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Change in pace of Ebola infection may be due to traditional burial practices

A slowdown in Liberia’s Ebola outbreak and the continued rampant rate of infection in Sierra Leone may reflect contrasting ways the two countries are dealing with burials, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

A slowdown in Liberia’s Ebola outbreak and the continued rampant rate of infection in Sierra Leone may reflect contrasting ways the two countries are dealing with burials, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

Change in pace of Ebola infection may be due to traditional burial practices
UN rights boss seeks international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes
Syrian civil war foes meet face to face in UN mediator’s presence at Geneva summit
US says talks serious, after Iran hints at atomic concessions
US secular humanist Paul Kurtz dies at 86
China launches WTO challenge over US anti-subsidy tariffs
'Sickened' UCI strips Armstrong of Tour wins

Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life after the International Cycling Union ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s sanctions.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life after the International Cycling Union ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s sanctions.

'Sickened' UCI strips Armstrong of Tour wins
UN rights boss chides China over Tibet protests

The top UN human rights official urged China on Friday to address deep-rooted frustrations that have led to desperate forms of protest by Tibetans, including some 60 self-immolations since March.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The top UN human rights official urged China on Friday to address deep-rooted frustrations that have led to desperate forms of protest by Tibetans, including some 60 self-immolations since March.

UN rights boss chides China over Tibet protests
'Archduke Joseph' diamond sells for record price at Christie's in Geneva
Syria killings appear to be war crime: UN

A video appearing to show Syrian rebels killing soldiers who had surrendered must be verified but appears to constitute a war crime that should be prosecuted, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A video appearing to show Syrian rebels killing soldiers who had surrendered must be verified but appears to constitute a war crime that should be prosecuted, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.

Syria killings appear to be war crime: UN
WHO issues guidance on new virus
Gunman shoots three people dead in Swiss village
US wins trade dispute with China over chicken parts
Mexico files WTO complaint against China over textiles
North Korea threatens ‘final destruction’ of South Korea
West Africa Ebola toll passes 1,200, quarantine victims to receive food

Cases in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak this year have risen to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, reporting the toll in four countries including Nigeria

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Cases in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak this year have risen to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, reporting the toll in four countries including Nigeria

West Africa Ebola toll passes 1,200, quarantine victims to receive food