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BREAKING: At least 15 dead in landslides in southern Peru, reports AFP

Hindustan Times 07 Feb 2023
At least 15 dead in landslides in southern Peru, reports AFP ... Peru, reported AFP.
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Marcos urges AFP to be ‘more agile’

Sun Star 07 Feb 2023
urged the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) on Monday, February 6, 2023, to be more agile not only in the military area but also in diplomacy ... He said the AFP should ... He expressed hope that the AFP will continue to inspire and keep up its work of keeping the Philippines safe.
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Dozens of lawsuits claim hair relaxers cause cancer and other health problems

The Guardian 07 Feb 2023
The lawsuits allege the companies knew their products contained dangerous chemicals but marketed and sold them anyway ....
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North Korea pledges ‘expanded, intensified’ military drills

Manila Standard 07 Feb 2023
North Korea’s top army officials have said they will expand and intensify military drills to ensure their readiness for war, state media reported Tuesday, ahead of a massive parade. The pledge came at a Monday meeting overseen by leader Kim Jong Un and follows last week’s staging of joint air drills by South Korea and the United States ... .
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Nets trade Irving to Mavericks for multiple players

Manila Standard 07 Feb 2023
Los AngelesThe Brooklyn Nets have reached a deal to trade Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks days after the controversial star guard requested a trade, US media reported Sunday. Kyrie Irving. AFP. The Athletic reported that the Nets will get Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorian Finney-Smith and multiple draft picks in the exchange ... AFP ....
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Turkey earthquake | Death toll may increase eight-fold, says WHO

The Hindu 07 Feb 2023
Biting mid-winter temperatures and blizzard conditions rendered the rescue extra difficult and put at risk survivors left without shelter ....
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Salman Rushdie says 'very difficult' to write after stabbing

The Hindu 07 Feb 2023
There is such a thing as PTSD you know,” the British author said in his first interview since the August 12 stabbing at a conference in New York ....
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A deadly earthquake in Syria and Turkey - podcast

The Guardian 07 Feb 2023
A 7.8-magnitude quake has struck Turkey and Syria, killing at least 2,600 people and razing entire neighbourhoods ... ....
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Earthquake kills more than 4,300 in Turkey, Syria

Manila Standard 07 Feb 2023
“We thought it was the apocalypse,” said Melisa Salman, a 23-year-old reporter ...We can’t go home,” the 55-year-old told AFP ... At a jail holding mostly Islamic State group members in northwestern Syria, prisoners mutinied after the quakes, with at least 20 escaping, a source at the facility told AFP ... ....
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Japanese ‘Luffy’ criminal ringleaders deported from Philippines

Manila Standard 07 Feb 2023
Two of the four suspects believed to be behind a spate of robberies and telephone fraud cases across Japan were deported from the Philippines on Tuesday. Japanese news outlets and social media have been captivated by the crimes that allegedly involved ringleaders based in the Southeast Asian country ... Monkey D ... ....
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Rescuers scramble in Turkey, Syria after quake kills 4,000

Business Line 07 Feb 2023
In the city of Kahramanmaras in southeastern Turkey, eyewitnesses struggled to comprehend the scale of the disaster ....
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Old school backpacks too heavy, Japan’s pupils complain

The Guardian 07 Feb 2023
children as young as six creaking under the strain of a leather backpack crammed with textbooks ... ....

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