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Cyclone Kenneth to hit Tanzania, as it recovers from damages of...

Tanzanian authorities have warned people in southern coastal regions of the potential arrival of a cyclone and asked them to move to safer grounds. Cyclone...

America

US anti-boycott laws punish responsible businesses : HRW

The United States uses anti-boycott laws to penalise businesses that refuse to do business with illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the Human...

Asia

Duterte threatens war over Canada if it doesn’t take back exported...

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threated Canada with war if the country doesn't take back the tons of trash it has shipped to Manila...

Australia

New Zealand’s urban freshwater is improving, but a major report reveals...

Regional councils monitor water quality in streams and rivers. Troy Baisden, CC BY-ND Troy Baisden, University of Waikato Environment Aotearoa 2019, a major report released today, provides...

Europe

Report on biodiversity to be released at meeting in Paris

France will host the global meeting of 132 governments where the Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, prepared by 50 leading international experts...

International

Heading to a region with malaria? Some simple steps to keep...

John Frean, University of the Witwatersrand Every death from malaria is a tragedy. But many infections can be prevented. This is particularly true for holidaymakers,...

India

Kerala builds apartment complex for homeless

In a first-of-its-kind project, Kerala has constructed an apartment complex for the homeless, into which about 170 of the 271 beneficiary families have moved...

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Heading to a region with malaria? Some simple steps to keep...

John Frean, University of the Witwatersrand Every death from malaria is a tragedy. But many infections can be prevented. This is particularly true for holidaymakers,...

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Mental health project covers 7000 inmates of Delhi prison

About 7000 inmates of the Tihar prison in Delhi has been given mental health counselling under 'Project Samarthan' in a year, officials said. The project,...

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