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Pakistan seeks international assistance to control HIV outbreak - 05/27/2019

Islamabad – An international team of experts is expected to arrive in southern Pakistan where an HIV outbreak has infected hundreds of children.   A 10-member joint team of World Health...

How today's political polarization has fueled the measles outbreak - 05/10/2019

Los Angeles (tca/dpa) - "Seizing our newborn infants, Blighting their lives with pain; Filling their veins with poison, Tainting each tender brain" So go the lyrics of the Anti-Compulsory Vaccination...

Amanda Knox returns to Italy for debate on miscarriages of justice - 05/07/2019

Rome (dpa) - Amanda Knox, a US citizen who spent years in prison in Italy before being cleared of murder charges, will return to the country to take part in a debate on miscarriages of justice. Knox...

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned in elaborate ceremonies - 05/04/2019

Bangko- By Hathai Techakitteranun, - Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned at the Grand Palace on Saturday as part of his much-delayed coronation two-and-a-half years after ascending the throne....

Kosovo repatriates 110 citizens from former IS areas of Syria - 04/20/2019

Pristina - By Gregor Mayer and Shabtai Gold, - Authorities in Kosovo, with the help of the United States, repatriated 110 Kosovo nationals who were captured in Syria in areas that were once held by...

Dalai Lama recovers from chest infection, to leave hospital soon - 04/11/2019

New Delh - The Dalai Lama has almost recovered from a chest infection and is likely to leave a New Delhi hospital in a day, Tibetan officials said Thursday.   The 83-year-old Tibetan spiritual...

Extension of ex-Nissan chief Ghosn's custody approved - 04/05/2019

Tokyo – A Japanese court on Friday green-lighted the detention of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn following the rearrest of the 65-year-old over alleged financial improprieties. The Tokyo...

Christchurch attack suspect to face 50 murder charges on Friday - 04/04/2019

Wellington - By Jule Scherer, - A 28-year-old Australian man has been charged with 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of attempted murder in relation to terrorist attacks on two mosques in...

Turkey's inflation rate holds close to 20 per cent for March - 04/03/2019

Istanbul - Turkey's high inflation rate held at just below 20 per cent in March, according to data released on Wednesday, days after local elections which saw setbacks for the ruling party in major...

Fourth victim dies after Utrecht tram attack - 03/28/2019

Amsterdam - A fourth person has died from his injuries after the deadly shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht last week.   The victim was a 74-year-old man, prosecutors said on...
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