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Egyptian Woman To Be Flown To UAE After Row Over Weight Loss Treatment In India

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty.

NEW DELHI -- An Egyptian woman believed to have been the world heaviest is being shifted to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for further treatment, said India's privately-run Saifee hospital which has been treating her, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Brazilian Trade Unions Ready For General Strike

BRASILIA -- Brazil's main trade unions are finalising details of a general strike scheduled for tomorrow, which could become the largest in the last three decades.

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Colombia: Rescue Operation Continues To Recover Bodies Buried Under Collapsed Building

Colombian rescue workers look for survivors after the collapse of a building in Cartagena, north of Colombia, on April 27, 2017. At least 3 people died and other 8 were injured in the collapse of a six story building which was under construction in Cartagena. PHOTO: EPA

BOGOTA -- Five people were killed and 23 others injured on Thursday in the collapse of a six-story building under construction in Cartagena, Colombia, the city's mayor said.

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Budget Australian Airline Rated Poorly In World

SYDNEY -- Low-cost Australian airline Jetstar has been rated as the worst in the world by its passengers, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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ASEAN Foreign Ministers Urge Parties Concerned To De-Escalate Tensions On Korean Peninsula

MANILA -- Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Friday urged all parties concerned to exercise self-restraint to de-escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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S Korea Denies Trump's Comments On THAAD Costs

SEOUL -- South Korea on Friday denied US President Donald Trump's comments about the cost of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defence system that was deployed in the nation's south-east region earlier this week, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Teen Admits Planning 'London Bomb Attack'

Haroon Syed, from Hounslow in west London, was caught after chatting online to undercover British agents.

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Coca-Cola To Cut 1,200 Jobs As Consumers Turn Away From Sugary Drinks

Coca-Cola has announced plans to cut about 20 per cent of it corporate workforce, as the company battles a drop in sales due to falling demand for its sugary drinks.

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Tad Cummins Slept With Teen Student, His Wife Says

The wife of the former Tennessee teacher who was discovered last week in a rural cabin after over a month on the run with his 15-year-old student, said that he told her that he slept with the teen.

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American Airlines: Bomb Threat At Sky Harbor Not Credible

PHOENIX - Phoenix FD officials said the department responded to a bomb threat at Sky Harbor Thursday night.

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