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More Africans live in poverty: UN

More Africans live in poverty: UN

​The United Nations (UN) has announced that more Africans in the sub-Saharan region are now living in extreme poverty than in 1990. The UN warned in a Monday report that the sub-Saharan region is the only region that has experienced a growth in the number of people living in poverty, a growth from 290 million [&hellip

Egypt pres. defends fuel prices rise

Egypt pres. defends fuel prices rise

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has defended a decision by the administration to lift fuel prices by 78 percent as part of its austerity measures. In a meeting with some media representatives on Sunday, Sisi said because of the increasing government debt, the state subsidies on fuel had to be slashed sooner or later. “Whether [&hellip

Scientists translate apes gestures

Scientists translate apes gestures

Studying footage of chimpanzees from Uganda between 2007 and 2009, scientists have arrived at translations for 66 gestures used between the apes as means of communication. Previous research had revealed that the animals use gestures to communicate. The authors from the University of St Andrews in Scotland said the messages ranged from “simple requests associated [&hellip

Migraine & Epilepsy

Migraine & Epilepsy

IBNTV replayed a brand new episode of the Health Show with Doctor Othman Kiloloma, a Neurosurgeon, discussing Migraine and Epilepsy. For those of you who missed this episode, it will be relayed again on  Saturday 5th July 2014 at 10:30 Hrs

India building collapse rescue ends

India building collapse rescue ends

India has finished rescue operations at a building that collapsed in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, killing 61 people, an official says. “The rescue efforts have come to an end. The final (death) toll stands at 61 and we earlier pulled out 27 survivors,” Karuna Sagar, a senior police officer in the state, said [&hellip

Floods uncover Bosnia war graves

Floods uncover Bosnia war graves

The remains of 24 people believed to be Muslims and killed during the ethnic cleansing war of the 1990s in Bosnia are exhumed by heavy flooding that hit the country two months ago. Lejla Cengic, spokesperson for The Missing Persons Institute of Bosnia-Herzegovina (MPI) told AFP on Friday that torrential floods in May removed a [&hellip

Fuel prices increased in Egypt

Fuel prices increased in Egypt

The Egyptian government has dramatically raised fuel prices by up to 78 percent as part of its plan to cut state subsidies and reduce the country’s staggering budget deficit. The price hikes, which have come into effect since Friday midnight, are expected to trigger a public backlash against newly-elected Egyptian president General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. [&hellip

Brazil beats Colombia, makes semis

Brazil beats Colombia, makes semis

Powerhouse Brazil has edged past Colombia 2-1 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup to book a semi-final match against Germany. Colombia was eliminated after the quarter-finals match held at Estadio Castelao in Brazil’s northeastern city of Fortaleza on Friday. “This is a very tough moment for us,” Colombia’s coach Jose Pekerman said, adding, “We always [&hellip

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces

Violent clashes have erupted between Israeli forces and thousands of angry Palestinian demonstrators protesting the brutal murder of a Palestinian teenager by Israeli settlers. Media reports say a series of violent clashes also took place in at least two neighborhoods of the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) on Friday. Tensions are still running high with Israeli [&hellip

Militants increase attacks in Tunisia

Militants increase attacks in Tunisia

Tunisian militants have carried out another roadside bombing in the southern part of the country, amid recent deadly attacks in the country, Press TV reports. Militant attacks left one civilian dead in the south of Tunisia on Wednesday, with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki vowing to deal with terrorist attacks, Press TV reported. “The high moral [&hellip