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Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Published 20/05/2018

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an [more…]

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between April 4 and May 13, including 19 deaths, [more…]

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has been given the go-ahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an [more…]

South Korean trust in North jumps after feel-good summit

South Korean trust in North jumps after feel-good summit

Published 30/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean trust in North Korea has surged since last week’s feel-good summit at which their leaders declared an end to hostilities [more…]

Trump tweets threat to opponents of U.S. 2026 World Cup bid

Trump tweets threat to opponents of U.S. 2026 World Cup bid

Published 27/04/2018

(Reuters) - United States president Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted his support for the North American bid for the 2026 soccer World Cup and issued [more…]

Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state as North Korea, Middle East…

Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state as North Korea, Middle East…

Published 27/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state on Thursday, and the former CIA director set off [more…]

Syrian opposition says U.S. cannot afford to leave Syria yet

Syrian opposition says U.S. cannot afford to leave Syria yet

Published 23/04/2018

RIYADH (Reuters) - Syria’s chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its [more…]

Gates backs gene technologies in fight to end malaria

Gates backs gene technologies in fight to end malaria

Published 18/04/2018

LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) - Gene-editing technologies that alter mosquitoes’ DNA could prove critical in the fight against malaria, Bill Gates said on Wednesday, and [more…]

Maldives rejects U.N. body’s call to let ex-president fight election

Maldives rejects U.N. body’s call to let ex-president fight election

Published 16/04/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Maldives rejected a demand by a U.N. human rights watchdog on Monday that former president Mohamed Nasheed be allowed to stand [more…]

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Published 16/04/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Western countries accused Moscow on Monday of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria [more…]