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    1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN
    Jul17

    1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

    Nearly one in 10 infants received no vaccinations in 2016, meaning that they missed the first innoculation against three lethal diseases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. A full 12.9mn infants received no vaccinations last year, WHO found in a joint report with the UN’s children’s agency, Unicef. As a result, they...

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing
    Jul17

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday insisted Russia must be held to account over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three years on from the tragedy that killed 298 people. International investigators have said the Boeing airliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown out of the sky over conflict-wracked east...

    Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new talks
    Jul17

    Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new talks

    French President Emmanuel Macron told Israel’s visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday that Paris opposes Israel’s expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory as he urged fresh Middle East peace talks.Stressing that international law should be “respected by all”, Macron said: “I am thinking here of...

    Brexit threatens UK’s place at the N-table
    Jul16

    Brexit threatens UK’s place at the N-table

    In the south of France, the largest scientific experiment mankind has ever embarked upon is rising out of the ground. This facility, the Iter project, will demonstrate nuclear fusion power on a commercial scale, involving the European Union, US, Japan, South Korea, China, Russia and India. Fusion is the process that powers the sun and the stars,...

    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia
    Jul16

    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia

    The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile over...

    Egypt police probe motives of beach resort attacker
    Jul16

    Egypt police probe motives of beach resort attacker

    Police yesterday questioned the suspected militant who stabbed to death two German women and wounded four others at a Red Sea beach resort, adding to the woes of Egypt’s hobbled tourism industry.Elsewhere the interior ministry said police killed six militants in two shootouts near Cairo and the eastern Ismailiya province.Egypt has struggled...

    Qatar hoopsters to take part in Atlas Challenge
    Jul15

    Qatar hoopsters to take part in Atlas Challenge

    The Qatar national basketball team has left Doha for Suzhou, China, to take part in the third Atlas Basketball Challenge to be held from July 18 to 23. The final 14-member roster for the team was named last Thursday night after four weeks of intense training. Qatar Basketball General Secretary Ali al-Malki said. “Our team is much younger than...

    Russia enters new ratings era as top three firms quit
    Jul15

    Russia enters new ratings era as top three firms quit

    Russia began relying only on its own rating agencies to manage its domestic bond market yesterday after the world’s top three credit rating agencies quit that market, leaving investors pondering the credibility of the local agencies.Standard & Poor’s, Fitch and Moody’s have all withdrawn from Russian domestic ratings,...

    Beach resort attack kills two foreigners
    Jul15

    Beach resort attack kills two foreigners

    Two foreign women were killed yesterday and four others were wounded when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort, officials said.The governor of Red Sea province, where the resort of Hurghada is located, said two “foreign residents” of the city were killed in the attack, a cabinet statement said.Although the...

    Poland after Trump’s visit
    Jul14

    Poland after Trump’s visit

    Donald Trump came, he saw, he conned. The US president’s trip to Poland, a stop on his way to the G20 summit in Hamburg, was arranged at the last minute: Trump’s administration, fearing the reception he would receive in the United Kingdom, decided that Europe’s most pro-American country was a much safer destination. And, indeed,...

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