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South Korea: PM declares 'de facto end' to Mers outbreak

The South Korean government has declared a “de facto” end to the Middle East Respiratory Virus (Mers) outbreak, which has…

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Iran nuclear deal does not prevent 'military option': US defense secretary

US defense secretary Ashton Carter has said that the nuclear deal struck with Iran does not prevent the use of…

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Migrant crisis: EU ministers to discuss 'distribution plan'

EU’s interior ministers are meeting in Luxembourg to discuss ways to deal with the migrant crisis at…

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South Korea: MERS death toll reaches 7; hundreds quarantined

Another person in South Korea has died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), taking the…

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Hundreds of schools shut as Mers spreads panic in South Korea

Hundreds of schools in South Korea have been shut amid growing fears over the Middle East…

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South Korea reports first deaths from Mers infection

Two South Koreans have died of Mers (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), the country’s first deaths from the virus. The two…

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EU set to approve mission to destroy boats used by people-smugglers

Foreign and defense ministers from EU are likely to back a mission to destroy boats that are used by people-smugglers…

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Italian coast guard rescues hundreds of migrants in the Mediterranean

The Italian coast guard says it has rescued 2,452 migrants in 11 separate but coordinated operations in the Mediterranean Sea.…

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Pope Francis focuses on Kenyan massacre, Middle East in his Easter message

Pope Francis focused on the situation in the Middle East and prayed for the victims of the Kenyan massacre, during…

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Prospects for Israel-Palestine peace 'dim': Obama

Barack Obama has said that the prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine appear…

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Prince Charles 'alarmed' over radicalization of youth

Britain’s Prince Charles has expressed alarm at the radicalization of young people, describing it as one of the “greatest worries”.…

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UN food scheme suspended, 1.7 million Syrian refugees face the brunt

The UN’s World Food Program (WFP) has suspended its food voucher scheme after a cash crunch, putting at risk over…

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Pope Francis calls for interfaith dialogue to combat fanaticism

Starting his important trip to Turkey, Pope Francis has stressed the need for an interfaith dialogue to confront fundamentalism and…

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'Terrorism fatalities have increased five times since 9/11'

A new report says that terrorism-linked deaths have risen nearly five times since 9/11, despite efforts led by the US…

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Cairo gets snow after a century

Something wonderful happened in Cairo: It saw snow after over a hundred years.  "It's the first time in my life…

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American-born Al Qaeda militant urges more violence

A convert to Islam is praising those who were involved in the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The California born militant Adam…

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Mers hits South Korea's economy as second quarter growth slumps to 0.3%

The Mers outbreak, together with weak exports, has hit South Korea’s economic growth. In the second…

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South Korea cuts interest rates amid concerns over MERS

South Korea has cut interest rates as the country reels under an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)…

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Saud's Shaheen II enters list of top 10 most powerful supercomputers

A supercomputer in Saudi Arabia has entered the list of the world’s ten most powerful computers.…

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