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EU mulls implementation of its Russia sanctions

EU mulls implementation of its Russia sanctions

European Union ambassadors are set to discuss the implementation of new sanctions against Russia. Already announced, the sanctions were delayed in case the peace negotiations in eastern Ukraine bear fruit. Ambassadors from the 28 EU members convene in Brussels later on Wednesday to discuss the possible levying of a new package of sanctions against Russia. [&hellip

Bombing kills 45 top militants in Syria

Bombing kills 45 top militants in Syria

Up to 45 high-profile members of a foreign-backed militant group have been killed in a bombing attack in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib. Tuesday’s attack targeted a meeting of 50 members of Ahrar al-Sham in the town of Ram Hamdan, where the group’s leader, Hassan Aboud, was also killed. The militant group confirmed that [&hellip

‘Jack the Ripper identity discovered’

‘Jack the Ripper identity discovered’

An author and a scientist have claimed identifying ‘Jack the Ripper’ — the culprit in one of London’s darkest and most enduring mysteries. Author Russel Edwards and forensic scientist, Dr Jari Louhelainen analyzed a shawl said to have belonged to one of the serial killer’s victims, Catherine Eddowes. Louhelainen tested the article of clothing, using [&hellip

Iraq mass grave reveals 500 bodies

Iraq mass grave reveals 500 bodies

About 500 bodies have been discovered in a mass grave in Iraq as ISIL terrorists continue atrocities in the crisis-hit country. An official from the northern province of Mousl said on Tuesday that the grave was found in Hamidat district. The dead were said to be inmates from Mosul’s Badoosh prison who were summarily executed [&hellip

Egypt court jails Brotherhood figures

Egypt court jails Brotherhood figures

A court in Egypt has sentenced two Muslim Brotherhood figures to 20 years in prison on charges of attempting to kill two policemen. The court on Tuesday convicted Mohamed el-Beltagy, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, and senior cleric Safwat Hegazy of attempting to kill the policemen during demonstrations in downtown Cairo back in July 2013. The [&hellip

‘Liberia existence threatened by Ebola’

‘Liberia existence threatened by Ebola’

Liberia’s Defense Minister Brownie Samukai has told the United Nations that his country’s “existence” is threatened by the Ebola epidemic. “Liberia is facing a serious threat to its national existence,” he told the UN Security Council on Tuesday, adding that the deadly virus is “now spreading like wild fire, devouring everything in its path.” As [&hellip

Prediabetes may raise cancer risk

Prediabetes may raise cancer risk

Large study has revealed that Prediabetes could increase the risk of several types of cancer by 15 percent. A meta-analysis comprising 16 studies and almost 900,000 participants from different regions of the world also indicates that the risk measure depends on the type of cancer. The results were consistent across cancer endpoint, age, duration of [&hellip

Ten injured in Chilean bomb blast

Ten injured in Chilean bomb blast

Ten people have been injured as a bomb goes off near an underground train station in the Chilean capital of Santiago.  “At 1400 (1700 GMT) an explosive device was detonated in the center (mini-mall) by the metro station, and at the moment investigations are being carried out to determine the origin,” said head of police [&hellip

Rare illness sickens American children

Rare illness sickens American children

Hundreds of children have been sent to hospitals in the US after falling sick by a rare and serious respiratory illness, federal health officials said on Monday. The respiratory illnesses are likely caused by enterovirus D68, which has sickened children in Kansas City, Missouri, Chicago, Illinois and at least 10 more states, according to the [&hellip

First MH17 report due to be released

First MH17 report due to be released

Dutch safety experts are to release the first report into what brought down Malaysia flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, nearly two months after the deadly incident. The Dutch Safety Board (OVV), which was charged with leading the multinational probe of the plane’s disappearance, will release the report on Tuesday. The board said the preliminary findings [&hellip