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Dying Indian nurse: Take care of our children The nurse, with two young children and a husband working overseas, scrawled the words in blue pen as she lay dying in an Indian hospital isolation ward, sick with a rare and deadly virus.
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Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week Saudi Arabia is holding and interrogating at least 10 womens rights activists seven women and three men without any access to lawyers, according to people familiar with the arrests. The detentions are seen as a culmination of a steady crackdown on perceiv
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Denmark: Minister remarks on Muslims isnt govt policy A spokeswoman for Denmarks government says remarks by the countrys hardliner immigration minister that some working Muslims pose a safety hazard because of dawn-to-dusk fasting during Ramadan do not represent the views of the ruling coalition.
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Six years after teddy bear row, Belarus revives ties with Sweden MINSK (Reuters) - Belarus appointed an ambassador to Stockholm on Tuesday, ending a six-year-old diplomatic spat over a pro-democracy stunt that saw hundreds of teddy bears airdropped by a Swedish public relations firm over the former Soviet republic.
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EU gets green light to hold trade talks with Australia and New Zealand Bloc could end up on better terms with the Commonwealth nations after Brexit than UKThe EU has leaped ahead of the UK in the pursuit of free trade deals with Australia and New Zealand after member states gave the green light for talks to start within week
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Iran tells Europe to step up and save nuclear deal BEIRUT/BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran poured scorn on threatened U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and told European powers to step up and salvage its international nuclear deal - though Germany signaled there was only so much it could do to fend off Washington's econom
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Burkina forces kill three suspected Islamist militants in early morning raid OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso security forces killed three suspected Islamist militants and arrested one more on Tuesday morning in an operation in the capital Ouagadougou, its gendarme force said.
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Indian archbishop urges Catholics to pray for democracy The archbishop of New Delhi has waded into Indian politics, urging Catholics to pray for democracy and marginalized people ahead of national elections next year, bringing a quick rebuke from the ruling party.
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French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party Frances labor minister, Muriel Penicaud, has been summoned for questioning Tuesday in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party.
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Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus Congos health ministry has announced six new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and two new suspected cases while a vaccination effort enters its second day.
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