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A file picture dated 28 July 2014 shows Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) at Congress in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Congress on 02 September 2014 dismissed three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino for lack of evidence.

Aquino impeachment motions dismissed

Philippine lower house of Congress declared the complaints “insufficient in substance”

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Father charged with abusing surrogate twins

Case is the second in as many months to ignite debate about commercial surrogacy

Imran Khan, an opposition politician speaks to supporters during clashes with police following an anti-government protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, 31 August 2014.

Imran Khan's moves shrouded in secrecy

Is Imran Khan colluding with Pakistan's military chiefs to oust Nawaz Sharif from power?

Fishermen, firefighters, and Agriculture, Cattle, Rural Development, Fish and Food Secretary personnel collaborate in the cleaning of dead fish in the Cajititlan lake, Tlajomulco town, Mexican state of Jalisco, on 31 August 2014. Close to 50 tons of fishes have died over the last six days from unknown causes, for which the Mexican State Attorney for Environmental Protection (Proepa) triggered an environmental contingency in the area.

Dead fish by the thousands baffle Mexico

Mexicans are baffled at the sudden death of thousands of fish in a lake

An anaesthesiologist at Falmouth Hospital in Massachusetts. House Republicans
are preparing an overhaul of Medicare and Social Security, the US government health
insurance and income security programmes for the elderly.

Patients at risk in smaller military hospitals

Ability of doctors and nurses to capably diagnose and treat serious illnesses compromised








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