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Japanese Prime Minister to Visit Russia, European G7 Members in April-May

Pic: APTOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia and European member states of the G7 in late April — early May, local media reported Friday.

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Saudi Currency Devaluation Would Carry Major Political Risk

Pic: Stock photoA devaluation of Saudi Arabia's currency could cause such political instability that Riyadh has little choice but to stick to its promise to use vast foreign exchange reserves to defend the riyal's 30-year-old peg to the U.S. dollar.

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U.N. Study Finds More Women Face Genital Mutilation Than Earlier Estimated

Prisca Korein, a 62-year-old traditional surgeon, holds razor blades before carrying out female genital mutilation on teenage girls from the Sebei tribe in Bukwa district, about 357 kms (214 miles) northeast of Kampala / REUTERSLONDON - More than 200 million girls and women globally have suffered genital mutilation, far higher than previously estimated, which highlighted the need to accelerate efforts to eradicate the practice, the United Nations said on Friday.

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Thailand Valentine's Day Campaign Tackles Condom Stigma

Thailand has been struggling with high adolescent pregnancy rates in recent years/ Getty ImagesThailand has launched a campaign ahead of Valentine's Day urging teenagers not to be ashamed to carry condoms.

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[Video] Church For 'Devil' Worshippers Opens In Colombia

A temple dedicated to the fallen angel, Lucifer, has just officially opened its doors to public worshippers in Montenegro, Colombia, founded by a self-proclaimed sorcerer known as Victor Damián Rozo.

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California Gas Leak: Plans To Fix Ruptured Well

SoCal Gas has promised that the leak will be plugged by the end of February /APPlans have been put forward to cap a huge gas leak near Los Angeles by the end of next week, a Californian official has said.

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Japanese Airlines To Alter Routes To Avoid North Korea Missile

TOKYO — Japan’s two biggest airlines said today they are changing routes for some flights as North Korea plans to launch what it says will be a satellite-bearing rocket later this month.

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US Pickup Artist Roosh V Says Female Journalists Must Grant Sexual Favours In Exchange For Interview

Pic: Daily Mail

American pickup artist Daryush Valizadeh, better known as Roosh V, says that female journalists must perform sexual acts on him before he decides to grant them an interview, reported Daily Mail.

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Sperm Banks And Fertility Clinics Taking Steps To Keep The Zika Virus Out Of Their Supply

Pic: Stock photoAs the Zika virus continues to scare the shit out of everyone, fertility clinics and sperm banks are trying to adopt safety measures to keep infected sperm out of their supply.

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New Therapy Might Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Pic: jmu.eduPatient testing has started on a stem cell treatment that could offer a cure for type 1 diabetes.

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