the day Christians commemorate Jesus' crucifixion, is one of the few times he listens while someone else preaches.

Cantalamessa weaved his sermon around the plight of Christians today.

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India minister complains over 'fitting room camera'

An Indian minister on Friday filed a complaint against a leading high street retailer in the western state of Goa after discovering a hidden camera in its fitting room, police said.

Federal Education Minister Smriti Irani was trying on clothes at FabIndia in the holiday region when she spotted a camera pointed into the dressing room.

Michael Lobo, a local lawmaker from Irani's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, filed the initial complaint on behalf of the 39-year-old minister before she recorded a statement for the police.

Lobo said he found out that the camera was installed four months ago and recorded people from the waist up.

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Lovesick Israeli who invented West Bank kidnap tale to win back girlfriend will face trial

Two Israeli men were remanded in custody on Friday after allegedly raising a false alarm of a possible kidnapping by Palestinian militants in the West Bank to impress an ex-girlfriend.

The hoax report centred on the same area of the occupied West Bank where three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped and murdered less than a year ago.

It sent hundreds of soldiers, police and agents of the Shin Bet security agency hammering on the doors of frightened Palestinian villagers as they searched house-to-house in the hills around Hebron.

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Golf: 'I'm playing in the Masters' - Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods will play the Masters, making his return to tournament golf at the first major championship of the year next week.

"I'm playing the Masters," Woods said Friday in a statement posted on his website.

The announcement followed weeks of speculation as to whether Woods would feel his game was up to Augusta National. He hasn't played in a tournament since withdrawing at Torrey Pines on Feb 5 with back pain.

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