9:43 pm April 27, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia reaffirmed its commitment to opening access for the World Health Organization and pharmaceutical manufacturers to the Health Ministry’s bird flu virus samples in exchange for easier access to vaccines in the case of emergencies.
11:27 am April 27, 2015 | No Comment
Australia on Monday said it was deeply concerned about an Australian-trained doctor who appears in an Islamic State propaganda video which urges other medical professionals to join the jihadists.
2:20 am April 26, 2015 | No Comment
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,300 people, touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest and toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu.
4:05 pm April 24, 2015 | No Comment
Biologists in China reported carrying out the first experiment to alter the DNA of human embryos, igniting an outcry from scientists who warn against altering the human genome in a way that could last for generations.
10:31 am April 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Kurds are helping to rebuild churches, putting up Armenian candidates for national elections and apologizing for their forebears — who participated in the massacres in return for promises of Armenian property in this world and a place in the next for killing non-believers.
10:13 am April 24, 2015 | No Comment
The most complete genetic information assembled on woolly mammoths is providing insight into their demise, revealing they suffered two population crashes before a final, severely inbred group succumbed on an Arctic Ocean island.
10:42 am April 23, 2015 | No Comment
Respect for United Nations and Red Cross staff is “disappearing”, the UN aid chief has said following the killing of four UN workers in Somalia, as other agencies raised concern about aid workers in Yemen and South Sudan.
10:29 am April 23, 2015 | No Comment
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday launched one of his strongest attacks yet against Islamic State (IS) jihadists, saying the group was a “virus” working to destroy the Muslim community.
8:08 am April 23, 2015 | No Comment
One-fifth of the world’s children are still not receiving routine life-saving vaccinations and efforts to ensure global immunization coverage remain “far off track,” the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
9:47 am April 22, 2015 | No Comment
As the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years in space this week, NASA and its international partners are building an even more powerful tool to look deeper into the universe than ever before.
8:48 am April 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
Those keen to search for Scotland’s mythical Loch Ness monster can do so from anywhere in the world after Google launched a cache of underwater and surface images of the lake.
8:44 am April 22, 2015 | No Comment
A “perfect” 100-carat diamond originally mined in South Africa sold for $22.1 million in New York on Tuesday in three minutes of bidding, Sotheby’s said.
8:40 am April 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
UN Security Council member New Zealand is working on a draft resolution to revive long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
7:45 pm April 21, 2015 | No Comment
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges arising from the killing of protesters on Tuesday, nearly three years after he became Egypt's first freely elected president.
5:38 pm April 20, 2015 | 19 Comments
The Indonesian embassy in Sana'a, Yemen was heavily damaged after a bomb exploded nearby the building, an official from the foreign affairs ministry said on Monday.
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