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Maduro Vows Economic Change For Venezuela's 'Rebirth' Before Vote

Pic: ReutersCARACAS: Widely blamed for Venezuela’s unprecedented economic crisis, President Nicolas Maduro vowed on Tuesday to make “great changes” in the OPEC nation reeling from hyperinflation and shortages if re-elected this weekend.

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Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls In India Every Year: Study

An estimated 239,000 girls younger than the age of five die in India every year because many parents prefer boys over girls, according to a study published in The Lancet on Tuesday.

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Gaza's Al-Shifa Hospital 'On Brink Of Collapse' As Injuries Mount

Gaza City's main hospital is bustling with patients and mourning families on Tuesday as the Palestinian enclave reels from Monday's violence in which Israeli forces killed at least 60 protesters and wounded more than 2,700.

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Gaza Killings: New Yorkers Call For Justice In Nakba Protest

New York City, United States - Chanting slogans, holding up placards and singing resistance songs, about 300 people marched through Brooklyn in New York on Monday to commemorate the 70th year since the Nakba, or "Catastrophe", when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were expelled from their homes to make way for the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.

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Berlin And Ankara Trade Barbs Over Ozil-Gundogan-Erdogan Meeting

A senior Turkish official has slammed the German football federation, media and several politicians after they criticised two German players of Turkish descent who met Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he seeks re-election.

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Ex-Taiwan President Ma Ying-Jeou Sentenced To Jail

Ma Ying-jeou, a former Taiwanese president, has been sentenced to four months in jail after being found guilty of leaking classified information when he was in office in 2013, according to Taiwan News website.

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Laila Anwar al-Ghandour Becomes The Face Of Gaza Carnage

Laila Anwar al-Ghandour, an eight-month-old baby girl, died of tear-gas inhalation at dawn, Gaza's Ministry of Health says, highlighting international outrage over the killings by Israeli soldiers of 60 Palestinians who joined in a massive protest against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

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EU Top Diplomats Agree To Follow Through Iran Nuclear Deal

Federica Mogherini

BRUSSELS -- European top diplomats on Tuesday agreed to follow through the landmark Iran nuclear deal despite US decision to withdraw last week, Xinhua news agency reported, citing EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.

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Taliban Storms Major City In Western Afghanistan

Taliban fighters attacked the western Afghan city of Farah from multiple directions in an ongoing battle to seize the provincial capital.

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George Soros Foundation To Close Office In 'Repressive' Hungary

Billionaire democracy activist George Soros' Open Society Foundations announced it will withdraw from Hungary and relocate to Berlin, citing an increasingly repressive political environment and security concerns for its personnel.

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