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Oil prices plunge after OPEC leaves output stable

ImageThe Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has decided not to reduce oil production, despite a huge oversupply in world markets. The move caused global oil prices to drop further.


Indian hanged girls "committed suicide," not gang-raped or murdered, say investigators

ImageTwo Indian girls found hung from a tree in May "committed suicide" and were not gang-raped and murdered, federal investigators have concluded. Authorities said their motive was "shame over a relationship with a boy."


Tens of thousands march against austerity measures in Greece

ImageGreece has come to a standstill after tens of thousands of workers took to the streets in a 24-hour nationwide strike. New austerity policies and tax raids have ignited further discontent among the Greek population.


Football legend Pele in 'special care'

Brazilian football hero Pele has been moved to a "special care unit" after being treated for a urinary tract infection. His spokesman, however, told the press that the former player was "completely fine."


Second terror attack in Kabul in one day

The Taliban has launched a second terror attack on the same day in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Explosions and gunfire rocked a city district just hours after several people were killed in a suicide bombing.


Ebola vaccine cAd3-EBO raises hopes in first trial

Good news has been rare when it comes to the Ebola outbreak. Now, there's a glimmer of hope. One vaccine has yielded promising results in humans - even if it has its drawbacks.


Germany profits from immigration

A new study has shown that Germany's social system experiences a financial gain because of immigration while at the same time accruing losses due to a lack of integration.



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