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South Korea announces first two MERS deaths

South Korea announces first two MERS deaths Tue, 02 Jun, 2015

South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of the virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
US vice president Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer

US vice president Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer Sun, 31 May, 2015

Beau Biden, the eldest son of US Vice President Joe Biden and the former attorney general of Delaware, has died of brain cancer, his family announced. He was 46.
Lung cancer treatment hope raised

Lung cancer treatment hope raised Sat, 30 May, 2015

For the first time, a major study shows that a drug targeting the body's disease-fighting immune system may improve survival for the most common form of lung cancer.
Children cannot travel without Parent or Guardian in Nepal

Children cannot travel without Parent or Guardian in Nepal Wed, 27 May, 2015

Nepal has banned children from travelling without parents or approved guardians to deter human traffickers who authorities fear are targeting vulnerable families after recent devastating earthquakes.
Fire at China nursing home kills 38

Fire at China nursing home kills 38 Tue, 26 May, 2015

Thirty-eight people were killed in a fire at a home for senior citizens in China's central Henan province, state media said, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety.
65-Year-Old German woman gives birth to quadruplets

65-Year-Old German woman gives birth to quadruplets Sat, 23 May, 2015

A 65-year-old German woman, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday.
Gap between rich and poor widens

Gap between rich and poor widens Thu, 21 May, 2015

The gap between the rich and poor in most of the world's advanced economies is at record levels, according to an OECD study that also found glaring differences between men and women.
Indian nurse dies after 42 years in coma after rape

Indian nurse dies after 42 years in coma after rape Mon, 18 May, 2015

A nurse died Monday after 42 years in a coma following a brutal rape, in a case that led India to ease some restrictions on euthanasia.
Nigeria shuts down restaurant serving human meat

Nigeria shuts down restaurant serving human meat Sat, 16 May, 2015

Hotel restaurant in Anambra, Nigeria has been shuttered by authorities for serving human flesh. According to the BBC, suspicious residents told police of rumors that the restaurant was cooking human meat for customers.
Militiamen rape 127 women in east Congo town

Militiamen rape 127 women in east Congo town Fri, 15 May, 2015

Armed men raped 127 women earlier this month during a raid on a town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu province, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Thursday.
Nepal prime minister lends helicopter to woman badly injured in earthquake

Nepal prime minister lends helicopter to woman badly injured in earthquake Thu, 14 May, 2015

A Nepali woman seriously injured by falling debris in Tuesday's earthquake was airlifted to a Kathmandu hospital on Thursday in the prime minister's helicopter, after two British paramedics pleaded with officials to help save her life.
Outrage over 10-year-old Paraguayan pregnant by stepfather

Outrage over 10-year-old Paraguayan pregnant by stepfather Thu, 07 May, 2015

The case of a 10-year-old girl raped and impregnated by her stepfather has triggered outrage in Paraguay, where the health minister has blocked her from having an abortion.
WHO figures show Ebola deaths pass 11,000

WHO figures show Ebola deaths pass 11,000 Thu, 07 May, 2015

The number of deaths from the Ebola epidemic now exceeds 11,000, figures from the World Health Organization showed on Wednesday.
Austrian magazine printed with HIV blood

Austrian magazine printed with HIV blood Tue, 05 May, 2015

An Austrian men's magazine has printed its latest edition using blood from people who are HIV-positive in order to counter the "stigma" often attached to the virus that causes AIDS, its chief editor said Tuesday.

How to help Nepal earthquake victims Sun, 03 May, 2015

Aid groups are still struggling to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed nearly 8,000 people. 
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