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Mexicans march over missing students

Mexicans march over missing students

In Mexico, thousands of people have marched throughout the country, calling on the government to shed light on the fate of 43 missing students. On Wednesday, thousands of people, including students and teachers, marched in the Mexican capital, Mexico City, and the state of Guerrero, where the students disappeared on September 26. Protesters carrying photographs [&hellip

Third Ebola patient arrives in Germany

Third Ebola patient arrives in Germany

​A man infected with the deadly Ebola virus has been admitted to a hospital in the eastern city of Leipzig. His is the third case to be treated in Germany. Health officials from the German state of Saxony confirmed on Thursday that an Ebola patient had arrived in the country. The man, who originates from [&hellip

Turkey: We can’t fight IS alone

Turkey: We can’t fight IS alone

​Turkey has reiterated its stance that fighting the “Islamic State” alone is “not realistic.” NATO and US envoys are meeting with Turkish officials over the next two days amid a border crisis. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and newly appointed NATO Secretary- General Jens Stoltenberg kicked off a series of consultations between NATO, the US and [&hellip

Cheaper phone calls in East Africa

Cheaper phone calls in East Africa

​Mobile phone users in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda will soon enjoy cheaper cross border calls, after telecom operators agreed to cut roaming charges. Charges for making or receiving calls in other countries in East Africa will be cut by more than 60%. Kenya’s communications minister revealed mobile phone users would pay reduced tariffs for calling [&hellip

Bahraini prince can be arrested in UK

Bahraini prince can be arrested in UK

Human rights activists have called for a probe into allegations that the son of Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has been involved in torturing anti-regime protesters, Press TV reports. So far, three Bahraini activists have reported to rights groups that they were personally beaten by Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the king’s eldest [&hellip

Bomb blast kills 43 in Yemen’s Sana’a

Bomb blast kills 43 in Yemen’s Sana’a

At least 43 people have been killed in a bomb attack in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. The attack, which targeted the anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square in central Sana’a, left many others, including several children, injured. The deadly unrest erupted after Takfiri groups, backed by government forces, launched similar attacks on Ansarullah revolutionaries. Yemen has been [&hellip

UN: 330 killed in Ukraine since truce

UN: 330 killed in Ukraine since truce

The United Nations says more than 300 deaths have been reported in Ukraine’s volatile eastern regions since a ceasefire began a month ago. In a report, released on Wednesday, the UN Human Rights Office said clashes between government troops and pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine have left at least 331 people dead after ceasefire took [&hellip

Wild animals halved in number in 40 yrs

Wild animals halved in number in 40 yrs

The number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years, as humans hunt for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats, a new study has shown. Human destruction of habitat including rampant pollution has significantly contributed to the decline in the number of animals, fish and birds since the 1970s, scientists [&hellip

Mali asks UN to send more troops

Mali asks UN to send more troops

​Mali has asked the UN to send a rapid intervention force to fight Islamist militants in the north of the country. Malian Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop told the UN Security Council that urgent measures were needed following recent killings of UN peacekeepers. A Senegalese soldier died on Tuesday, days after nine peacekeepers from Niger were [&hellip

Ebola may cost W Africa $32bn: WB

Ebola may cost W Africa $32bn: WB

The World Bank has warned that the deadly Ebola virus could cost the West African countries more than USD 32 billion if it is not contained over the next year. On Wednesday, the World Bank said in a new report that if efforts to halt the spread of the virus in the West African countries [&hellip