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Hundreds of millions at risk of losing their homes due to Rising sea levels

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are at risk of losing their homes as entire cities sink under rising seas over the next three decades, according to researchers. A new...

More women in Latin America are working, but gender gap persists -new UN figures...

More women are entering the workforce across Latin America, with an increase in 11 per cent in the last 30 years, putting the region ahead of the curve when it comes...

Dementia: New Alzheimer’s drug ‘could slow rate at which disease progresses’

Scientists believe they could be on the cusp of a breakthrough, after a drug company said it had the first treatment of its kind for Alzheimer’s. The drug, which is...

Blood pressure pills ‘work better at bedtime’

To get the best out of your daily blood pressure medication, take it just before you go to bed, say researchers. It's a simple tip that could save lives, they...

Cancer research: Scientists seek clues to how disease ‘is born’

British and American scientists are teaming up to search for the earliest signs of cancer in a bid to detect and treat the disease before it emerges. They plan to...

Deadly parasite ‘jumped’ from gorilla to humans

A rare and unfortunate sequence of events allowed a deadly type of malaria in gorillas to "jump" species and attack humans, according to scientists. Hundreds of thousands of people die...

Wa West records 361 pregnancies among schoolchildren in nine months

An estimated 361 schoolgirls in Wa West District aged 10 to 19 years got pregnant within the first nine months of 2019, Mr Edward K. Beyereh, the District Health...

Long exposure to fertilizer may cause Parkinson disease

Dr. Momodou Cham, Public Health Physician in charge of Richard Novati Catholic Hospital, formerly Comboni Hospital, has warned against the over-exposure to organophospate compounds, fertilizers and pesticides to avoid...

Why tomato puree might improve male fertility

Lycopene - a nutrient found in tomatoes - may boost sperm quality, a study has suggested. Healthy men who took the equivalent of two tablespoons of (concentrated) tomato puree a...

Mystery scrolls from Julius Caesar’s family villa to be read for first time in...

A pair of 2,000-year-old Roman scrolls which were charred in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius are finally being deciphered using light brighter than the sun. When the volcano blast wiped...

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Africa

Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday that he was indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu...

ECA, Partners Convene Capacity Building Workshop on Infrastructure delivery and PPPs in West Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners the Global Infrastructure Hub and the African Development Bank will convene A workshop from November 26...

World

Belgrade orders probe into ‘Russia-Serbia cash handover’ video

Belgrade has launched a probe after a video emerged purporting to show a Russian diplomat or intelligence officer handover a wad of cash to...

Man arrested at Indian airport for impersonating Lufthansa pilot

Frequent flier Rajan Mahbubani thought he had discovered the ultimate hack for getting preferential treatment at airports. Instead it got him arrested. In a case...