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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    Wave of Aden killings tests Gulf role in Yemen

    The recapture of Aden by Gulf Arab coalition troops last summer has failed to provide any respite from Yemen's civil war, with residents facing a wave of bomb and gun attacks that is crippling efforts to stabilise the city.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    Israeli parliament takes first step to pass controversial NGO law

    A controversial bill that would compel NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign governments to declare it in official reports passed its first reading in the Israeli parliament early Tuesday.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    EU reluctance sinking refugee relocation plan

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's flagship plan to stem Europe's migration crisis by redistributing refugees around the bloc risks crumbling as EU states balk at sharing the burden, diplomats, officials and experts have told AFP.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    Four dead, 150 hurt in train crash in Bavaria - German police

    Four people were killed when two trains collided head-on in the southern German state of Bavaria on Tuesday, a police spokesman said, adding about 150 people were injured, including 10 very seriously.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    US troop reinforcements head for embattled southern Afghan province

    Hundreds more U.S. troops are headed for Afghanistan’s strife-torn Helmand province to shore up security forces who have struggled in the face of sustained Taliban attacks, officials said.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    Trump versus Jeb in New Hampshire on day before crucial primary

    White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush opened political hostilities on Monday as Republican and Democratic candidates stormed across New Hampshire in a final flurry of events before the state's crucial first-in-the-nation primary.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    Politics, princess's trial cast Spain's King Felipe in testing role

    Sympathy for the Spanish monarchy is in short supply among the spectators heading into a theatre in Madrid's edgy Lavapies district, where an irreverent look at the former King Juan Carlos' fall from grace is playing to sell-out audiences.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    Thai-US security ties still feel chill of 2014 coup

    The largest multilateral military exercise in Asia-Pacific kicked off on Tuesday in Thailand, with the United States maintaining a scaled down presence due to a 2014 coup in Bangkok and calling for a swift return to democracy.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    PM calls for peace on Haiti's first day with no president

    Protesting Haitians should end weeks of sometimes violent street marches and join a dialogue to create a transitional government, Prime Minister Evans Paul said on Monday, during his first day as the temporary head of the troubled Caribbean nation.

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    09 Feb 2016 Tue

    Two corpses found in Mexico after apparent abduction

    The remains of two young people who disappeared in eastern Mexico have been identified, authorities said on Monday, in a case that echoes the 2014 abduction and apparent massacre of 43 students that sparked international outrage.