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Near Turkey, Displaced Syrians Spend First Homeless Ramadan

Outside her makeshift tent, Syrian mother Mona Mutayr lays out a frugal meal of potatoes and cucumber as her family marks their first Ramadan since being displaced by war.

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Over 600 People Test HIV Positive in Pakistan City

Pakistan said on Sunday over 600 people, most of them children, had tested HIV positive in a city in southern Sindh province.

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Novartis Gets US Approval for $2.1 Million Gene Therapy

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis on Friday announced it had received US regulatory approval for a gene therapy that treats a rare childhood disorder and has a price tag of $2.1 million, making it the most expensive drug in history.

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Nevada, Vermont Seek Abortion Rights amid Backlash

Nevada and Vermont are poised to enact laws that protect access to abortion, at a time when conservative US states have adopted highly restrictive measures.

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Vatican Seeks 'Effective Solutions' for Frenchman in Vegetative State

The Vatican called Tuesday for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support.

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First-Ever Set of Sextuplets Born in Poland

A woman has given birth to Poland's first sextuplets with each newborn weighing about one kilogram (2.2 pounds), physicians at the University Hospital in the city of Krakow announced on Monday.

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Doctors Start Halting Support for Vegetative Frenchman

Doctors in France on Monday began removing the life support for a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controversial case that has drawn in Pope Francis.

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Trump Says 'Pro-Life' but Favors Exceptions for Rape, Incest

President Donald Trump has declared himself "strongly Pro-Life", days after two U.S. states passed tough new restrictions on abortions, but said exceptions should be made for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest.

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Eva Longoria Warns Abortion Bans are Danger to Women

Actress Eva Longoria said restrictive abortion laws passed in Alabama and Missouri are a threat to women, with stars set to protest against the bans on the Cannes red carpet Saturday.

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Trudeau Saddened by 'Backsliding' after Alabama Abortion Ban

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said he was gravely saddened by "backsliding" on women's rights seen in several U.S states, after Alabama agreed the toughest abortion ban in the country.

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