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Flooding paralyses Manila

Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued coun... Read Story

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Poland to stay out of Ukraine conflict

Poland will not send arms or otherwise get involved in the bloody conflict in neighbouring Ukraine, its prime minister-designate Ewa Kopacz said.

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Human error caused vaccination deaths: WHO

A muscle relaxant appears to have been mixed mistakenly with measles vaccine, killing 15 children in Syria, the World Health Organisation said.

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Lula rallies behind Rousseff
September 16 2014 at 11:22

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has endorsed Dilma Rousseff as she chases re-election.

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Woman dies after leap into croc pond
September 16 2014 at 10:56

A 65-year-old woman has committed suicide at a crocodile farm on the outskirts of Bangkok.

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‘Scotland we love you, don’t go’
September 16 2014 at 10:59

Scores of people have gathered in London to urge Scottish voters to reject independence and stay in the United Kingdom.

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Dalai Lama concerned about India’s problems
September 16 2014 at 10:58

The Dalai Lama has invited India’s spiritual leaders to try to tackle rape, communal violence and other issues in the country.

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Three held after Koh Tao murders
September 16 2014 at 10:57

Thai police have questioned three men over the murder of two UK tourists found naked on the island of Koh Tao.

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Hundreds flee California fires
September 16 2014 at 10:56

Fire crews are trying to get better access to two raging wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes in California.

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Lava creeps closer to Kaohe lots in Hawaii
September 16 2014 at 10:55

Lava from the Kilauea volcano is about 160m from the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island.

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Odile batters Mexico’s Baja resorts
September 16 2014 at 09:48

Tropical Storm Odile ground its way up Mexico’s Baja California peninsula after forcing the evacuation of thousands in the popular tourist area.

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Ferry could have capsized earlier - expert
September 16 2014 at 09:57

The South Korean ferry that sank in April should never have been in service, an expert has told the court.

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Mayon volcano could erupt soon
September 16 2014 at 09:48

Authorities in the Philippines have ordered people living near a powerful volcano to evacuate.

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