Tag Archives: Africa

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Airbus lifts jet output, dismisses glut concerns

By Tim Hepher & Cyril Altmeyer PARIS (Reuters) – Europe's Airbus pledged to increase production of its popular A320 & dismissed growing concerns approximately the jetliner market on Friday, putting…

Britain's teachers, doctors must report FGM or risk being fired

By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Teachers & doctors in England & Wales must report cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the police or risk losing their…

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India's Modi pitches 'partnership of prosperity' to Africa

By Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned on the charm for African leaders on Thursday, promising $10 billion (£6.6 billion)in credit to back a…

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Snakebite Victims in Africa Lack Needed Antivenom, Researcher Says

There is an urgent need for better & more accessible snakebite treatments in Africa, which cause thousands of deaths each year, researchers argue. Recently, the antivenom manufacturer Sanofi-Pasteur made headlines…

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US to move forward with hosting 2016 Copa America

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation has agreed to move ahead with hosting next year's Centennial Copa America. The announcement was made Friday, two days after Confederation…

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Xi Shoots Xi Scores: China Visit Hits Manchester

Chinese President Xi Jinping has ended his state visit to Britain with a trip to Manchester as David Cameron promoted the Government's "Northern Powerhouse" agenda. The tour marked the final…

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Takata air bag recall probe could expand – U.S. regulator

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. regulators said on Monday they could expand their investigation into Takata Corp <7312.T> air bag inflators beyond 11 automakers, as questions arose approximately…

Putin warns of incursion from Afghanistan into Central Asia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned leaders of Central Asian nations of a possible militant incursion from Afghanistan. Putin's statement comes a day after U.S. President…