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Fresh protest pushes defiant S. Korea president to resign

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Up to half-a-million protestors were expected to take to the streets of Seoul on Saturday for the fourth week in a row, demanding President Park Geun-Hye resign over a corruption scandal. The weekly mass demonstrations -- among the largest seen in

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2 suicide bombers die in blasts near market in Nigerian city

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers died when they exploded Sunday in a crowded area near a market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, injuring 17 people, rescue officials said.

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A/H5N1 avian flu spotted in Bac Ninh

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A/H5N1 avian flu spotted in Bac Ninh

Vaccinating fowls - Illustrative photos (Photo: VNA)
Bac Ninh (VNA) – The A/H5N1
avian influenza has been detected at fowl farms of some households in Hoa Long
Commune, the northern province of Bac Ninh.
The information was revealed by Nguyen Nhan
Lung, Head of the provincial Department of Animal Health on March 10. The
province has promptly taken measures to hinder the spread of the disease.
The provincial People’s Committee has suspended
sales, transports and slaughtering of fowls at the disease-affected communes
while promoting updating disease situation to help locals proactively take
preventive measures against the avian flu.
The People’s Committee of Bac Ninh city has
announced an A/H5N1 avian flu outbreak in Huu Chap hamlet, Hoa Long commune
since March 6, 2017. The area with possibility of disease spread includes the communes
of Viem Xa, Dau Han and Xuan Ai while the buffer zone consists of Van An, Kinh
Bac and Vu Ninh communes.
The city has directed authorised agencies to
check up entire fowls in Hoa Long commune and vaccinate ones that have yet to
be vaccinated. The agencies have been asked to disinfect households and
communes where the disease was found while intensifying monitoring animals’
health at livestock farms for timely reaction.
Previously, on March 6, as many as 6,100 sick
and dead fowls were spotted at farms of locals in Huy Chap hamlet, Hoa Long commune.
The samples were tested to be positive to the A/H5N1 avian flu virus. The
virus-infected fowls were culled on March 7.-VNA
Vietnam's coal struggles against imports

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Charlie Hebdo in bid to find German funny bone

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EU Parliament wants to freeze Turkey membership talks

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