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Myanmar’s military has engaged in deadly clashes with ethnic minority rebels in the northeast in the past week, state media reported on Wednesday, as concern grows for three reporters detained by the military in the region.
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President Michel Temer called a corruption charge filed against him by Brazil’s top prosecutor a “fiction” on Tuesday, as the nation’s political crisis deepened under the second president faced with possible removal from office in just over a year.
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Officials say Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV.
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Pakistani rescuers were searching on Wednesday for a Spanish man and an Argentinian who went missing on a notoriously treacherous Himalayan peak known as “Killer Mountain”, an official said.
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An experimental Germany squad have reached the Confederations Cup semi-finals as winners of Group ‘B’ but not without the odd hairy moment along the way.
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A suspected car bombing in Kiev on Tuesday killed a Ukrainian military intelligence officer in an incident classified as a “terrorist act” by police, officials said. Police said the explosion tore through a Mercedes car several kilometres from the heart of the Ukrainian capital at around 0800 GMT (0500 GMT),
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A cholera outbreak in Yemen, which has claimed 1,400 lives in two months, shows tentative signs of slowing as fatality rates drop by half, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Nearly 219,000 suspected cases have been registered since April 27 and more than 1,400 people have died, the UN agency said.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday there must be a “major national investigation” into the use of potentially flammable cladding fitted to high-rise towers across the country, as police formally identified a 5-year-old boy as one of youngest victims of London’s Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.
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English football club Manchester City are preparing a proposal to sign Vasco da Gama’s Brazil Under-20 midfielder Douglas, according to media reports.
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Ravi Shastri, former Indian captain reportedly has decided to throw his hat into the ring as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) search for the head coach after Anil Kumble left the job.
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