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* Thailand Valentine's Day campaign tackles condom stigma

Feb 05 (BBC) Thailand has launched a campaign ahead of Valentine's Day urging teenagers not to be ashamed to carry condoms. The tone appears to have shifted from previous campaigns, where teenagers were encouraged to visit temples and go home after dates instead of having sex.
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* Julian Assange is being 'arbitrarily held', UN panel to say

Feb 04 (BBC) A UN panel will conclude Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is being "arbitrarily detained" in the UK, the Swedish foreign ministry has said. Mr Assange, 44, claimed asylum in London's Ecuadorean embassy in 2012. He wants to avoid extradition to Sweden over a rape claim, which he denies.
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* Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal signed in Auckland

Feb 04 (BBC) The Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, has been signed by ministers from its 12 member nations in New Zealand. The ceremony in Auckland brings the huge trade pact, which has been five years in the making, another step towards to becoming a reality.
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* UN rules Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s detention is ‘arbitrary’

Feb 05 ( BRITISH police have insisted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be arrested if he steps outside the Ecuadorian embassy, where he has been holed up for more than three years. A United Nations panel stated that Mr Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” in the embassy, which he entered in 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden over sexual assault allegations.
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* Top airlines offer to re-assign crew from Zika-hit routes

Feb 04 (Reuters) Major U.S. airlines United (UAL.N) and Delta (DAL.N) and Europe's Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) and Air France (AIRF.PA) are offering to re-assign certain flight crew concerned about contracting the Zika virus from routes to affected countries.
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