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China says will be friends with Sudan no matter what Reuters 01/07/2019

Chinese President Hu Jintao said that relations with Sudan would remain good no matter what changes may occur as the African nation prepares for its south to secede.

South Sudan president steers nation to independence Reuters 01/07/2019

Salva Kiir's reputation as the quiet man of Sudanese politics, with an eccentric taste in cowboy hats, masks a wily operator who is about to steer his impoverished region into full statehood on July 9.

Nuclear terrorism can cause another Fukushima, says expert Reuters 27/06/2019

Global action to protect the nuclear industry against possible terrorist attacks is urgently needed, a leading expert said, as are safety steps to prevent any repeat of Japan's Fukushima accident.

Afghan opium output hit by disease, but Myanmar's rises Reuters 27/06/2019

Global production of opium fell 38 percent in 2010 as plant disease hit crops in top producer Afghanistan, but output in number two producer Myanmar rose sharply, says the United Nations report.

Afghanistan is most dangerous country for women Reuters 20/06/2019

Violence, dismal healthcare and brutal poverty make Afghanistan the world's most dangerous country for women, with Congo a close second due to horrific levels of rape, a Thomson Reuters Foundation expert poll shows.

Food prices mean trouble for poor and politicians Reuters 20/06/2019

Just a few months ago Alpheus Molepo's daily lunch of "pap" or corn meal and meat cost 20 rand (2.04 pounds). Now it costs 25 rand.

The world's most dangerous countries for women Reuters 15/06/2019

Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan are the world's most dangerous countries for women due to a barrage of threats ranging from violence and rape to dismal healthcare and "honour killings," a Thomson Reuters Foundation expert poll shows.

After Japan, where's the next nuclear weak link? Reuters 13/06/2019

Imagine a country where corruption is rampant, infrastructure is very poor, or the quality of security is in question. Now what if that country built a nuclear power plant?

More vaccines for poor could save 6.4 million lives Reuters 13/06/2019

Millions of children's lives and billions of dollars could be saved if vaccines were more widely available in 72 of the world's poorest countries, according to a series of recent studies.

An end to AIDS? Reuters 06/06/2019

For his doctors, Timothy Ray Brown was a shot in the dark. An HIV-positive American who was cured by a unique type of bone marrow transplant, the man known as "the Berlin patient" has become an icon of what scientists hope could be the next phase of the AIDS pandemic: its end.

Suicides shed light on darker side of Dubai's glitz Reuters 06/06/2019

Indian labourer Athiraman Kannan kept to his routine in the hours before he jumped off the world's tallest building.

Destruction of world's biggest rainforests down 25 percent, says FAO Reuters 02/06/2019

The rate of destruction of the world's three largest forests fell 25 percent this decade compared with the previous one, but remains alarmingly high in some countries, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said.

East Libyans spend dwindling savings on bare basics Reuters 30/05/2019

Shoppers struggle under bags of food and boxes of water bottles in Benghazi's main market. Sellers of mobile SIM cards connecting worried families are thriving. Cars vie for parking in the busy streets nearby.

An evening with Ratko Mladic Reuters 30/05/2019

Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic was arrested in Serbia last week after 15 years on the run from international genocide charges. A journalist who covered the wars in Bosnia and Croatia as a Reuters correspondent remembers the evening he spent with Mladic, in 1993, when he got the chance to interview the former military leader.

Anti-Americanism rife in Pakistan army institution, says Wikileaks Reuters 25/05/2019

Officers received training biased against the United States at a prestigious Pakistan army institution, according to Wikileaks, underscoring concern that anti-Americanism in the country's powerful military is growing amid strains with Washington.

Afghanistan, West hope farming will crush Taliban, poppy lure Reuters 23/05/2019

Lush green fields hug a canal snaking through the dusty landscape of what was once Afghanistan's breadbasket, feeding off water from a newly restored dam aimed at tarnishing the lure for farmers to cultivate poppy and help the Taliban.

How many teens have "Internet addiction?" Reuters 23/05/2019

One in every 25 teens reported an "irresistible urge" to be on the Internet, tension when they weren't online, or said they had tried to quit or cut down on Internet time, according to a U.S. study.

Afghanistan, Vesten håper jordbruk vil knuse Taliban og valmuefristelser Reuters 23/05/2019

Frodige, grønne sletteområder klamrer seg til en kanal som snegler seg gjennom det støvete landskapet som en gang var Afghanistans matfat. Her får de vann fra en nylig restaurert demning som er ment å skulle dempe fristelsen blant bøndene til å dyrke opiumsvalmuer og hjelpe Taliban.

The Bin Laden kill plan Reuters 16/05/2019

A pivotal moment in the long, tortuous quest to find Osama bin Laden came years before U.S. spy agencies discovered his hermetic compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

U.S. woman documents homelessness in memoir Reuters 16/05/2019

Brianna Karp has had an unfortunate life - sexual abuse, date rape, an unhappy Internet love affair and homelessness.

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