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02-06 Kyrgyz closure of US base 'final' Kyrgyzstan
C. 02-06 China suffering worst drought in 50 years China
D. 02-06 UN halts Gaza aid over 'thefts' Gaza
E. 02-06 Pilot saves 5 after ditching plane in sea Darwin, Australia
5. 02-06 Child workers rescued factory raid Gujarat
G. 02-06 Russia to open U.S. route to Afghanistan Moscow
H. 02-06 Right-to-die move blocked Rome
8. 02-06 US senators agree economy bill U.S. Senate
9. 02-06 Latin America poverty 'may soar' South America


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Feb.6   Kyrgyzstan   Kyrgyz closure of US base 'final'
  Kyrgyzstan says its decision to close a base that serves as a vital supply route for US and Nato operations in Afghanistan is 'final'

  China   China suffering worst drought in 50 years
  The land is parched and the irrigation dams have dried up; Crops and livestock are dying. $44 million dollars allocated in emergency aid

  Gaza     UN halts Gaza aid over 'thefts'  The UN agency has suspended all aid shipments, accusing the Hamas government of seizing hundreds of tonnes of food supplies

  Australia   Pilot saves 5 after ditching plane in sea Map of Darwin Australia  A pilot landed a company plane in the ocean, in a water landing that prompted comparisons to last month's landing of a jet in New York

  Gujarat Child workers rescued factory raid  Indian labor authorities rescued 18 child workers younger than 14 in raids at metal-embroidery units

  Moscow Russia to open U.S. route to Afghanistan  Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov: Russia will assist the U.S. in the transit of non-military cargo to Afghanistan

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  Rome   Right-to-die move blocked
  The government has issued a decree to prevent Eluana Englaro who has been in a coma for 17 years from having her feeding tubes disconnected

  U.S. Senate   US senators agree economy bill
  Senators say they have reached agreement on a huge $780bn economic stimulus package designed to revitalise the US economy

  South America   Latin America poverty 'may soar'  UN Development Program: The global financial crisis could cause poverty to rise in Latin America by as much as 15% this year

  Colombia     Rebels killed lawmakers in cold blood  A Colombian ex-hostage, released by FARC after nearly 7 years in captivity, said the rebels who held him killed the others in cold blood

  Pakistan Nuclear scientist freed from house arrest  Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani scientist who admitted leaking nuclear secrets to North Korea, Iran and Libya, has been released

  Nigeria Poison in teething drug kills 84 children  At least 84 children have died after ingesting My Pikin, teething medicine that contained a solvent typically found in antifreeze

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