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  1. News - World - Ebola

    US isolates troops as Australia slaps visa ban on Ebola-hit West Africa states

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 05:09pm by Reuters

    ... necessary to protect their health.” The army isolated about a dozen soldiers on their return during the weekend to their home base in Vicenza, Italy. That included Major General Darryl Williams, ... is appropriate,” said Dr Jeff Duchin, Washington State epidemiologist and chairman of the public health committee of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The decision goes well beyond previously ...

  2. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Mummy mystery unwrapped: Egyptian burial custom began 6,000 years ago

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... about 4300BC. The embalming agents were infused into the linen used to wrap the corpse to provide an antibacterial and protective barrier. It was not as elaborate as the process used much later ... thousands of years later at the pinnacle of the ancient Egyptian civilisation. "I was surprised that the prehistoric Egyptians, who lived in a tribal society 1,000 years before the invention ...

  3. News - China

    China keeps fishermen connected by satellite deep in disputed waters

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... Weeks after becoming president, Xi made what state media called a surprise visit to Tanmen, where he told fishermen the government would do more to protect them when they were in disputed ... on the engine size," said the fisherman. Added one weatherbeaten captain: "The authorities support fishing in the South China Sea to protect China's sovereignty." To be sure, ...

  4. News - World

    Nigeria prepares for ‘African Davos’ amid Boko Haram’s terror campaign

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:19pm by Reuters

    ... in the concrete fortress of the Abuja Hilton, protected by 6,000 police and soldiers- the largest security operation Nigeria has ever mounted for a summit. An April 14 bomb blast on Abuja's ... "the failure of the attempt to construct a Nigerian society founded on common values". Wefa's Nigerian hosts are keen to keep the focus positive. "We've not had any ...

  5. News - World

    New technology will connect large swathes of land and most of the ocean depths to the internet

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:31pm by Reuters

    ... and gas fields and protecting harbours. There is also interest from oceanographers looking to map the sea bed, marine biologists, deep-sea archaeologists and those hunting for natural resources, ...

  6. News - World

    Early data shows Obamacare needs more younger enrollees to work

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:48pm by Reuters

    ... times as much as a 21-year-old, according to a study of claims from three large insurers Yamamoto conducted for the Society of Actuaries. "The more that the marketplace is able to attract ... at the Urban Institute's Health Policy Centre, said that Obamacare's protections for insurers in the first few years means the programme has time to get the demographics sorted out. ...

  7. Business - Commodities

    Knights Templar drug gang corners Mexican iron ore trade with China

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 11:52pm by Reuters

    ... GOMEZ, KNIGHTS TEMPLAR Lazaro Cardenas opened to container traffic just a decade ago, and with a harbour deep enough to berth the world's largest ships, it already aims to compete with Los ... a medieval military order that protected Christian pilgrims during the Crusades. Mexico's biggest producer of iron ore, Michoacan state is a magnet for Chinese traders feeding demand for steel ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China poorly prepared to handle impact of climate change, report says

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:15am by Reuters

    ... with climate change is very arduous, but knowledge in society and ability to do this are weak across the board." The country is seeing more droughts in its northern region, with typhoons arriving ... weather will be even more serious," the agency added. Government steps to mitigate climate change range from building more reservoirs, providing better protection to forests and wetlands ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Alzheimer's Disease International warns of dementia epidemic

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:27pm by Reuters

    ... effective treatments. Like other forms of the disorder, it affects patients' memory, thinking and behaviour and is an increasingly overwhelming burden on societies and economies. While ... "This is a global problem that is increasingly impacting on developing countries with limited resources and little time to develop comprehensive systems of social protection, health and social ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Dissent rises in Vietnam over one-party monopoly on power

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... rise to a culture of graft and vested interests. Vietnam has entered a new phase. … This is a period of uncertainty PROFESSOR JONATHAN LONDON "I fought in the war for a better society ... to expand the party's leadership role and the military's duty to protect it. "Theoretically, democracy is not synonymous with pluralism," the commission said in a report in May. ...




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