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Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in fetus study

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – Researchers on Wednesday reported new evidence strengthening the association between Zika virus & a spike in birth defects, citing the presence of the virus…

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Slovenians reject gay marriage law in low-turnout vote

Ljubljana (AFP) – More than 60 percent of Slovenian voters opposed legalising gay marriage in a referendum marked by low turnout, according to near-complete results from the electoral commission. The…

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Slovenians reject same-sex marriage law in low-turnout referendum

Ljubljana (Slovenia) (AFP) – More than 60 percent of Slovenians voted against extending marriage to same-sex couples in a referendum Sunday marked by low turnout, according to near-complete results from…

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Slovenians vote in marriage equality referendum

Ljubljana (Slovenia) (AFP) – Slovenians voted Sunday in a referendum on whether the largely Catholic EU member will become Europe's first ex-communist country to allow same-sex marriage. More than 1.7…

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Slovenians vote in gay marriage referendum

Koper (Slovenia) (AFP) – Slovenians were on Sunday voting in a referendum on whether to allow the largely-Catholic EU member state to become Europe's first ex-communist country to allow same-sex…

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Slovenia's fence on Croatia border threatening wildlife: WWF

Zagreb (AFP) – A razor-wire fence rolled out by Slovenia on Croatia's border to block the path of migrants is seriously threating wildlife in the area, conservation group WWF warned…

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Limited impact on Slovenia economy from migrants: prime minister

By Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) – Waves of migrants moving through Slovenia on their way toward Germany & Austria are causing only a limited negative impact on its economy,…

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Conditions worsen for migrants denied passage across the Balkans

By Kole Casule GEVGELIJA, Macedonia (Reuters) – Conditions for hundreds of migrants stuck on Balkan borders worsened on Sunday as temperatures dropped & a first smattering of snow fell. Countries…

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Balkan border controls leave migrants in limbo: aid agencies

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – New border controls in the western Balkans are leaving thousands in limbo as winter sets in, aid agencies said on Friday. Balkan countries have…

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4 European nations shut their borders to economic migrants

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Four nations along Europe's Balkan refugee corridor shut their borders Thursday to those not coming from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq, leaving thousands…

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