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Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

Oct 02, 2014

Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) The death toll from the world's worst ever Ebola outbreak reached 3,338 people out of 7,178 cases in West Africa as of Sept. 28
Thousands of children orphaned, rejected as Ebola wrecks families

Oct 01, 2014

Thousands of children orphaned, rejected as Ebola wrecks families

DAKAR/GENEVA (Reuters) Two days after his mother died of Ebola at a clinic in the Liberian capital Monrovia last month, fouryearold John was put
Global wildlife populations down by half since 1970  WWF

Sep 30, 2014

Global wildlife populations down by half since 1970 WWF

GENEVA (Reuters) The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52 percent between 1970 and 2010, far faster
Record number of migrant deaths at sea, in deserts this year  IOM

Sep 30, 2014

Record number of migrant deaths at sea, in deserts this year IOM

GENEVA (Reuters) A record 4,077 migrants have died already this year crossing deserts and seas worldwide, threequarters of them in perilous journeys
Latins, Europe unite at U.N. to back persecuted gays

Sep 28, 2014

Latins, Europe unite at U.N. to back persecuted gays

GENEVA (Reuters) Latin American and European countries united on Friday to push a resolution on ending violence against homosexuals through the
No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking

Sep 28, 2014

No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking

;unacceptable."U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters that an interim deal approved in Geneva last November under which Iran had halted higherlevel enrichment in
Iran and six powers make little progress in nuclear talks

Sep 27, 2014

Iran and six powers make little progress in nuclear talks

Geneva last November under which Iran had halted higherlevel enrichment in exchange for limited sanctions relief "has made the world safer
WHO sees smallscale use of experimental Ebola vaccines in January

Sep 27, 2014

WHO sees smallscale use of experimental Ebola vaccines in January

GENEVA (Reuters) The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday it expected to begin smallscale use of two experimental Ebola vaccines in West
1000s of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines to be available soon WHO

Sep 26, 2014

1000s of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines to be available soon WHO

effective in humans, said MariePaule Kieny, assistant directorgeneral at WHO, who spoke at a press conference in Geneva that was later shared by email
Wars, global instability lead to dramatic rise in refugee numbers UNHCR

Sep 26, 2014

Wars, global instability lead to dramatic rise in refugee numbers UNHCR

Geneva The number of asylumseekers in industrialised countries has risen by nearly a quarter, driven by wars in Syria and Iraq as well as instability