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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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Man extradited to US on kidnap, torture charges
September 17 2014 at 11:35

A man accused of abducting a medical pot shop owner and joining others in torturing him before cutting off his penis was extradited to US.

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Guatemala accused of spying on media
September 17 2014 at 11:35

Guatemala's government posted an online response to an article about the country's vice president before it was published.

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‘Parents were drunk when toddler fell’
September 17 2014 at 09:22

The parents of a two-year-old who was rescued from the tracks at a railway station were reportedly drunk at the time of the incident.

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Ukraine-EU ratify free-trade deal
September 17 2014 at 09:22

The parliaments of Ukraine and the EU ratified a landmark political and free trade deal.

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Sarkozy poised to announce comeback
September 17 2014 at 09:22

It's one of the worst kept secrets in French politics: scandal-hit Nicolas Sarkozy is poised to make his comeback this week.

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UN brokers deal to start Gaza reconstruction
September 17 2014 at 09:22

The United Nations has brokered an agreement to enable the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, says the UN's top Mideast envoy.

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Rousseff slips in poll
September 17 2014 at 09:21

President Dilma Rousseff has lost ground to her main challenger, Marina Silva, ahead Brazil's presidential election, a poll showed.

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Health fear looms after Kashmir floods
September 17 2014 at 09:21

Parminder Singh carefully lifted one of the bloated bodies from his boat as he described the horrors confronting Indian Kashmir residents.

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Wildfires rage across drought-hit California
September 17 2014 at 09:21

As many as 6 000 firefighters were battling a wave of wildfires raging across California, which is gripped by a historic drought.

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Ebola battle: Obama deploys troops
September 17 2014 at 04:40

Barack Obama has announced a major expansion of the US role in West Africa’s battle against the Ebola virus.

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