Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwanese city reaches 114 as rescue efforts end – AsiaOne


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Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwanese city reaches 114 as rescue efforts end
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TAIPEI – The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit. “The search and rescue has come to an end,” said Tainan Mayor
114 bodies pulled from toppled Taiwan building; 1 missingHindustan Times
Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwan reaches 114Jerusalem Post Israel News
Total fatalities of Feb. 6 earthquake: 116Focus Taiwan News Channel
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Under fire for Syria bombings, Russia denies hitting civilians – Channel News Asia


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Under fire for Syria bombings, Russia denies hitting civilians
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The United States and France criticised Russia on Saturday for bombing civilians in Syria, a charge Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev rejected as major powers bickered openly a day after agreeing to a pause in combat. Posted 13 Feb 2016 19:10 …
France calls for sustainable transition in SyriaTimes of India
French Prime Minister warns more Paris-style terror attacks are a ‘certainy’Daily Mail
French PM: there will be other major terrorist attacksPost-Bulletin
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More than 5000 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus – government – Channel News Asia


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More than 5000 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus – government
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More than 5,000 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country’s national health institute said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas. Posted 13 Feb 2016 22:00; Updated 13 Feb …
Brazil deploys more than 200000 troops to battle Zika mosquitoesTODAYonline
Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune systemThe Straits Times
Brazil deploys military to battle mosquito spread of Zika virusCBC.ca
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Pope urges peace in Mexico's poor, violent corners – Channel News Asia


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Pope urges peace in Mexico’s poor, violent corners
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From the U.S. border to the indigenous south, Pope Francis will visit some of the poorest and most violent corners of Mexico on his five-day trip and celebrates Mass on Saturday before an image of the country’s patroness, the Virgin of Guadalupe
Cheers for Pope Francis as he begins first full day of Mexico visitIrish Independent
A kiss in Havana: Pope rolls out his ‘Mission Impossible’ on the world stage: SisciAsia Times
Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarchThe Seattle Times
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Somalia: Al-Shabab claims responsibility for plane bomb – Tulsa World


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Somalia: Al-Shabab claims responsibility for plane bomb
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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, say they carried out the bombing of a commercial passenger jet earlier this month that blew a hole in the fuselage, sucking out the suspected bomber and forcing the plane to make …
Al-Shabab ‘carried out’ Somalia plane attackBBC News

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How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns money – TODAYonline


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How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns money
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North Korean defectors wearing masks of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend a rally against North Korea’s rocket launch and nuclear test in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Photo: AP. mail · print. View all 0 comments …
Is North Korea, the master of survival, friends again with China?Christian Science Monitor
China says UN action needed to make North Korea ‘pay price’ for behaviourThe Straits Times
South Korea, US to talk missile defence aimed at North KoreaToronto Star
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WHO Says Possible Zika Vaccines Months Away From Broad Trials – ABC News


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WHO Says Possible Zika Vaccines Months Away From Broad Trials
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Leticia de Araujo holds her daughter, one-month-old Manuelly Araujo da Cruz, who was born with microcephaly after being exposed to the zika virus during her mother’s pregnancy is seen here, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 11, 2016. 0 Shares. Email.
WHO: Zika vaccines at least 18 months away from broad trialsKERO 23ABC News
UPDATE 1-WHO sees Zika link proven in weeks as US, India lead vaccine raceReuters
WHO sees Zika link proven in weeks as US, India lead vaccine raceChannel News Asia

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'Cessation of hostilities' in Syria lets Russia keep bombing – Channel News Asia


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‘Cessation of hostilities’ in Syria lets Russia keep bombing
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Major powers agreed on Friday to a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantime to halt Russian bombing poised to give government forces their biggest victory of the five-year-old war. Posted 12 Feb 2016 08:10
Skepticism greets Syria truce deal on worries over Russian bombingWashington Post
Syria Truce Agreed But Opposition Demands ‘Action on the Ground’NBCNews.com
Syria war cessation deal relies on something in short supply: trustThe Guardian
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I don't think about rejoining politics: Former Thai PM Yingluck – Channel News Asia


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I don’t think about rejoining politics: Former Thai PM Yingluck
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The banned politician says her recent media sessions have nothing to do with an attempt to stage a comeback. “I just want to say thank you because I didn’t have time to do that during my term,” she says. By Arglit Boonyai; Posted 12 Feb 2016 21:04
Ex-premier Yingluck takes Thai politics to the gardenThe Straits Times
Ousted Thai leader urges junta to write charter for allChicago Tribune
Ousted Thai premier invites foreign media ahead of possible electionTimes of Oman
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Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama, more at testy debate – Fox News


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Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama, more at testy debate
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Hillary Clinton launched her harshest attacks yet on Bernie Sanders during their debate Thursday night in Milwaukee, in a clear attempt to define their differences on major issues and win over black voters — but they had their most heated exchanges
Clinton Attacks Sanders as ‘Single Issue Candidate’ in Milwaukee DebateNBCNews.com
Presidential contenders fight for minority voters in South CarolinaMLive.com
AP Fact Check: Democratic debateColumbus Dispatch
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