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Ethiopia hopes to set world record for HIV tests
Ethiopia is attempting to set a world record for the number of HIV tests carried out in one day.
Hungary police warn women of dangers of flirting
Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, police in Hungary have warned young women about the risks of flirting.
Strong earthquake hits China's Sichuan province
A strong earthquake has hit a sparsely populated area in western China, prompting residents to rush out of their homes, but there are no immediate reports of injuries.
Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US discrimination
A senior Russian diplomat says U.S. protests against a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect racial discrimination in the United States that may challenge its stability.
UN extends South Sudan peacekeeping mission
The U.N. Security Council has unanimously extended the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another six months.
Black Friday shopping catches on in UK
Halloween and Mother's Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States.
Italy's Ebola patient gets experimental treatment
An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has arrived back in Italy and is being treated with the same experimental drugs used in the U.S. and other European countries to treat people infected with the virus.
Iran nuke talks face obstacles even with more time
The United States and Iran hope a new deadline in nuclear talks will allow them to finally reach a deal. But Tehran's apparent reluctance to compromise may soon leave U.S. negotiators running out of ideas on how to reduce Iran's capacity to make nuclear arms.
Congo: Amnesty says Belgian firm evicted hundreds
Amnesty International says a Belgian company destroyed hundreds of homes near a mine in southeastern Congo and lied about it for years with the help of a government cover-up.
US condemns Gambia's anti-gay law
The U.S. State Department has condemned the decision by Gambia's president to approve a law imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts.
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