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3 Die in Taiwan earthquake
| TAIWAN EARTHQUAKE | 06 de febrero de 2016
Taipei, Feb 6 (EFE).- Three people are dead, 115 others injured and an undetermined number remain trapped in the wreckage of buildings after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan on Saturday, authorities said.
Ecuadorian president ousts military chiefs
| ECUADOR MILITARY | 06 de febrero de 2016
Quito, Feb 5 (EFE).- President Rafael Correa announced Friday the dismissal of Ecuador's military brass in response to their criticism of an order for the armed forces pension fund to refund $41 million to the Environment Ministry in connection with a land transaction.
Unicef report: at least 200 million women suffer genital mutilation
| UNICEF GENITAL MUTILATION | 05 de febrero de 2016
United Nations, Feb 5 (EFE).- At least 200 million girls and women, currently living in around thirty countries, have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), according to a statement published by Unicef.
Simeone believes Martinez's failure is coach's responsibility
| SOCCER ATLETICO MADRID | 05 de febrero de 2016
Majadahonda, Madrid, Feb 5 (EFE) .- Atletico Madrid Argentine coach Diego Simeone said on Friday that it was his own failure that the Colombian player Jackson Martinez, who moved on Tuesday from Atletico to Chinese Guangzhou Evergrande, was unsuccessful with the Spanish team.
Real Madrid continues preparations for Granada without Pepe, Bale
| SOCCER REAL MADRID | 05 de febrero de 2016
Madrid, Feb 5 (EFE) .- Real Madrid squad held on Friday a training session in preparation for Sunday's La Liga clash against Granada in the 23rd round, while Portuguese Pepe and Welsh Gareth Bale, who may not be able to appear against Granada, performed their recovery work apart from the group.