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EU’s Rehn warns against Cypriot exit from euro zone

BERLIN (Reuters) – EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn warned on Sunday against a Cypriot exit from the euro zone and said all countries in the single currency bloc were systemically important. “Even if you come from a big EU country, you should be aware that every member of the euro zone is systemically relevant,” Rehn was quoted ...

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Myanmar opposition party to hold party congress

AYE AYE WIN Associated Press= YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In another sign of political reform and reconciliation in Myanmar, the country’s biggest party led by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will hold its first-ever congress in the country’s former capital next week. “This will be the NLD’s first party congress since the party was formed more than 24 years ...

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Contentious quotes upend Kenya vote

Nairobi – Kenya’s top two presidential candidates held their final rallies before large and raucous crowds on Saturday, a day of political attacks and denials following published comments attributed to the prime minister that election violence could be worse than in 2007-08. Monday’s vote is the first nationwide election since Kenya’s December 2007 vote devolved into tribe-on-tribe violence that killed ...

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Kerry Criticizes Turkish Prime Minister Over Zionism Remark

ANKARA, Turkey — Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Turkey’s prime minister had made “objectionable” remarks when he cast Zionism as a crime against humanity in comments earlier this week. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a United ...

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Skin cancer ‘able to fight off body’s immune system’

A deadly form of skin cancer is able to fend off the body’s immune system, UK researchers have found. Analysis of tumour and blood samples shows that melanoma knocks out the body’s best immune defence. A potential test could work out which patients are likely to respond to treatment, the Journal of Clinical Investigation reports. Cancer Research UK said the ...

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