Twin explosions kill two, hurt four in Northern Cameroon

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Twin explosions kill two, hurt four in Northern Cameroon 

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — Two explosions were heard on school grounds in the town of Kerawa in northern Cameroon, according to media reports.

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China enforces public smoking ban in Beijing

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on China enforces public smoking ban in Beijing 

MOSCOW, June 1 — Public smoking is banned in the Chinese capital of Beijing beginning Monday, following the introduction of a new law, according to media reports.

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Britain's Conservative, Labor announce NHS spending pledges

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Britain's Conservative, Labor announce NHS spending pledges 

LONDON, April 12 — Both Britain's Conservatives Party and Labor Party Saturday announced their National Health Service (NHS) spending pledges, adding fuel in the row on the country's flagship healthcare system reform as the general election is approaching.

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Death toll in Chile after flood rises to 25 people, could grow further

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Death toll in Chile after flood rises to 25 people, could grow further 

MOSCOW, April 6 — The death toll from the flood in Chile last week has increased to 25 people and could rise even further, rescue workers were cited by the BBC.

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Google glass sales suspended amid surveillance concerns

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Google glass sales suspended amid surveillance concerns 

MOSCOW, Jan. 16 — Google has decided to end its pilot program for Google Glass, the wearable gadget that allows users to communicate with it by voice and take photos and video with its integrated camera, according to a post on the company's blog.

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French PM calls on public to act responsibly during probe into attack

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on French PM calls on public to act responsibly during probe into attack 

MOSCOW, Jan. 8 -– France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday called on the public to act responsibly while the terror attack on the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris is being investigated.

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Ebola antiviral trial begins in Liberia

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola antiviral trial begins in Liberia 

MOSCOW, Jan. 7 — Patients at a health center in Monrovia, Liberia have started to receive a new antiviral drug against Ebola that has been approved for clinical trials, the AP reports.

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Kidnapped AIDS campaigner released

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kidnapped AIDS campaigner released 

MOSCOW, Jan. 7 — A kidnapped AIDS activist from Honduras who had been taken from a parked pickup truck in the city of San Pedro Sula has been found after eight hours of captivity, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

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Italian rescuers save abandoned ship with 450 migrants on board

January 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Italian rescuers save abandoned ship with 450 migrants on board 

MOSCOW, Jan. 2 — Italian rescuers boarded a merchant ship, with as many as 450 migrants, lost in rough waters off the coast southeast of Italy, the BBC reports.

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China's state memorial service for Nanjing Massacre victims gains global media attention

December 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on China's state memorial service for Nanjing Massacre victims gains global media attention 

BEIJING, Dec. 14 — China on Saturday observed its first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims, and the commemorative service gained worldwide media attention.

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