Optimism is the antidote, says new World Bank chief

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Optimism is the antidote, says new World Bank chief

Whether treating patients with drug-resistant diseases in the slums of Haiti or trying to reverse the hopelessness of the world's poor, optimism is essential, insists World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

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Merkel urges Ukraine truce as Russia convoy returns home

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Merkel urges Ukraine truce as Russia convoy returns home

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed for a new ceasefire in crisis talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday (Aug 23), as a controversial Russian convoy returned home.

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Bombs kill at least 35 across Iraq a day after mosque shooting

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Bombs kill at least 35 across Iraq a day after mosque shooting

Bombings across Iraq killed at least 35 people in attacks that appeared to be revenge for an assault on a Sunni mosque that has deepened sectarian conflict.

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Merkel jets into Kiev as tensions soar over Ukraine

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Merkel jets into Kiev as tensions soar over Ukraine

KIEV, August 23 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Kiev Saturday for crisis talks with Ukraine's pro-Western leaders, as a controversial aid convoy from Moscow began crossing back from the war-torn east of the country to Russia.

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U.N. says Syria death toll tops 190,000, rights envoy raps world powers

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U.N. says Syria death toll tops 190,000, rights envoy raps world powers

More than 191,000 people were killed in the first three years of Syria's civil war, a U.N. report said on Friday, and the world body's human rights envoy rebuked leading powers for failing to halt what she branded a "wholly avoidable human catastrophe".

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Ukraine border guards begin checks on Russian aid trucks

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Ukraine border guards begin checks on Russian aid trucks

Ukrainian border guards began on Thursday to inspect a Russian truck convoy carrying aid earmarked for humanitarian relief in eastern Ukraine that has been stranded at the frontier between the two former Soviet republics for nearly a week.

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European push for new UN resolution on Gaza

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Britain, France and Germany have launched a fresh bid at the UN to end six weeks of violence in Gaza, after Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing.

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Local organisations oppose use of force in Gaza

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Four Vietnamese mass organisations yesterday opposed the use of force against civilians in the Gaza Strip and urged concerned parties to immediately negotiate for a peaceful resolution of the conflict.

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Vietnam calls for immediate end to Gaza violence

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Vietnam has voiced its opposition to the use of force against civilians in the Gaza Strip, and urged the parties concerned to immediately halt it and hold negotiations for a solution to the conflict.

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Vietnam calls for immediate end to Gaza violence

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Vietnam has voiced its opposition to the use of force against civilians in the Gaza Strip, and urged the parties concerned to immediately halt it and hold negotiations for a solution to the conflict.

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Ukraine conflict is draining economy, hampering reforms: PM Yatseniuk

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Ukraine conflict is draining economy, hampering reforms: PM Yatseniuk

Ukraine's conflict with separatist rebels is draining the economy by the day and hampering efforts to implement reforms as required by an IMF bailout program, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday.

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Gaza conflict: Truce ends amid fresh fighting

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Gaza conflict: Truce ends amid fresh fighting

A truce between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza has ended amid fresh air strikes which Israel says were countering rocket fire.

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Hundreds mourn Italian AP journalist killed in Gaza

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35-year-old Italian Simone Camilli killed while covering the conflict in Gaza for the AP is remembered by hundreds back home.

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Renewed Gaza truce holds after rocky start

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A new, five-day truce between Israel and Hamas appeared to be holding on Thursday despite a shaky start, after both sides agreed to give Egyptian-brokered peace negotiations in Cairo more time to try to end the Gaza war.

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All Vietnamese workers already get out of dangerous areas in Libya

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All Vietnamese workers already get out of dangerous areas in Libya

The last Vietnamese workers in the Libyan city of Tripoli, where fighting is intensifying, were evacuated to a safe place by Wednesday afternoon, waiting for flights to return to Vietnam, the Department of Overseas Labor Management (Dolab) reported the same day.

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