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Cold snap kills 71 in Eastern Europe

The death toll from a severe cold spell in Eastern Europe rose to 71 on Thursday.

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‘Genocide’ bill passed in France

France’s parliament has passed a bill last Monday making it a crime to deny the 1915 killings of Armenians was a genocide.

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West seeks support for UN resolution

Britain, the US and France are seeking Russian support for a new UN security council resolution to endorse Arab demands that Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, step down.

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Japan informs US before own people

Japan has been accused of betraying its own people by giving the American military information about the spread of radiation from Fukushima before it told the Japanese public.

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Mars rocks drop: invade Morocco

Scientists are confirmed this week a recent and rare invasion from Mars.

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Defective implants ignite court action

Andrew Lansley, the health secretary of UK, intends to pursue through the courts the cosmetic industry companies that are refusing free operations to women wanting substandard brea

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Scotland seeks independence vote

Scotland’s government announced that it wants to hold a referendum on independence from Britain.

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Kodak on the verge of bankruptcy

Eastman Kodak, the 131-year-old photography pioneer and once the hottest tech firm on the planet, is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy.

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NZ to withdraw from Afghanistan

New Zealand’s Special Air Service troops will return from Afghanistan in March next year.

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Turkey and France in genocide row

Turkey has frozen relations with France in response to approval of a law that may deny that the mass killing of Armenians in 1915 by Ottoman Turks was genocide