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World Health Organisation calls for e-cigarette ban

UN agency seeks curbs on indoor use, advertising, sales to minors

Senegal blocks aid flight, puts travel curbs

Regional humanitarian hub Senegal said on Friday it had blocked a regional UN aid plane from landing and was banning all further flights to and from countries affected by Ebola, potentially hampering

No reduction in Luis Suarez ban

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Luis Suarez on Thursday failed to win a reprieve from his four-month ban for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup, but got a green light to resume training.

Lagos registers 10 Ebola cases

Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos has 10 confirmed cases of Ebola, up from seven at the last count, and two patients have died, including the Liberian who brought the virus in, the health minister sa

Basketball turban ban likely to go

Trying to douse the hurt sentiments of Sikh and Muslim players, the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) is ready to review its rule which prevents cagers from wearing headgear for religious rea

Strong possibility of war crimes in Gaza: UN

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The UN's top human rights official has told diplomats that Israel's military and Hamas militants appear to have violated international humanitarian law and might have committed war crimes during their

UN asks Europe to take Syrian refugees

Europe must open its doors to more Syrian refugees, having welcomed only a “miniscule” number while Syria’s neighbours have reached “saturation point”, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said.

Schumacher documents stolen

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Documents relating to Michael Schumacher have been stolen, the Formula One star’s management said on Monday, with the thieves claiming them to be medical records about his coma from a devastating ski

Michael Schumacher's medical records stolen, offered for sale; probe underway

Stolen medical reports of Michael Schumacher have been offered for sale for several days. Photo: AFP/ File

Medical records purported to be those of Michael Schumacher have been offered for sale and officials are investigating the theft, his agent said, one week after the seven-times Formula One champion ca

UN body: India in dereliction of duty over rapes

A rape occurs every 22 minutes in India: Government figures

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.