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Cell transplant helps paralysed man walk with frame

Oct 21, 2014

Cell transplant helps paralysed man walk with frame

LONDON (Reuters) - A Bulgarian man who was paralysed from the chest down in a knife attack can now walk with the aid of a frame after receiving pioneering transplant treatment using cells from his nose. The technique, described as a breakthrough by a study in the journal Cell Transplantation, involved transplanting what are known as olfactory ensheathing cells into the patient's spinal cord and constructing a "nerve bridge" between two stumps of the damaged spinal column. #Politics #United States #India #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico
Indiana police charge suspect who may have killed for decades

Oct 21, 2014

Indiana police charge suspect who may have killed for decades

HAMMOND Ind. (Reuters) - A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving the bodies in abandoned houses in northwest Indiana may be a serial killer who has killed others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police said on Monday. #Business #facebook #Japan #Brazil #France #Russia #Mexico #opinion
South Sudan sexual violence "rampant," 2-year-old raped - U.N.

Oct 21, 2014

South Sudan sexual violence "rampant," 2-year-old raped - U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan's civil war have become so widespread that a two-year-old child was among the victims, the U.N. special representative on sexual violence in armed conflict said on Monday #India #Japan #Brazil #France #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Iran arrests suspects after acid attacks on women in Isfahan

Oct 21, 2014

Iran arrests suspects after acid attacks on women in Isfahan

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has arrested a number of people suspected of throwing acid at women deemed to be wearing Islamic headcovering improperly, authorities said on Monday, following a series of attacks in Isfahan that have caused widespread anger. Morteza Mir Bagheri, deputy interior minister for social affairs, said "three or four" suspects were held in connection with the incidents in Iran's third largest city, which have been condemned by religious clerics as well as ordinary people #Business #India #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Italy #Mexico #opinion
Bus accident in Bangladesh kills 32 and injures dozens

Oct 21, 2014

Bus accident in Bangladesh kills 32 and injures dozens

DHAKA (Reuters) - At least 32 people werekilled and dozens injured when two buses collided head-on in northwest Bangladesh on Monday, police said. The accident took place at Baraigram in Natore, 220 km (140 miles) from the capital Dhaka. The death toll could rise further as some of the injured are in a critical condition, police official Mohammad Manirul Islam told Reuters #Business #facebook #India #China #Brazil #Middle East #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
U.N. would offer humanitarian support in Syria safe zones -Amos

Oct 21, 2014

U.N. would offer humanitarian support in Syria safe zones -Amos

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United Nations would offer humanitarian assistance for proposed "safe zones" inside Syria even if they were created without a Security Council resolution, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official Valerie Amos said on Monday. An estimated 3 million people have fled Syria since 2011, when an uprising began against President Bashar al-Assad. About half of them are in neighbouring Turkey, which wants the zones to be set up in Syria close to the its border where civilians could be protected from the civil war #Politics #facebook #United States #India #Brazil #France #Middle East #Mexico #opinion
World must stop Ebola in West Africa or face 'pandemic' - Cuba's Castro

Oct 21, 2014

World must stop Ebola in West Africa or face 'pandemic' - Cuba's Castro

HAVANA (Reuters) - The world must confront Ebola in West Africa to prevent what could become one of the worst pandemics in human history, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Monday. "I am convinced that if this threat is not stopped in West Africa with an immediate international response ... #Business #facebook #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #Mexico
U.S. Ebola response chief seeks to reverse mistakes, step up response

Oct 21, 2014

U.S. Ebola response chief seeks to reverse mistakes, step up response

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain faces a long to-do list when he begins his new role:soothe Americans' jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis that the White House had lost #United States #India #Brazil #France #Middle East #Russia #Health #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #President #Mexico
Ebola fear ends for dozens on U.S. watch lists

Oct 21, 2014

Ebola fear ends for dozens on U.S. watch lists

DALLAS (Reuters) - Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended on Monday for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the United States, but more than 260 others were still being monitored for symptoms as the U.S. #United States #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Texas #Virus #opinion
Saudi inmate to stay at Guantanamo, another cleared for transfer

Oct 21, 2014

Saudi inmate to stay at Guantanamo, another cleared for transfer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Saudi inmate with links to al Qaeda will remain at the Guantanamo Bay prison and a second Saudi man has been cleared for transfer home, a U.S. national security panel said on Monday. #Business #facebook #India #China #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Middle East #markets #Argentina #opinion