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The threat of emerging infectious diseases to global health and the economy, trade, and tourism has never abated. Pandemics can spread rapidly around the world because of the ease of international transportation. Among the most salient examples...
By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban (Published: 22nd April 2020) www.africanews.com Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has officially launched a medicine he believes can prevent and cure patients suffering from COVID-19.
Iran on Saturday acknowledged that its armed forces “unintentionally” shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations that it was responsible.
By The Associated Press CAIRO — Oct 15, 2019, 3:18 PM ET
Source: www.bbc.com (15 Oct 2019) Downing Street is playing down reports of an imminent Brexit deal with the EU, saying talks are still ongoing. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure...
Source: africanews.com (15th Oct. 2019) Daniel Mumbere Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari on Saturday dismissed rumours circulating online that her husband plans to take on a second wife, cautioning against the...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cyntoia Brown, championed by celebrities as a symbol of unfair sentencing, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women, where she had been serving a life sentence for killing a man...
New York state on Monday decriminalized recreational marijuana use, meaning possession of small amounts of the drug will be punished with fines rather than jail time, a step short of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s goal of legalizing pot.
The former London mayor takes over from Theresa May on Wednesday.
Cruise ship passengers aboard Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas complained of being stuck on the vessel after it was rerouted to Puerto Rico only to cancel a stop in San Juan because of violent protests in the city.