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Yemen's president meets Houthi rebels

Monday, 1 September 2014 12:04 PM

Yemen's president has formed a committee to meet with Houthi rebels.

Healthcare»

Liberia: Two Ebola patients given all clear after ZMapp treatment

Monday, 1 September 2014 12:04 PM

Two Ebola patients, given the experimental drug ZMapp, have been allowed to leave a treatment centre in the Liberian capital after testing negative for the disease.

Transport»

Czech car firm mobilises the disabled

Monday, 1 September 2014 12:04 PM

Czech engineers want to expand production of 'Elbee', the vehicle designed for disabled persons in wheelchairs to increase their mobility and maximise their independence.

Politics & Economics»

China rules out open elections in Hong Kong

Monday, 1 September 2014 12:04 PM

Fully democratic elections will no longer be tolerated in Hong Kong since China has decided instead to pre-select leadership candidates.

Healthcare»

CDC warns of Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra Leone

Sunday, 31 August 2014 11:48 AM

The head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says "immediate and urgent action" must be taken to avoid an Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra Leone.

Politics & Economics»

Protests in Yemen

Sunday, 31 August 2014 11:48 AM

Tens of thousands of people protest in Sanaa for and against a rebel group that is calling on the government to step down.

Politics & Economics»

Polish PM chosen as new EU president

Sunday, 31 August 2014 11:48 AM

European Union leaders choose Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as the new president of their Council and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the bloc's new foreign policy chief.

Politics & Economics»

EU leaders to impose extra sanctions on Russia

Sunday, 31 August 2014 11:48 AM

European Union leaders are poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warns the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.

Politics & Economics»

Palestinians left to rebuild lives and homes

Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:37 AM

Gaza and Israel are enjoying the first day of a long-term ceasefire. Both sides are claiming victory, but the cost of the damage to Gaza has been estimated to be at least $6 billion.

Healthcare»

Ebola spreading at rapid pace across Liberia

Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:37 AM

Doctors without Borders says the deadly Ebola virus has overwhelmed Liberia's healthcare system.

Politics & Economics»

Japan sounds bluefin warning, calls for 50% catch cut

Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:36 AM

Faced with a recent report that the bluefin tuna population is close to collapse, Tokyo has done an about-turn and decided to slash catches by half.

Politics & Economics»

IMF’s Lagarde under investigation

Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:36 AM

The director of the IMF and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde has been formally placed under investigation for negligence by a court in France.

Technology»

Singapore introduces new technology to produce more veggies

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 12:12 PM

Scientists at an indoor farm in Singapore are using cutting edge technology to reduce growing times and costs. The lab-farm is one of the projects in the works to increase the capability of the small island state, which currently imports more than 95 percent of their produce, to grow their own vegetables.

Politics & Economics»

Thousands attend Yemen pro-government rally

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 12:11 PM

In a show of support for the government, thousands of people have rallied in Yemen's capital denouncing rival protests.

Politics & Economics»

Hamas and Israel agree to ceasefire

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 12:11 PM

A new ceasefire in Gaza has been greeted with celebrations on the streets and claims of victory for Hamas.


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