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    After Ebola, World Bank creates pandemic insurance plan
    May21

    After Ebola, World Bank creates pandemic insurance plan

    A mother nurses her newborn at the maternity ward of the Kailahun Government hospital in Sierra Leone, hard hit by spread of the Ebola virus/AFPJAPAN, May 21 – The World Bank announced Saturday a new program to mobilize funds quickly against virulent disease outbreaks after the world was caught unprepared in the 2014 Ebola disaster in West...

    NATO says all should avoid new arms race
    May18

    NATO says all should avoid new arms race

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    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world: study
    May11

    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world: study

    Latest report shows that the number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record of 40.8 million/AFPLONDON, United Kingdom, May 11 – The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report out on Wednesday showed. “This is the...

    Trump vows ‘America first’ foreign policy
    Apr28

    Trump vows ‘America first’ foreign policy

    Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump/AFPWASHINGTON, Apr 28 – Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump promised a top-to-bottom overhaul of US foreign policy Wednesday to put “America first” and make its allies pay up. In a major foreign policy speech short on specifics that left Washington experts scratching their heads, Trump...

    Thirty years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe
    Apr26

    Thirty years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe

    Candles set in the shape of a radiation hazard symbol are seen on a square next to the monument to Chernobyl victims in Slavutych on the 30th anniversary of the nuclear power plant disaster which has killed thousands and permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe – AFP/GettyCHERNOBYL, Ukraine, Apr 26 – Ukrainians held candlelit vigils Tuesday...

    Obama to stress partnership with Europe in Germany speech
    Apr25

    Obama to stress partnership with Europe in Germany speech

    US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend the Hanover Industry Fair,April 24, 2016/AFPHANOVER, GERMANY, Apr 23 – Barack Obama will set out his vision of relations with Europe with a speech in the northern German city of Hanover on Monday, trying to frame a relationship that has been less than easy throughout his...

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon
    Apr17

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon

    A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft makes a very-low altitude pass by the USS Donald Cook operating in the Baltic Sea/AFPWASHINGTON, United States, Apr 17 – A US Air Force reconnaissance plane was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 jet in an “unsafe and unprofessional” manner while in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon said....

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations
    Apr13

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations

    Police stand guard outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm offices in Panama City during a raid on April 12, 2016/AFPPARIS, France, Apr 13 – Tax authorities from the world’s richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the...

    G7 Hiroshima Declaration calls for ‘world without nuclear weapons’
    Apr11

    G7 Hiroshima Declaration calls for ‘world without nuclear weapons’

    G7 foreign ministers lay wreaths in front of the Cenotaph for 1945 atomic bombing victims in the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima on April 11, 2016© Foreign Ministry of Japan/AFPHIROSHIMA, Japan, Apr 11 – US Secretary of State John Kerry and G7 foreign ministers on Monday called for a “world without nuclear weapons”, citing North Korea’s...

    Japan’s Abe hosts Mugabe as Tokyo, Beijing vie for Africa influence
    Mar29

    Japan’s Abe hosts Mugabe as Tokyo, Beijing vie for Africa influence

    Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe shakes hands with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the start of their talks at the latter’s official residence in Tokyo/AFPTOKYO, Japan, Mar 29 – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday welcomed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe the 92-year-old former guerrilla fighter who is widely...

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