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Zika virus: US widens travel warning in Florida's Miami

Pregnant women told to avoid tourist area as Florida confirms five new cases of virus spread primarily via mosquitoes.

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Restaurant owners struggle in Dhaka after ISIL attack

Restaurant owners in the Bangladeshi capital say businesses are struggling as cautious residents avoid dining out.

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Facebook testing commercial internet service in India

Facebook is testing a low-cost wi-fi service in rural India, allowing users to access the internet via local hotspots.

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Over 150,000 passengers affected by Air France strike

Some 900 flights have been cancelled as part of five days of strike by flight attendants over better pay and contracts.

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Iraq: Attacks target energy facilities in Kirkuk

Five killed, including top police commander, as ISIL claims responsibility for one of two attacks in oil-rich region.

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Seaweed stifles Sierra Leone's fishing industry

Scientists try to find out what causes the carpet of seaweed on the coastline affecting the fishing and tourism sectors.

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Yahoo sold for $4.8bn to telecom giant Verizon

US mobile network provider buys the struggling internet company after a five-month auction.

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US goes after $1bn in assets from Malaysia's 1MDB

US officials allege fund was used as "personal bank account" to buy assets, including property, a jet and paintings.

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Hollande criticised for 10,000 euro hair dresser budget

The French president defended his monthly hair budget by recalling the spending cuts he has made since taking office.

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Kuwait sets minimum wage for domestic workers

The country becomes the first in the Gulf to regulate the work conditions of domestic staff through legislation.

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