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Japanese woman confirmed as world's oldest person aged 116

Japanese woman confirmed as world's oldest person aged 116 Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who still enjoys studying math and playing board games has been recognised as the world's oldest person, the Guinness World Records said Saturday.
Vietnam calls for 'drastic measures' to fight African swine fever

Vietnam calls for 'drastic measures' to fight African swine fever Tue, 05 Mar, 2019

Vietnam's prime minister has called for "drastic measures" to fight the spread of African swine fever in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on Tuesday.
Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant Tue, 05 Mar, 2019

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.
85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen

85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen Thu, 22 Nov, 2018

A leading international aid group said Wednesday that an estimated 85,000 Yemeni children under the age of 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of the country's civil war in 2015.
Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DR Congo

Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DR Congo Mon, 27 Aug, 2018

The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 75, the health ministry said Monday.
Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion Thu, 09 Aug, 2018

Argentina's senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women's rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature's lower house months earlier.
Argentine Congress OKs elective abortion; now goes to Senate

Argentine Congress OKs elective abortion; now goes to Senate Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

The lower house of Argentina's congress on Thursday approved a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, sending the measure to the Senate. President Mauricio Macri has said he will sign the bill if it's approved.
Five new Ebola cases in DR Congo

Five new Ebola cases in DR Congo Sat, 02 Jun, 2018

Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said Saturday they had detected five fresh suspected cases of Ebola in the deadly outbreak afflicting the northwest of the country.
DRCongo reports 3 new Ebola cases

DRCongo reports 3 new Ebola cases Sun, 20 May, 2018

Three new Ebola cases have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's sprawling northwest taking the number of suspected infections to 43, the health minister said in a statement seen Saturday.
Nigeria says will prevent Ebola spread from DR Congo

Nigeria says will prevent Ebola spread from DR Congo Wed, 09 May, 2018

 The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it was acting to prevent the spread of Ebola from Democratic Republic of Congo where an outbreak of the disease has killed 17 people.
WHO: 500 Syrian patients show symptoms pointing to toxic weapons exposure

WHO: 500 Syrian patients show symptoms pointing to toxic weapons exposure Wed, 11 Apr, 2018

The World Health Organization said on Wednesday around 500 people had been treated for "signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals" after a suspected poison gas attack in a Syrian rebel enclave just before it fell.
Argentina lawmakers present bill to legalize abortion

Argentina lawmakers present bill to legalize abortion Tue, 06 Mar, 2018

Dozens of Argentine lawmakers of all political stripes presented a bill to legalize abortion on Tuesday, launching a debate that promised to divide a deeply Catholic nation.
Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe Thu, 22 Feb, 2018

Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam's authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity's staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.
Dozens dead in South Korea hospital blaze

Dozens dead in South Korea hospital blaze Fri, 26 Jan, 2018

A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital on Friday killing at least 37 people, the government said, in the country's worst blaze for a decade.
Madagascar plague outbreak kills 24, triggering WHO fears

Madagascar plague outbreak kills 24, triggering WHO fears Sun, 01 Oct, 2017

The World Health Organisation said Sunday it was boosting its response to a plague outbreak in Madagascar that has killed 24 people, as the government banned public meetings to reduce infections.
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