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Vancouver (AFP) - Canadian authorities are sending troops to help shore up firefighters' efforts to battle numerous wildfires in the country, after the blazes prompted the evacuation of thousands of people.

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude oil prices stabilized on Tuesday morning after posting one of their biggest selloffs this year the previous day over Greece's rejection ...

Jos (Nigeria) (AFP) - At least 44 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the emergency services said on Monday, after a wave of mass casualty attacks blamed on Boko Haram militants.

Belgrade (AFP) - Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Balkan countries of mistreating migrants passing through their territories on the way to the European Union, saying people fleeing war were being "shamefully let down".

Guayaquil (Ecuador) (AFP) - Pope Francis celebrated an open-air mass with hundreds of thousands of faithful under scorching heat in Ecuador on Monday, highlighting the importance of family on his return to his home region.

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - New regulations aimed at rolling back Brazil's obsession with Cesarean sections took effect Monday, with the government hoping it can steer the country from its status as a world leader in C-section births.

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