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Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

The statement further said only that in the opinion of the specialists a full medical examination and subsequent treatment will require a certain amount of time. The reported arrest of the once-untouchable Gulnara Karimova, 44, came after a war of words played out in the worldwide media during which she accused her mother and younger sister of sorcery, and assailed the country's security chief on Twitter for harbouring presidential ambitions.


Kidnapped Australian Aid Worker Freed

Kidnapped Australian Aid Worker Freed

Afghanistan's main intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), said Wilson was released in a "special operation", without offering details. Zardozi , in particular, helps poor Afghan women earn a steady income from embroidery and handicraft production, according to the Development Aid website.



Singapore is dealing with an outbreak of locally transmitted Zika infections

The first case of a local transmission of the mosquito-borne virus has been linked to a 47-year-old woman from neighbouring Malaysia. While the cases identified so far involve workers and residents in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive area, more new cases can be expected, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.


Thailand shaken by another series of bomb blasts

Thailand shaken by another series of bomb blasts

Narongchai Wongthanavimok, the chief financial officer at Thai Airways, Thailand's national airline, said on Friday the bombings would hurt business and consumer confidence. Police say they have ruled out global terrorism and denied some analysts' suggestions that the attacks were connected to a simmering insurgency in Thailand's southern tip.



Germany Expects Fewer Than 300000 Refugees This Year

Weise said fewer than 1 million refugees came to Germany previous year, far less than the 1.1 million people who were reported to have come to the country in 2015. Despite problems we have had as a country and as a society, we can cope with this task. "Doing everything to stop the current wars in Syria and others from where we see awful pictures, to find a solution that is sometimes very, very difficult.we here in Germany should consider ourselves happy to be able to live in peace ...



Challenger predicts victory as Gabon awaits vote results

I am waiting for the outgoing president to call to congratulate me", Ping told journalists and his supporters in the capital Libreville. Ping, meanwhile, said there had been a "total rejection" of Bongo and warned his supporters to be on guard against fraud.