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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Gansu province

China reports African swine fever outbreak in Gansu province

Published 13/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Gansu province in the northwest [more…]

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate…

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate…

Published 12/01/2019

LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that [more…]

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Published 28/12/2018

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least nine opposition leaders and activists, a group of civil society groups said on Friday, ahead [more…]

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Published 28/12/2018

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - As moves toward peace pick up in Afghanistan, the Taliban are trying to show they have changed since the brutal days [more…]

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

Published 27/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French tech company Sigfox has developed a bite-size tracker that can be inserted into the horns of rhinos to help conservationists monitor [more…]

China eases pig transport ban to ensure supplies amid African swine…

China eases pig transport ban to ensure supplies amid African swine…

Published 27/12/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has loosened the rules on the transportation of breeder pigs and piglets in provinces that are affected by the African swine [more…]

JD.com CEO will not face assault charges in Minnesota

JD.com CEO will not face assault charges in Minnesota

Published 22/12/2018

(Reuters) - Minnesota prosecutors will not charge the billionaire chief executive officer of China’s JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, after he was accused of rape by [more…]

China reports new African swine fever outbreaks in Shaanxi, Guizhou…

China reports new African swine fever outbreaks in Shaanxi, Guizhou…

Published 10/12/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday two new African swine fever outbreaks were reported in Shaanxi and Guizhou provinces. The new case [more…]

China bans raising pigs in wild boar areas to block swine fever

China bans raising pigs in wild boar areas to block swine fever

Published 10/12/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will ban pig farming in areas inhabited by wild boars to prevent the spread of [more…]

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A human rights law group contracted by the U.S. State Department to investigate atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar called on Monday [more…]