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UN health agency identifies 5-year-old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in ne...

UN health agency identifies 5-year-old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda

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Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:00 2019-06-13

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Orga...
23:12 2019-06-11

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World Health Organisation says....
22:24 2019-06-11

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The fi...
11:12 2019-06-13

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
08:48 2019-06-14

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
17:48 2019-06-12

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health...
15:24 2019-05-21

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda: health ministry official A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
10:12 2019-06-13

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday,...
14:12 2019-06-12

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is fi...
01:36 2019-06-13

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
07:12 2019-06-12

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency....
21:24 2019-07-16

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
19:12 2019-05-21

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the respo...
21:12 2019-05-28

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, foll...
15:24 2019-05-21

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, the top World Health Organization (WHO) expert told R...
20:36 2019-06-13

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where authorities said a 5-year-old boy tested positive for th...
09:00 2019-06-12

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts fear that there could be more undetected cases....
20:12 2019-06-12

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
15:48 2019-06-13

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring ...
02:00 2019-06-13

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the viru...
17:00 2019-06-12

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
01:12 2019-06-14

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the dise...
20:36 2019-06-13

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
17:48 2019-06-12

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first...
11:48 2019-06-13

The Latest: More dead in family that brought Ebola to Uganda BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Congolese Health Ministry says another child has died of Ebola, bringing the death toll to t...
00:48 2019-06-14

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
05:00 2019-06-14

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cros...
13:36 2019-06-13

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people remain in intensive care, a heal...
11:36 2019-06-13

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed nearly 1,400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
17:48 2019-06-12

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said....
08:36 2019-07-11

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
19:12 2019-06-12

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
16:24 2019-06-10

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
17:00 2019-06-12

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of ...
10:36 2019-06-19

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the hig...
20:48 2019-06-12

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
21:00 2019-06-12

As Ebola Continues to Spread In Congo, Uganda Watches Nervously An ongoing Ebola outbreak has already caused 1,400 deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo–and across the border, Ugandan authorities are bracing for their own possible outbreak of the deadly...
19:12 2019-06-20

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside th...
14:48 2019-06-12

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
18:36 2019-06-12

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
22:48 2019-06-13

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
13:12 2019-06-18

Uganda clears experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tues...
11:12 2019-06-18

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan health officials say that a sick woman does not have Ebola. The country’s Rapid Surveillance team issued a statement Monday saying that a patient isolated at Kericho...
18:36 2019-06-17

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health offici...
01:36 2019-06-12

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democrat...
08:48 2019-06-14

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is s...
07:36 2019-06-13

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reut...
10:12 2019-06-13

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
19:36 2019-06-05

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
18:48 2019-06-18

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in neighboring Uganda confirmed as of today. Tragically, ...
17:48 2019-06-12

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry ha...
17:36 2019-07-15

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of th...
18:24 2019-07-15

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
19:12 2019-05-21

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said ...
18:24 2019-07-15

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, a young adult who lives in Stark County, had recent...
00:24 2019-07-13

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan bo...
23:12 2019-07-14

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the ...
00:00 2019-07-15

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable regi...
16:48 2019-06-04

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola patients, Congo's health ministry said in a stateme...
07:01 2019-07-15

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly a...
00:48 2019-07-16

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the ...
08:48 2019-07-15

Georgia man confirmed dead in Dominican Republic only the latest case in string of American fatalities there The State Department on Sunday confirmed another American fatality in the Dominican Republic, a tourist who died of "respiratory illness" in March -- and who is the 11th American to die in the Caribbe...
19:36 2019-07-15

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry ...
22:00 2019-06-20

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and faci...
11:36 2019-06-07

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on lo...
15:24 2019-05-21

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 203...
13:12 2019-05-23

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guid...
01:01 2019-05-23

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has pu...
18:36 2019-05-24

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
19:12 2019-05-21

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
19:00 2019-05-23

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormou...
21:36 2019-05-29

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to ne...
17:36 2019-05-21

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic...
19:00 2019-06-18

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions with the University of California....
22:00 2019-06-05

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign ...
15:24 2019-05-21

The Latest: Agency investigating case of baby cut from womb CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the strangling death of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The agency that licenses and inspects health care facilities in Illi...
23:36 2019-05-21

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World He...
15:24 2019-05-21

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to.....
11:12 2019-06-11

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
14:33 2019-05-21

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Afr...
14:33 2019-05-21

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being haile...
21:24 2019-05-30

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Again Over Land Grabbing Case Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Congress president Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra to appear before the agency on Tuesday, in connection with a land grabbing case....
01:36 2019-06-03

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
01:36 2019-06-03

Robert Vadra Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency In Money-Laundering Case Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday skipped scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with money laundering case linked to purchase.....
17:24 2019-05-31

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
13:24 2019-06-10

Probe Agency Summons Main Suspect Mansoor Khan In IMA Jewels Case The ED has summoned Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the owner of IMA Jewels, for questioning in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged ponzi scam perpetrated by his group that is said to.....
06:00 2019-06-21

Probe Agency Summons Ex-Mayor's Wife, Minister's Daughter In Narada Case The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to four persons, including Ratna Chatterjee, wife of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Shreya Pandey, daughter of state Consumer Affairs minister...
17:36 2019-06-01

Probe Agency Files Money Laundering Case In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Fraud The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case of money laundering in an alleged ponzi scheme in Karnataka, involving the IMA Jewels, which left thousands of gullible investors in the lurch, officials.....
17:12 2019-06-14

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
14:33 2019-05-21

Texas lawyers argue for end of ObamaCare in case that could decide fate of health plan One of the nation’s most conservative federal appeals courts heard opening arguments on Tuesday in a case that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act and seemed destined to make its way...
00:24 2019-07-10

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-...
22:36 2019-05-22

Congolese warlord convicted of war crimes A Congolese general and rebel leader known as "the Terminator" was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court on Monday....
20:36 2019-07-15

ICC convicts Congolese rebel leader known as 'The Terminator' with war crimes The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as "The Terminator" of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery fo...
14:24 2019-07-08

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president e...
02:36 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-Congolese army fires in the air during protest near Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness said....
14:48 2019-07-08

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave voices are speaking out in the hopes of drawing aware...
17:24 2019-07-01

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's uni...
21:48 2019-06-27

Woman identifies herself as alleged R. Kelly victim CHICAGO (AP) — A woman has come forward to say publicly that 11 new sex-related felony counts against R. Kelly stem from allegations she made about the R&B singer. Jerhonda Pace writes on her Facebook...
23:24 2019-05-31

TPD identifies man struck, killed by vehicle in midtown TUCSON – The man killed in Monday night’s fatal pedestrian-involved collision was identified Tuesday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, 37-year-old Brennan Thomas was crossi...
01:00 2019-06-19

U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a...
10:00 2019-07-15

McLaren F1 team identifies cause of Norris's Canadian GP breakage The McLaren Formula 1 team has now confirmed that overheating brakes set in motion a chain of events that led to Lando Norris's unusual Canadian Grand Prix suspension breakage...
20:12 2019-06-18

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, while engaged in combat operations....
20:48 2019-06-27

Argentina rights organization identifies son of disappeared dissidents Argentine human rights group Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo divulged the identity on Thursday of the son of a couple disappeared during the nation's brutal 1976 to 1983 military dictatorship....
22:12 2019-06-13

TPD identifies homicide victim found dead in vehicle TUCSON – A homicide investigation has been launched in reference to the man who was found dead in a vehicle on Tucson’s south side Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department...
06:12 2019-07-06

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
00:36 2019-06-28

West Point identifies cadet killed in rollover crash The U.S. Military Academy released the name of the cadet, who was from New Jersey, killed in Thursday's vehicle rollover.        ...
00:36 2019-06-08

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Mon...
23:01 2019-06-27

| Real Madrid signing Rodrygo identifies with Neymar, Robinho Real Madrid's new signing Rodrygo has said he models his game on Neymar and Robinho as he became the latest arrival unveiled at the Santiago Bernabeu....
21:48 2019-06-18

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 ...
09:00 2019-06-12

DNA testing identifies victim of 9/11 attacks at New York's World Trade Center Nearly 18 years after the Set. 11, 2001, attacks in New York City, authorities have identified another person whose remains were found near a Manhattan skyscraper....
15:48 2019-06-11

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War that North Korea handed over last year, even as the P...
03:12 2019-05-29

TPD identifies victim of south side shooting incident that ended in rollover crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the person who was found dead in connection to the investigation of a shooting and rollover crash that occurred Wednesday on the south side. Accordin...
16:48 2019-06-14

Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous. The post Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in rep...
11:48 2019-06-13

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed dat...
00:24 2019-06-15

2 health organizations sue to stop new federal health rules NEW YORK (AP) — Two health organizations have sued the federal government to stop a new policy creating obstacles for women seeking abortions. The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Associ...
22:48 2019-06-11

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it i...
15:24 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmen...
21:12 2019-07-01

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how i...
14:33 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immed...
22:36 2019-06-06

At least 5 dead, others missing after mudslides in Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Uganda Red Cross says at least five people have died in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in the east. Several others are said to be missing. The group said Wednesday that ...
14:24 2019-06-05

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a bid to force Uganda to speed up investigations....
19:12 2019-05-24

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the country's burgeoning tourism industry....
17:36 2019-07-12

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea fac...
01:00 2019-06-23

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango ...
00:00 2019-07-06

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
21:12 2019-06-03

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.25pm BST 67 min: Onyango goes down and asks for tre...
22:36 2019-06-30

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
16:36 2019-06-14

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician ...
15:01 2019-05-21

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
19:36 2019-05-25

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have been jailed for sexual offences against girls and wome...
15:48 2019-06-13

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
15:01 2019-05-21

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - live! Minute-by-minute coverage of the Group A game in CairoTrézéguet goal gets Egypt up and runningAny thoughts? You can email Paul | Tweet @Paul_Doyle 2.56pm BST While the teams limber up, you might like ...
16:24 2019-06-22

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, police say....
19:48 2019-06-27

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the last 16."...
13:12 2019-07-07

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
18:00 2019-06-23

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesday....
19:48 2019-06-05

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The justices’ action Monday keeps the high-pro...
16:48 2019-06-17

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
15:36 2019-06-12

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the De...
19:00 2019-06-22

Desabre leaves post as Uganda coach by mutual consent Sebastien Desabre leaves his post as Uganda coach by mutual consent after the team's Africa Cup of Nations exit, the country's football federation announces....
17:36 2019-07-07

Hasselblad X1D II 50C confirmed Following a fake leak and a teaser campaign that showed off a few curves and details, Hasselblad has confirmed the Hasselblad X1D II 50C.The X1D II 50C is a medium format mirrorless camera with a 50MP...
15:24 2019-06-19

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixir is just industrial bleach, according to a report....
08:36 2019-05-23

England make winning start to Netball World Cup with victory over Uganda Sixteen months after their dramatic win over Australia sent the profile of English netball soaring to new heights, Tracey Neville's squad made a winning start to their World Cup campaign at a packed L...
01:00 2019-07-13

Lawsuit: U.S. woman posed as a doctor at clinic in Uganda where children died A U.S. woman has been accused of running an unlicensed medical clinic in Uganda where she allegedly posed as a doctor, leading to the deaths of hundreds of children, a lawsuit by a Ugandan advocacy gr...
19:36 2019-06-27

EF1 Tornado confirmed outside Baltimore The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down near Columbia, Maryland on Thursday. It came as severe storms rumbled through the Baltimore area, toppling trees, causing power o...
12:00 2019-05-24

Google just confirmed what the Pixel 4 will look like In a very unexpected and rather shocking turn of events, Google has embraced its reputation for premature leaks and officially confirmed the design of the upcoming Pixel 4 series.The square camera mod...
23:00 2019-06-12

My DNA test confirmed it: I’m not a morning person There's a coded judgment that people who do well in the mornings hold against those of us who do not. "You're just not a morning person," they say, the words dripping with the implication th...
14:36 2019-06-21

Perth confirmed as host for Fed Cup final "Perth has been named host city for this year\u0027s Fed Cup final between Australia and France, which will be held from November 9-10 at the RAC Arena."...
14:48 2019-06-17

New Lexus LC Convertible confirmed for production News 5 Jul, 2019 Prototype of the upcoming Lexus LC Convertible revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with production starting "in the near future"...
17:24 2019-07-05

BMW CEO Harald Kruger to step down: confirmed Kruger's four-year tenure will come to an end in July, throwing uncertainty into the mix in a difficult period for the firm BMW’s chief executive officer Harald Krüger has announced he will not seek a...
16:12 2019-07-05

Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM finally confirmed Canon already showed its RF lens hand back in February when it revealed that it had six new lenses under development, and the first of these, the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM arrived just recently. Now, it&apos...
05:00 2019-07-09

BT and KCOM confirmed as broadband USO providers Ofcom has confirmed that BT and KCOM will deliver the Universal Service Obligation (USO), allowing anyone in the UK to demand to request a minimum standard of broadband connection.The regulator propos...
12:12 2019-06-07

Tornado confirmed in eastern Pennsylvania The National Weather Service says a tornado has been confirmed in eastern Pennsylvania. Damaged homes are reported in Berks and Chester counties but there were no immediate reports of injuries. (May 2...
11:36 2019-05-29

| SA squad confirmed for FINA World Championships The South African aquatics team will begin their preparations for the Olympic Games next year when they compete at the 18th FINA World Championships....
22:00 2019-07-06

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
16:24 2019-06-10

Robert Pattinson confirmed to star as next Batman The 33-year-old actor will become the second-youngest actor to ever play the superhero after Christian Bale, who was 31 when 'Batman Begins' was released....
01:24 2019-06-01

Fujifilm Instax mini LiPlay confirmed It's been clear that Fujifilm's Instax line would soon be getting a new member, as Fujifilm has been teasing us about it for the past couple of weeks. But only now do we know for sure what i...
21:24 2019-06-12

Lotus Evija name confirmed for new electric hypercar News 3 Jul, 2019 The Lotus Evija nameplate will be worn by the Type 130 hypercar when we're given a sneak peek at Goodwood Festival of Speed...
02:01 2019-07-04

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
20:12 2019-06-03

Honor 9X Pro Shows up on Vmall, Kirin 810 SoC Confirmed Ahead of its official launch, Honor 9X series is up for reservations on Huawei's e-commerce marketplace Vmall. The listing has revealed the official renders of the Honor 9X Pro as well as the......
12:00 2019-07-16

Volkswagen ID 3 confirmed as fastest-charging EV hatchback Renault Zoe rival's lithium-ion batteries given a 100,000-mile warranty Volkswagen has revealed charging and battery details of its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, ahead of production getting under...
16:12 2019-06-17

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Merco...
00:24 2019-07-04

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people last summer -- Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has...
14:48 2019-06-03

God of War 2 PS5 Game Confirmed, more or less, by Sony PlayStation job ad for PS4 sequel There are new vacancies at Sony Santa Monica that basically confirm a sequel to the PS4 exclusive is in the works. There's also a bonus tease on Twitter, if you've been attentive enough....
22:48 2019-06-23

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are be...
16:00 2019-05-28

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a long time, the effects of smoking can be devastatin...
20:00 2019-07-05

Need A Refund Against Confirmed IRCTC Ticket? Here's How To Apply Online IRCTC train ticket booking: The request for a refund can be made online through the IRCTC's booking portal or through it mobile app before the preparation of chart, according to the Railways arm. Such...
18:36 2019-05-28

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
21:24 2019-06-09

Barcelona vs Arsenal pre-season friendly confirmed at Camp Nou Arsenal will complete their pre-season campaign with a friendly against LaLiga champions Barcelona in the Joan Gamper Trophy at Camp Nou on August 4....
13:00 2019-06-21

New Honda e: side cameras confirmed for electric city car BMW i3 rival will feature cameras instead of wing mirrors as standard; reservations open with £800 deposit Honda has confirmed that its new electric city car, the Honda e, will feature side cameras i...
19:48 2019-05-28

Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e, Mi CC9 Meitu Custom Edition Confirmed The latest teasers confirm that there will be three variants of the Mi CC9 phones, will come with dark blue colour option, and a white glossy colour option as well....
11:12 2019-06-28

Electric Jaguar XJ confirmed, to be built at Castle Bromwich Autocar's image of how the upcoming XJ might look Long-rumoured electric XJ confirmed for 2020, as JLR plots expanded electrified vehicle production in the UK Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed its ne...
10:24 2019-07-05

When is Amazon Prime Day 2019? This leak could have confirmed the date Amazon Prime Day 2019 is fast approaching - but when is it going to be? Well, some sleuthing from our sister site Real Homes may have uncovered the date, with a PR for vacuum firm Tineco seemingly &ap...
20:24 2019-06-06

Baldur's Gate 3 Confirmed From The Makers Of Divinity: Original Sin 2 After teasing it last week, the makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2 today confirmed the biggest pre-E3 bombshell yet: Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming....
21:36 2019-06-06

Official: Aston Martin Valhalla confirmed as next Bond car The Aston Martin Valhalla Upcoming mid-engined supercar will star in the 25th Bond movie alongside two iconic Aston Martin classics Aston Martin has officially confirmed that the Valhalla hypercar ...
21:00 2019-06-20

OnePlus 5 and 5T confirmed to receive Android Q updates this year OnePlus has made an important announcement yesterday concerning some its slightly older flagships, the OnePlus 5/5T and OnePlus 6/6T. Apparently, many of the unique features that have been included in...
12:01 2019-05-25

Murray and Serena confirmed as mixed doubles team "Andy Murray\u0027s team have confirmed the eagerly-awaited news that the British two-time Wimbledon champion will partner Serena Williams in the mixed doubles."...
22:12 2019-07-02

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine ...
08:00 2019-07-04

New Mazda 3: spec confirmed for 178bhp Skyactiv-X engine Fourth-generation Mazda 3 on sale now in UK from £20,595; innovative compression ignition engine due later this year Mazda has confirmed the power and fuel economy details of the innovative Skyactiv-...
14:36 2019-06-05

The Latest: China confirmed as 2023 Asian Cup host PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women’s World Cup (all times local): 11:15 a.m. China will host the 2023 Asian Cup, though in which months is unclear. Asian Football ...
11:24 2019-06-04

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to Arizona Department of Health Services. In response to the outbreak, the department recently l...
22:36 2019-06-04

New Chevrolet Corvette: Stingray name confirmed for reinvented icon First official images of the new Corvette show a prototype in its now-familiar camouflage Mid-engined Porsche 911 rival will be fully revealed on 18 July, bearing the badge of the pivotal second-gen...
16:48 2019-07-16

Huawei just confirmed some info about its mobile OS, but it would rather use Android on phones We’ve been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based operating system for a few weeks now, ever since Trump’s ban came into effect. We’ve even seen the Chinese company ...
23:36 2019-07-12

McConnell challenger says she would have confirmed Kavanaugh, quickly backtracks  A Democrat who is hoping to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat said Wednesday that she would have likely voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ...
08:48 2019-07-11

'Darksiders Genesis' confirmed for Google Stadia, consoles and PC THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate have announced the latest entry in the Darksiders series following 2018's Darksiders III -- and it's one of the first games confirmed for Google's Stadi...
16:36 2019-06-06

Brand new Pixel 4 leak features the same design that Google confirmed Responding to a series of recent leaks that claimed the Pixel 4 would have a square-shaped dual-lens rear camera module, Google shocked fans last week by actually releasing a render of the Pixel 4&rsq...
10:36 2019-06-18

| CONFIRMED: Premier League announce 2019/20 fixture list The Premier League have announced the full fixture list for the upcoming 2019/2020 season as champions Man City and Liverpool look set to battle for the title....
15:48 2019-06-13

New Skoda Superb facelift: Scout model confirmed for 2019 News 20 May, 2019 Fresh teaser video confirms that Skoda’s latest flagship Superb range will feature a rugged Scout estate variant for the first time...
15:36 2019-05-21

Two bodies confirmed as South Koreans in Hungary boat sinking Two bodies retrieved from the Danube River were identified as South Koreans missing in last week's deadly sinking of a sightseeing boat in Hungary, Seoul's foreign ministry said Tuesday....
13:12 2019-06-04

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global allianc...
15:36 2019-07-12

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are be...
00:12 2019-05-28

Google’s Stadia has 31 confirmed games, including Baldur’s Gate III Google Stadia's launch library looks a lot like every struggling console ever. The company is making deals to flesh out its offerings, though.Read More...
20:12 2019-06-06

Marathon swimmer who vanished in Hudson confirmed dead by his family The marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race in the Hudson River has been confirmed dead by his family, according to organizers. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, of Chapel Hill, North Car...
16:24 2019-06-17

Switzerland’s Florijana Ismaili confirmed dead in swimming accident • Ismaili, 24, went missing on Saturday at Lake Como• Fifa president Gianni Infantino pays tribute to playerThe body of Florijana Ismaili was recovered in Lake Como on Tuesday, three days after the Sw...
14:00 2019-07-03

‘Indian Houdini’ confirmed dead in botched escape stunt The Indian magician who was shackled and lowered into a river — to recreate a famed Harry Houdini escape stunt — died in the botched attempt, according to a report. The body of Chanchal La...
17:36 2019-06-19

Tutankhamun’s Scarab Brooch Confirmed as Born From a Direct Comet Hit The impact of an ancient comet that had come hurtling through the cosmos created a component which was subsequently used as the centerpiece of King Tut’s brooch. But there has been debate as to how ex...
22:36 2019-05-21

Aston Martin role in new James Bond film confirmed News 6 Jun, 2019 Amateur footage of a classic Aston Martin V8 Vantage has appeared on social media, confirming the car’s appearance in the new Bond film...
14:36 2019-06-06

Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; at least 2 deaths confirmed: reports Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a fierce tornado struck in El Reno, Okla., on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports....
12:12 2019-05-26

Swiss women's international confirmed dead in swimming accident Switzerland women's international Florijana Ismaili has been confirmed dead following a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, the Swiss football federation said on Tuesday....
03:24 2019-07-03

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release Date Confirmed for PS4 with Sephiroth Key Art Square Enix has finally revealed the Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release Date along with some brand new key art for the game’s infamous villain, Sephiroth....
17:36 2019-06-10

Body found in home confirmed to be missing Mouseketeer Dennis Day A body found at the Oregon home of an original member of Disney’s “The Mickey Mouse Club” has been confirmed to be former Mouseketeer Dennis Day, state police and relatives said. Day, 76, who was amon...
16:12 2019-06-07

China confirmed as source of illegal ozone-destroying chemicals Researchers have been puzzled by rising levels of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), but a new study suggests the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Hebei are the source...
23:36 2019-05-22

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the...
06:00 2019-06-19

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Mic...
16:00 2019-06-06

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
06:24 2019-06-05

Sigma FP: super-small, full-frame mirrorless camera is confirmed Sigma had previously mentioned that it had a full-frame camera in the works, and now all has been revealed.The Sigma FP measures just 45.3 x 112.6 x 69.9mm and weighs just 370g without a lens, which m...
11:48 2019-07-11

Aston Martin trio confirmed for roles in new James Bond film News 20 Jun, 2019 A trio of Aston Martin's, including the new Valhalla hypercar, will feature in the upcoming unnamed James Bond film...
21:36 2019-06-20

Forget Pokemon Sword and Shield, two more amazing RPGs have just been confirmed for Switch Bandai Namco has announced it will be bringing two much-loved RPGs to Nintendo Switch and PC later this year, ahead of Pokemon 's mainline Switch debut. Here's what you need to know....
01:00 2019-07-09

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 26 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 26th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship. P...
12:48 2019-06-28

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 24 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say four more victims from the tour boat that sank two weeks ago after colliding on the Danube River with a cruise ship have been identified, raising the deat...
17:24 2019-06-12

Sightseeing boat sinks in Budapest's Danube River; at least 7 confirmed dead Seven people were confirmed dead and 21 remained missing early Thursday after a sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean passengers and two crew members collided with another vessel and sank in the D...
08:00 2019-05-30

Anthony Joshua-Andy Ruiz Jr rematch confirmed for November or December Ruiz Jr shocked Joshua with seventh-round stoppageVenue to be confirmed for heavyweight title fightAnthony Joshua will get the chance to win back his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles in a rematch w...
00:00 2019-06-05

Swimmer who went missing during seven-day, 120-mile Hudson River race confirmed dead Charles van der Horst, a 67-year-old from North Carolina, was last seen going under water during New York Open Water’s 8 Bridges Open Water Swim.        ...
23:48 2019-06-16

Halo Infinite confirmed as a Microsoft Project Scarlett launch game At Microsoft's E3 2019 keynote today, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer announced that Halo Infinite is going to be a launch game for the company's next-gen console, codenamed Project Scarlett. E...
01:36 2019-06-10

Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro India Launch Date Confirmed Ducati Motorcycle India will launch its flagship ADV, the Multistrada 1260 Enduro in India on July 9, 2019. It is basically a more hard-core version of the Multistrada 1260 and is fitted with focussed...
18:36 2019-06-27

Final Fantasy 8 Remaster PS4 release confirmed to have one important PlayStation feature Final Fantasy VIII fans will all tell you one thing: music is one of the most important things in the game. Good news, then, as Square Enix confirms the remaster will get the best version of the OST....
10:24 2019-06-18

Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 CONFIRMED: E3 Nintendo Switch Trailer Revealed Nintendo announced that one fo the most critically acclaimed games of all time - Zelda: Breath of the Wild - is getting a sequel. Here's what you need to know....
23:00 2019-06-11

Mortal Kombat 11 Characters News: DLC reveal confirmed for this week by Ed Boon Shang Tsung may get some company this week as NetherRealm Studio announces it will announce more DLC news for Mortal Kombat 11. Here's what you need to know...
20:00 2019-05-28

Galaxy Note 10+ design and specs confirmed in leaked Samsung documentation Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 10 series on August 7th in New York, but as was the case with previous Galaxy S and Note releases, the handset won’t be a secret when it launches next month. ...
19:24 2019-07-11

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC Characters: Ash Williams, Joker and Terminator confirmed for MK11? Another update, another leak - and this one seems to cement previous rumours we've heard about Mortal Kombat 11's downloadable content guest characters. Here's what you need to know....
02:48 2019-07-07

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
17:48 2019-06-04

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
18:00 2019-06-06

Ebola is back – can it be contained? - podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his recent visit to the DRC and Sarah Boseley discusse...
20:24 2019-06-27

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
23:24 2019-06-13

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s...
03:12 2019-05-24

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved c...
17:48 2019-06-18

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday....
03:48 2019-06-12

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week ...
19:48 2019-06-14

PS4 Monster Hunter World Iceborne Beta Release Date confirmed as PS Plus Exclusive Capcom has revealed when players will be able to get hands-on with the upcoming beta for Monster Hunter Iceborne - and it's good news for players with a PlayStation Plus membership....
06:24 2019-06-19

Sable release date window confirmed: PC and console indie hit will launch in 2020 One of the most beautiful-looking games we've seen for a while is set to launch next year, courtesy of Raw Fury and Microsoft. Here's what you need to know....
20:00 2019-05-28

Body found in Oregon home confirmed as original Mouseketeer Dennis Day, police say Police confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that a body found in April at an Oregon home is that of Dennis Day -- an original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer -- who has been missing since July 2018. ...
04:12 2019-06-07

Remains confirmed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Forensic scientists confirmed Monday that the remains found are Maleah Davis, who was reported missing more than three weeks ago.        ...
19:00 2019-06-03

Man City star Leroy Sane a confirmed transfer target for Bayern Munich Bayern Munich want to sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane as the Bundesliga giants seek to rebuild their attack this summer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed....
23:12 2019-05-24

100 years ago, a total solar eclipse experiment confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity One hundred years ago today, in the wake of the first World War, a British astronomer watched a solar eclipse for signs that a German physicist may have been right about warps in the universe....
15:48 2019-05-30

Cyberpunk 2077’s April 2020 release date confirmed by, uh, Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves as a character in Cyberpunk 2077 [credit: CD Projekt Red ] LOS ANGELES—After ...
02:00 2019-06-10

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes Confirmed: How to unlock Gunner Today, June 18 The Division 2 Title Update 4 Patch Notes have now been shared along with more details on how to unlock the Gunner Specialization. Here's everything you need to know....
16:24 2019-06-18

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbr...
17:24 2019-06-18

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking about all the rumors she’s heard. “In t...
21:12 2019-06-20

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief ...
18:24 2019-07-15

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into Uganda this week — should be declared a global emer...
15:12 2019-06-14

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
14:39 2019-05-21

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected ...
21:48 2019-06-03

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in...
20:48 2019-06-20

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
15:36 2019-05-21

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the out...
01:48 2019-07-16

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said a...
14:36 2019-06-14

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), amplifying the effects of a highly c...
20:36 2019-07-10

Battlefield V 2019 Roadmap Confirmed: Pacific Theater, New Maps Revealed - E3 EA Play NEWS Electronic Arts has today announced the roadmap of Battlefield V content updates for 2019. This includes content for Chapters 4 and 5. Here's everything you need to know....
01:36 2019-06-09

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, two journalists confirmed dead A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, ...
06:48 2019-07-13

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC leak: Steam Release confirmed by Rockstar website source code? Rockstar could have inadvertently confirmed the release of a PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC via an update to the official Social Club app. Here's what you need to know....
17:00 2019-07-04

Rainbow Six Quarantine Beta Confirmed: Latest Release Date Gameplay News for PS4, Xbox, PC UBISOFT'S latest Tom Clancy game, Rainbow Six Quarantine, has confirmed a beta sign-up on the official website for "a chance to play Rainbow Six Quarantine early"....
13:12 2019-06-20

Amazon Prime Premier League fixtures confirmed: Man Utd vs Tottenham headlines December schedule Amazon Prime have confirmed which 2019-20 Premier League fixtures they will be broadcasting in December, with their two rounds of matches headlined by the Merseyside derby and a heavyweight clash betw...
17:00 2019-06-13

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
19:12 2019-05-22

The Latest: UN committee meets Friday on Ebola emergency KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The World Health Organization says an expert committee will meet on Friday in Geneva to discuss whether to...
17:24 2019-06-12

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is president and CEO of International Rescue CommitteeIt is a...
18:01 2019-07-15

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epi...
17:00 2019-06-13

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed dozens of people in Asia....
04:48 2019-05-30

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities hav...
15:12 2019-07-16

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer," warns the World Health Organization. It's called an appraisal meeting in Geneva while urging ...
01:12 2019-07-16

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
17:48 2019-06-12

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has te...
15:12 2019-06-19

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been all...
08:36 2019-05-22

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
23:12 2019-06-11

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
13:12 2019-05-30

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, speci...
09:36 2019-06-17

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
23:48 2019-05-23

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency - statement A World Health Organisation (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not...
20:12 2019-06-14

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organiza...
08:48 2019-06-15

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it ...
01:24 2019-06-14

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
00:12 2019-06-15

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid ...
18:00 2019-06-18

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda...
21:48 2019-06-11

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epi...
02:00 2019-06-13

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has k...
00:48 2019-06-13

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
21:36 2019-06-14

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 Confirmed: New game info released in Kotaku CoD 2020 report Kotaku reporter Jason Schreier has seemingly rubber stamped the release of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 in the sites recent expose on the trouble surrounding...
17:36 2019-05-21

Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage. The post Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely to...
15:12 2019-05-26

E3 2019 Ubisoft: Watch Dogs Legion confirmed, Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell, Orpheus UPDATES UBISOFT should be kicking off its live stream with some incredible games - both ones we know about and some big surprises - here's what we know so far....
23:01 2019-06-10

Why Fans Thinks Taylor Swift Just Confirmed Those Rumors About Justin Bieber Cheating on Selena Gomez There's some bad blood between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun. Over the weekend, the 10-time Grammy winner took to Tumblr to weigh in on Braun's company Ithaca Holdings LLC......
21:00 2019-07-01

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refug...
01:00 2019-07-06

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
08:24 2019-05-22

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
22:12 2019-07-15

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organiz...
22:48 2019-05-30

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbre...
23:12 2019-07-15

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks,...
21:00 2019-06-18

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
14:48 2019-05-21

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 12 (Reuters) - C ongo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the populatio...
16:12 2019-07-12

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier t...
19:12 2019-06-15

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:24 2019-06-18

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet – and her love of Sussex A-roadsBefore I meet Jul...
16:12 2019-05-21

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
15:01 2019-05-21

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of the world's second worst recorded outbreak of the ...
13:48 2019-07-04

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on rec...
15:24 2019-07-11

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “t...
15:24 2019-05-21

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO...
18:24 2019-07-15

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newl...
19:48 2019-05-23

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up cal...
15:12 2019-07-09

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 ...
14:36 2019-05-24

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, the army said....
18:12 2019-05-30

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
14:48 2019-06-15

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help....
04:36 2019-06-28

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports....
22:24 2019-06-04

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the...
15:12 2019-05-21

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite evidence of “several” massacres in the affected a...
19:00 2019-06-28

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has kille...
12:36 2019-05-23

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
21:36 2019-06-18

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding...
18:48 2019-07-15

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, th...
18:00 2019-07-16

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and i...
15:24 2019-05-21

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles ...
12:00 2019-07-12

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
20:00 2019-06-20

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
22:24 2019-06-04

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condem...
23:36 2019-05-23

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat s...
19:48 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heati...
22:48 2019-06-28

MLB free agency will never be like NBA’s bonanza CLEVELAND — Baseball players envy the buzz that accompanies NBA free agency, but they sure as heck don’t want the conditions that create that setup. In the wake of a Hot Stove League that generally ra...
14:24 2019-07-10

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will...
22:12 2019-06-17

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Lib...
19:12 2019-05-21

Huawei P30 Pro Android Q update 'confirmed' by Huawei - but is it really? Huawei has told TechRadar that it is planning future software upgrades for 16 of its current devices - which would include the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro Android Q update many are already clamoring for.A ...
15:00 2019-06-20

| UK spy agency decrypts some secrets with new exhibition Historic gadgets used by British spies will be revealed for the first time later this week, as one of the country's intelligence agencies steps out the shadows to mark its centenary -- and to educate ...
12:12 2019-07-10

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
01:48 2019-06-12

Breaking down the tiers of NBA free agency At 6 p.m. on Sunday, roughly 40 percent of the NBA will hit free agency. For the first time since the cap-spiked summer of 2016, teams will be able to spend in droves — with many of the hefty contract...
07:12 2019-06-30

Slovakia to host EU's new labor agency The Slovak capital Bratislava on Thursday won the right to host a new European Union agency to oversee the labor market that is due to start operating this autumn....
12:48 2019-06-13

Agency: Safeguards failed in fire that killed 5 at gas well OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal report says an explosion and fire that killed five workers at an Oklahoma natural gas well last year was caused by the failure of blowout prevention devices and other fa...
17:24 2019-06-12

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 ...
01:24 2019-06-15

Many NBA free agency decisions set to start arriving NBA teams can start striking deals with free agents at 6 p.m. Eastern time Sunday, with the expectation that more than $1 billion in deals should be agreed to by the end of the evening. None of them c...
01:24 2019-07-01

| LeBron gives 23 to Davis as Lakers eye free agency LeBron James will give up his No 23 jersey to new Los Angeles Lakers team-mate Anthony Davis, who will sacrifice a trade bonus to help finance free agency moves....
07:12 2019-06-28

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
19:48 2019-06-23

Sixers look scarier than ever after wild day of NBA free agency The Nets made the biggest splash. Philadelphia may have the last laugh. Though Brooklyn stole Sunday’s spotlight by landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at the opening of free agency, the 76ers ended...
05:36 2019-07-01

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money was agreed to.       ...
19:24 2019-07-01

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes. The UNHC...
14:00 2019-06-07

Strong El Nino 'unlikely' this year: U.N. weather agency There is a 60-65% percent chance of El Nino weather conditions emerging between June and August, but a strong El Nino looks unlikely, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Monday, citing ...
19:12 2019-05-27

June was Europe's hottest ever, EU satellite agency says The continent's average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record, according to the European Union's satellite agency. International researchers have warned Europe faces more frequent and in...
04:36 2019-07-03

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report ...
12:48 2019-05-28

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free ag...
05:36 2019-07-10

Kevin Durant’s free agency will be way different this time Kevin Durant has seen enough. Unlike three years ago when the former Thunder superstar was wooed in the Hamptons by the Warriors’ championship core, and Tom Brady, among others, Durant is expect...
22:24 2019-06-27

U.S. Air Force activates Medical Readiness Agency The U.S. Air Force has activated a new field operating agency, the Medical Readiness Agency, to concentrate on ensuring its hundreds of thousands of personnel are healthy....
21:36 2019-07-03

NBA really wants to stop growing free agency trend LAS VEGAS — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA’s board of governors discussed ways ...
05:36 2019-07-10

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border....
20:00 2019-07-16

NBA free agency: Tracking all big player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
02:48 2019-07-01

DeMarcus Cousins is NBA free agency’s forgotten man DeMarcus Cousins remains on the market during the NBA’s free-agency frenzy, and it’s unclear when that will change. “There is no market for him,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said late Monday night on Sc...
22:12 2019-07-02

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border ...
01:36 2019-06-06

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elect...
21:36 2019-06-14

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in 1989.        ...
02:36 2019-05-24

Kevin Durant’s free-agency decision will come quickly The world won’t have to wait long to find out where Kevin Durant is going. Durant will announce his free-agency decision Sunday night, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. NBA free agen...
23:36 2019-06-30

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secr...
12:00 2019-06-03

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday ...
20:00 2019-06-05

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
15:24 2019-06-07

NHL free agency: Expect these teams to be active July 1 Joe Pavelski, Artemi Panarin, Sergei Bobrovsky, Matt Duchene and Jake Gardiner are among the many UFAs who will likely find new teams.       ...
18:12 2019-06-30

This isn’t the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency choice, either Today will also not be the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency destination. Kawhi confidant Cris Carter let the world know on Thursday that the reigning NBA Finals MVP wouldn’t be ...
06:00 2019-07-06

U.S. Calls for Special Meeting of U.N. Atomic Agency Over Iran The U.S. called for a special session of the United Nations atomic agency board, increasing the pressure on Europe and others to take a stand against Iran after Tehran said it breached the 2015 nuclea...
00:12 2019-07-06

Indonesia’s respected disaster agency spokesman dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died...
05:12 2019-07-08

Sliding doors: How the Knicks did and did not botch free agency Once New York missed out on its top free-agent targets, the front office recovered nicely. But do Knicks execs deserve credit for cleaning up a mess they made?...
05:12 2019-07-04

Extreme heat could burn 80 million jobs, says UN agency Workers in Europe had to adapt to high temperatures in recent days. But the impact of heat stress on the global economy by the year 2030 will be severe, according to the UN. The world’s poorest will b...
15:00 2019-07-01

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a malicious cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ lice...
10:12 2019-06-11

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization to a subcontractor....
01:12 2019-06-11

NBA free agency: Winners and losers from Day 1, from Nets to Rockets The Brooklyn Nets came out on top with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, while the New York Knicks watched as other teams outmaneuvered them.       ...
19:24 2019-07-01

The winners and losers of the opening days of NBA free agency Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images NBA free agency got off to a blistering start. In just the first few days, some teams have emerged as winners and losers of free agency, m...
10:12 2019-07-04

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
13:24 2019-06-10

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kyrie Irving Coming off his third consecutive All-Star season, Kyrie Irving is a major free agent up for grabs this summer. Here are some potential landing spots.       ...
12:36 2019-06-28

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to aw...
01:36 2019-05-30

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year...
18:24 2019-05-23

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last y...
10:48 2019-06-19

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
20:48 2019-07-13

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed ...
21:12 2019-05-28

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
19:36 2019-06-27

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kevin Durant An Achilles injury won't prevent Kevin Durant from being one of the top targets for teams when NBA free agency opens on June 30.       ...
22:12 2019-06-27

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
10:36 2019-06-17

Draft Done, What’s Next for the Knicks and Nets? Patience and Free Agency R.J. Barrett could turn out to be a terrific draft pick, but the Knicks need much more to contend. Both New York teams are eyeing free agency and have money to spend....
20:48 2019-06-21

NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors’ new reality changes everything As usual, the potential drama of NBA free agency was discussed and dissected for months. For once, the upcoming season could be even more suspenseful. Following the myriad league-altering moves made d...
06:24 2019-07-02

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says t...
08:12 2019-05-28

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Klay Thompson Five time All-Star Klay Thompson enters unrestricted free agency this summer. Here are some potential landing spots.       ...
22:12 2019-06-27

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring Niger. The UNHCR released a statement Thursday sayin...
19:48 2019-06-20

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency PARIS (AP) — Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country’s intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories....
13:00 2019-05-24

Isaiah Thomas plans on being steal of NBA free agency One of the biggest free agent wildcards perhaps resides in a five-foot-nine, 185 pound frame. Isaiah Thomas hasn’t played a full NBA season since 2016, but is confident he can return to his old self. ...
03:24 2019-06-28

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirem...
00:24 2019-06-19

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, alone has allegedly laundered over Rs 5,000 crore.....
02:36 2019-06-21

Davis: Rob Pelinka called 'every 30 to 45 minutes' during free agency New Lakers big man Anthony Davis dishes on his exit from New Orleans, trying to recruit Kawhi Leonard and why he's not thinking beyond 2019-20 in L.A....
09:12 2019-07-15

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
21:00 2019-05-23

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World H...
00:24 2019-06-21

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive....
18:36 2019-05-21

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts. Pierre Kra...
18:36 2019-06-17

A Living, Breathing Roundup Of All The NBA's Less-Exciting Free Agency Signings Not every name that NBA insiders tweet about this evening and beyond will be worth an entire blog post to overanalyze the value of their decision and the competitive ramifications of that move. For th...
03:00 2019-07-01

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches...
00:12 2019-06-21

Nets deal their way closer to dream free-agency scenario The Nets hosted the NBA draft Thursday, but general manager Sean Marks’ moves sure looked like he had an eye toward free agency as well, clearing space for a run at Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Free...
08:36 2019-06-21

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, incl...
18:48 2019-06-21

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
19:24 2019-06-14

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
04:24 2019-06-18

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
19:12 2019-05-21

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenshi...
12:24 2019-06-11

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
18:48 2019-06-22

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, ab...
17:36 2019-05-21

Celtics draft young scorers as they trudge into free agency Facing uncertainty, Celtics pick up Indiana guard Romeo Langford, Tennessee forward Robert Williams in busy NBA draft       ...
07:00 2019-06-21

NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the global defense contractor hired to run the system, ...
06:00 2019-06-22

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assa...
14:36 2019-05-22

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across t...
00:48 2019-05-23

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
03:12 2019-07-06

Knicks’ free agency whiffs mean its time for an image overhaul LAS VEGAS — With $70 million of cap space, Knicks brass bought time instead of a star player. Striking out shouldn’t be shocking when reviewing their past lack of conquests. The Knicks’ narrative for ...
06:00 2019-07-06

U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday said it would review whether Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can claim rights to a gene-editing technology known as CRIS...
18:48 2019-06-27

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Lok Sabha NIA Bill 2019: A law to strengthen the anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) by empowering it to investigate attacks against Indians abroad was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday after......
16:36 2019-07-15

Wizards planning a deliberate, creative approach to free agency Washington plans to build its roster "thoughtfully, patiently, efficiently," said Tommy Sheppard, its senior vice president of basketball operations....
01:01 2019-06-30

Wife of China's Meng, former Interpol chief, sues agency The wife of the former head of Interpol, who was detained in his native China, said on Sunday she had sued the global police cooperation agency for failing to protect his family and complicity in what...
18:24 2019-07-07

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded disaster agency spokesperson, a man who continued ...
10:36 2019-07-07

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances...
03:24 2019-06-10

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
13:24 2019-05-22

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange un...
21:36 2019-05-23

National Investigation Agency To Take Over Gadchiroli Attack Probe: Cops The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is set to take over probe into the May 1 Maoist attack case in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli in which 15 security personnel and a driver were killed, a senior police...
23:24 2019-07-06

NBA free agency tracker: Live updates, analysis for all of the top players The NBA's annual free agency chaos is finally upon us. Stick with us as we track all of the significant player movement across the league.       ...
02:48 2019-07-01

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge?       ...
00:24 2019-06-15

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Vene...
20:48 2019-06-07

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
13:00 2019-06-10

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases ac...
00:12 2019-07-09

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical ...
05:48 2019-05-22

NBA free agency: Which teams have money to spend on All-Star talent? Several NBA teams, including the Knicks, Nets, Clippers, Lakers and Kings, have plenty of cash to spend in free agency, which opens Sunday.       ...
22:00 2019-06-29

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it i...
01:48 2019-05-23

Centre Finalises Broad Contours Of Defence Space Agency The government has finalised the broad contours of a new defence space agency which will develop capabilities to protect India's interests in outer space and deal with threats of space wars, officials...
20:36 2019-06-11

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world’s second largest hunge...
19:00 2019-07-02

76ers emerge from inventive free agency as true contenders Elton Brand threaded the needle during the first 24 hours of free agency, fashioning Philadelphia into a contender by retooling his talented core and poaching a star from a bitter rival....
00:12 2019-07-03

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton v...
23:36 2019-05-29

Overlooked in free agency, DJ LeMahieu has been a godsend for the Yankees – and perhaps the AL MVP Despite a batting title and three Gold Gloves in Colorado, DJ LeMahieu didn't draw much interest this winter. Now, he's making a run at an MVP award.       ...
19:24 2019-07-01

NBA free agency: Where Tobias Harris fits in 76ers’ plans Tobias Harris’ career has been anything but steady, playing for five different teams in eight seasons. However, that seems poised to change this offseason, as the 26-year-old Long Island native will l...
22:24 2019-06-27

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations R...
15:24 2019-05-21

India Pledges To Contribute USD 5 Million To UN Palestine Refugee Agency India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2019 to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency, even as it voiced concern over the agency's difficult financial situation due to voluntary contributions from....
08:01 2019-07-02

U.S. blacklists Venezuela military agency after death of navy captain The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions against Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency following the death of a navy captain after a week in its custody....
17:48 2019-07-11

Kemba Walker’s free agency just took a stunning Celtics twist The Celtics may have found a replacement for Kyrie Irving. The Hornets may be losing the face of their franchise. Though Kemba Walker has repeatedly stated his preference to remain with the team that ...
22:24 2019-06-27

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest...
17:48 2019-05-28

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “...
15:24 2019-05-21

NHL free agency winners and losers: The signings shaking up the East Some of these moves were easy to predict long in advance. Others went down to the wire. There could be some big risers in the NHL next season after the wave of signings made Monday, particularly in th...
22:12 2019-07-02