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Uruguay Denies Cold Feet On Taking Guantanamo Detainees

Guantanamo BayMONTEVIDEO: Uruguay denied Monday that it had delayed taking in six detainees from the US military prison at Guantanamo, saying no date for the transfer had been set yet.

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1 In 3 Teens In Singapore Have Experienced Cyberbullying: McAfee

Pic: ChannelNewsAsiaSINGAPORE: More than one-third of Singaporean youths have experienced cyberbullying - whether they witnessed cyberbullying in action, are the victims of it, or are the ones who do the bullying online - according to a study by McAfee released on Tuesday.

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Radioactive Wild Boar Roaming The Forests Of Germany

  -Alamy photoTWENTY-EIGHT years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, its effects are still being felt as far away as Germany – in the form of radioactive wild boars.

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Singapore Art Collective Defends ‘Kill Stray Cats’ Flyer

Pic: ChannelNewsAsiaSINGAPORE: Artists in Singapore behind a flyer telling people to kill stray cats defended their artwork today, after the flyers angered residents and animal welfare groups.

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I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks: Vladimir Putin

 -Reuters picVLADIMIR PUTIN has boasted to European leaders that his forces could sweep into Kiev in two weeks if he wanted.

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Brazil Incumbent Goes On Offensive In Presidential Debate

Dilma Rousseff  -Reuters picINCUMBENT Dilma Rousseff, now trailing top rival Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential race by 10%, went on the offensive Monday in a televised debate, fighting for her job.

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Pakistan Anti-PM Protesters Storm State TV

Pakistani police run from opposition protesters during clashes near the prime minister's residence in Islamabad on September 1, 2014. Pic: AFPHundreds of protesters trying to topple Pakistan's government briefly seized the state broadcaster on Monday, intensifying the fortnight-long political crisis that has gripped the nuclear-armed nation.

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Iraq Violence Killed At Least 1,420 In August - U.N

A member of the Iraqi security forces walk at the site of a car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighbourhood August 26, 2014.  Pic: ReutersBAGHDAD: At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August as sectarian violence raged in the country's centre and north, the United Nations said on Monday.

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Mexico Sees Massive Fish Die-Off At Lake

Workers from a company outsourced by Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex try to remove fuel from the water after a pipeline spill of premium gasoline contaminated the Hondo River near the town of Tierra Blanca, Mexico, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. According to PEMEX, the Aug. 27 spill was caused by an illegal tap in the pipeline by criminals trying to steal fuel. Pic: APMEXICO CITY: Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural causes, but the causes are still being investigated and one research said that low water levels could have been responsible.

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Parents Of Ill UK Boy Fight Extradition From Spain

Police close the garage doors as a police van believed to be carrying Ashya King parents, arrives to the National court in Madrid, Spain Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. A critically-ill 5-year-old boy driven to Spain by his parents against doctors' advice is receiving medical treatment for a brain tumor in a Spanish hospital as his parents await extradition to Britain, police said Sunday. Officers received a phone call late Saturday from a hotel east of Malaga advising that a vehicle fitting the description circulated by police was on its premises. Both parents were arrested and the boy, Ashya King, was taken to a hospital, a Spanish police spokesman said. Pic: APLONDON: The parents of a child suffering from a severe brain tumor signaled Monday they would defy efforts to force them to return to Britain, days after their family fled to seek a novel kind of radiation treatment for the 5-year-old boy.

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