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World Notes: China, Afghanistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria, Germany, Cuba

China-Russia ties, Afghanistan deaths, green industry in Caribbean, Nigeria's oil, lifetime jobs in Germany, U.S.-Cuba trade.

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World Notes: France, UK, DR Congo, Iraq, China, Cuba

A quick look at news from France, United Kingdom, Iraq, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo and China.

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China death toll continues

 The toll of deaths in mudslides in Northwest China has reached 337 and keeps rising, as rescuers and diggers use their bare hands in a desperate search for more than 1,100 others that are still missing.

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World Notes: Spain, Nigeria, Israel, Venezuela, China, Cuba

Spanish workers battle austerity, lead poisoning in Nigeria, Israel seeks more military aid, Venezuela cuts military spending, China hears labor demands, Cuba boosts Internet access.

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China urges India seat on UN Security Council

Behind the ceremony, Indo-China relations remain strong.

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World Notes: Haiti, Cuba, Bolivia, China, Nigeria, Turkey

News clips from Cuba, Haiti, Bolivia, Switzerland, Nigeria, China, Turkey.

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China, India and U.S. role: Afghanistan and beyond

Concerned about Afghanistan? Then pay attention to one of the world's most unlikely potential hotspots, tucked into the folds of the Himalayas, where two huge Asian nations have been facing off.

The U.S. and the world

The world, it is generally acknowledged, has been torn loose from the old moorings that for decades structured life for billions of people.

World Notes: Bulgaria, Romania, Africa, Israel, Nicaragua, China, Cuba

Stars and Stripes, the U.S. Army weekly, reported last month that two new U.S. military bases are under construction in Bulgaria and Romania at costs respectively of $60 and $50 million.

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India-China dispute? Says who

A section of media in India and abroad have hyped the border dispute between India and China these days.

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