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World has just months to stop starvation in Yemen, Somalia –...

By Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVA The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation,...

World Toilet Day marked in UN

UNITED NATION:   (Xinhua) -- The United Nations on Friday highlighted the impact of sanitation on the lives of peoples across the world as...

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Scientists have found that the brain cells in mice that stimulate the urge to eat can be activated by alcohol as well as by...

Poll lead falls, but May to stick with elderly-care cuts

By William James | LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Sunday it would not ditch proposals to reduce support for elderly...

EU vows beefed-up measures to prevent food safety crisis

BRUSSELS, (Xinhua) -- The European Commission and the European Union (EU) member states on Tuesday agreed to take concrete measures to prevent food safety crisis in...

More bird flu outbreaks can be expected in Europe – animal...

By Johnny Cotton | PARIS PARIS Further bird flu outbreaks caused by migrating birds are likely to hit Europe in the future after a second...

Monster ‘fatberg’ found in east London sewer

LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest “fatbergs” ever seen in Britain - a ball of fat as long as three football pitches -...

Sarin or similar used in Idlib attack – UK citing head...

Sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed nearly 90 people, the...

After Vatican controversy, McDonald’s helps feed homeless in Rome

By Isla Binnie | ROME McDonald's received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch just steps from St. Peter's Square last month, but...

Prince William warns ‘stiff upper lip’ can damage mental health

By Estelle Shirbon | LONDON Prince William has warned British men that keeping a "stiff upper lip" by bottling up emotions was detrimental to mental...

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