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06 July 2018

The Lancet medical journal Friday withdrew two papers authored by disgraced Italian surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, found guilty of misconduct regarding an experimental windpipe graft procedure of which most recipients died. ...

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05 July 2018

Three people were killed in fresh clashes in Nicaragua on Thursday as the US sanctioned the Central American country's police chief and two other top officials over rights abuses and corruption. ...

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05 July 2018

Three people were killed in fresh clashes Thursday between opposition protesters and police and pro-government paramilitaries in northwestern Nicaragua, local Catholic clergy said. ...

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05 July 2018

A Macedonian court on Thursday jailed seven men for the attempted murder of an MP during an attack on parliament last year. ...

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05 July 2018

Ethiopia's parliament on Thursday removed three groups from the country's list of "terrorist" organisations in a bid to mend fences with the political opposition, state media reported. ...

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05 July 2018

Two bodies found in the thick jungle of southwestern Colombia are those of an Ecuadorian couple kidnapped by a dissident FARC rebel group, officials confirmed Wednesday. ...

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04 July 2018

Turkish prosecutors Wednesday launched an investigation into a prominent actress on charges of denigrating religious values over a tweet where she argued against the death penalty by pointing to the allegedly high number of rapes in the holy Saudi ...

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04 July 2018

The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea are scheduled to meet soon to discuss reviving relations that have been in deep freeze for decades. ...

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04 July 2018

Media watchdog Reporters without Borders expressed alarm on Wednesday about India, with seven journalists killed in the past 18 months and a sharp rise in online abuse and harassment. ...

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03 July 2018

Yeni Gonzalez sobbed as she clutched the lollipop given to her Tuesday by one of her three children, whom she had not seen since being arrested and separated from them by US border police six weeks ago. ...

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