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Malawi pardons gay couple during UN chief’s visit

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  • President says young couple to be freed immediately
  • Pardon comes after UN leader raises issue with president
  • Ban Ki-moon urges Malawi to reform “outdated” gay laws

Malawi’s leader pardoned a gay couple from a 14-year prison term on Saturday after a meeting with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who applauded the move and urged the country to amend “outdated” laws on homosexuality.

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