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In 1959 the French microbiologist René Dubos gazed into his crystal ball and found reasons to be concerned. In his lifetime Dubos had witnessed the steady decline of diseases such as diphtheria,...
2014/10/26 07:43
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2014/10/26 02:45
2014/10/26 02:45
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... on Saturday, October 25, sought to calm fears after Ebola claimed its first victim in the African country, a contagious toddler who took a 1,000-kilometer bus journey before being...
2014/10/24 21:26
2014/10/24 21:26
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Special Report: For nearly seven decades, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has fed into growing Mideast extremism, now including hyper-violent Islamic fundamentalism. But does this tortured history...
2014/10/24 21:15
2014/10/24 21:15
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Electoral politics has an uncanny way of grabbing the least expected of opportunities in the battle for votes. The General Court of the European Union would have had little knowledge, if any, of how...
2014/10/24 10:31
2014/10/24 10:31
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Ebola: 'protocol breach' blamed for first US transmission 13 October A nurse in Texas has tested positive for the Ebola virus, marking the first transmission of the disease on US soil. The...
2014/10/23 23:27
2014/10/23 23:27
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Ebola crisis: New York City healthcare worker in isolation after displaying symptoms A New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker with Doctors Without Borders who returned...
2014/10/23 00:46
2014/10/23 00:46
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UNITED NATIONS – Prisoners held in stress positions, people starved so much they are forced to eat snakes and mice, carts of rotting bodies – will the world just turn its back on the atrocities of...
2014/10/22 22:29
2014/10/22 22:29
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New York — The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday elected Nigeria and 14 other countries to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council for a period of three years beginning on 1...
2014/10/22 12:12
2014/10/22 12:12
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If people knew the details of what [the CIA] actually did to hack into the Senate computers to go search for the torture document, jaws would drop. It’s straight out of a movie. —US Senate...
2014/10/21 11:31
2014/10/21 11:31
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Ebola: 'protocol breach' blamed for first US transmission 13 October A nurse in Texas has tested positive for the Ebola virus, marking the first transmission of the disease on US soil. The...
2014/10/21 08:31
2014/10/21 08:31
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Archbald Blood drive: American Red Cross Blood Drive in memory of father and son, Jack and Tom Teeple, Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., East Side Hose Company, Salem Road, exit 4 off Route 6 (Casey...
2014/10/21 00:28
2014/10/21 00:28
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Venezuela: UN Calls for Release of Opposition LeaderTuesday, 21 October 2014, 1:15 pmPress Release: UN NewsVenezuela: UN Rights Chief Calls for Immediate Release of Opposition Leader, PoliticiansHigh...
2014/10/20 11:29
2014/10/20 11:29
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More migrants and asylum-seekers are dying in attempts to get to Yemen, mainly from the Horn of Africa, this year than in the last three years combined, the UN refugee agency reported today. In the...
2014/10/20 00:53
2014/10/20 00:53
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A Bahraini court has remanded prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab in custody after the first hearing in his trial ended on charges of insulting officials. On Sunday, the court adjourned the trial...
2014/10/18 23:37
2014/10/18 23:37
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At the centre of the growing outrage is the World Health Organisation (WHO) which, as the UN's health agency, is charged with "providing leadership" world health matters. Aid agencies, such as Oxfam...
2014/10/18 09:37
2014/10/18 09:37
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The internal document, which shows a timeline of the outbreak, indicates there were serious failings by WHO – itself an arm of the United Nations – to curtail the spread of the virus after it was...
2014/10/18 08:03
2014/10/18 08:03
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Geneva - The World Bank warned on Friday the fight to stop Ebola was being lost, as the UN pleaded for more money to combat the escalating epidemic and global travel fears mounted. As the death toll...
2014/10/17 21:36
2014/10/17 21:36
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BBC News - Ebola crisis: WHO accused of 'failure' in early response For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. BBC navigation Share this page The WHO is accused of...
2014/10/17 20:29
2014/10/17 20:29
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Amid an intensifying campaign of violence committed by insurgent groups in north-eastern Nigeria, the number of refugees fleeing the conflict into the West African country's neighbouring States has...
2014/10/17 15:28
2014/10/17 15:28
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