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LAST_UPDATEThu, 24 Aug 2017 2pm

Venezuela Slams Colombia's Offer Of Asylum To Suspended AG Ortega Diaz

CARACAS, Aug 22 -- Venezuela's foreign minister, Jorge Arreaza, has denounced the Colombian government for offering protection to Venezuela's suspended attorney general, Luisa Ortega Diaz.

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Tadika Musnah 90 Peratus Terbakar

Anggota bomba sedang berusaha memadamkan kebakaran tadika. Gambar : Harian Metro

ALOR SETAR, 22 Ogos -- Sebuah tadika musnah 90 peratus dalam kebakaran di Jalan Sungai, Lunas, Kulim, kira-kira 12.40 tengah malam tadi.

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Wednesday A Public Holiday For Angola As Nation Goes To The Polls

President of Angola Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

LUANDA, Aug 22 -- Outgoing Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos announced Monday that polling day on Wednesday will be a public holiday as the country's holds its fourth general election.

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Ethiopia Launches Pilot Project On Fortified Food

ADDIS ABABA, Aug 22 -- Ethiopia has launched its first ever National Food Fortification Pilot Project with the Ministry of Industry to facilitate its implementation in 12 flour mills initially before expanding it to around 343 mills across the country.

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Syrian Refugees To Study At Graduate Schools In Japan From Autumn

TOKYO -- A first batch of 20 Syrian refugees will be admitted to graduate schools in Japan this autumn under a Japanese government initiative announced last year, Japan’s Jiji Press reported.

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UN Chief Commends China's Leadership In South-South Cooperation

Antonio Guterres.

UNITED NATIONS -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday hailed the launch of the Centre for International Knowledge on Development in Beijing and the release of China's progress report for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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J&J Ordered To Pay $417 Million In Trial Over Talc Cancer Risks

Pic: ReutersA California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

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North Korea Shipments To Syria Chemical Arms Agency Intercepted - UN Report

UNITED NATIONS: Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons programme were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.

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U.S. Navy To Launch Fleet-Wide Probe As Search For 10 Missing Sailors Goes On

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: Ships, aircraft and divers from an international search-and-rescue operation were still looking for 10 missing U.S. sailors on Tuesday after a collision between a U.S. warship and a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia.

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15 Boys As Young As 7 Gang-Raped A Donkey, Suffer From Rabies

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The act of bestiality of 15 boys gang-raping a donkey could cost them their lives – as they are now diagnosed with the deadly disease, rabies.

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